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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:22 AM   #1
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I have been away from the boards for a while busy with all kinds of stuff. However I just got back from a nice rest with the family at the coast. I know that this is not a wildlife shot but, frankly, I could not figure out where else to post it. I couldn't find a Fantasy forum.
This shot is pretty much right out of the camera with just a tad bit of sharpening. It's a shot of one of a trio of resuced Belgian horses on the Mendocino coast of Calif. It was early morning and this particular horse was scratching and sunning in the moring warmth. I shot this from the balcony of our room, about 300 yards away, with my 200-500mm Tamron fully extended. I was actually not expecting much and was surprised by the outcome. I would very much like to others to critique and comment on this shot to see if it's as good as I think it is.
Thanks all, in advance for your feedback.
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:32 AM   #2
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Fantasy is right, great shots!
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:36 AM   #3
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The only suggestion I have is to frame them. You did gooood.

TOTALLY WACKY roger
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 12:18 PM   #4
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Oh, yeah, it's as good as you thought. That's quite a catch from the balcony of your room.
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 12:41 PM   #5
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Awesome! Looks like they could be a scene in a fantasy movie like Lord of the Rings.
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 1:52 PM   #6
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Looks like an illustration out of a book, very nice!

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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:00 PM   #7
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Thank you everyone for the nice words and feedback.
Cheers,
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:15 PM   #8
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That first one is fantastic, and I'm really not that much of a horse person. I agree, that one needs printing! I'd crop just a little of the left hand side and then go here... http://www.mpix.com/productsinfo.aspx?prod=12
VERY nice job.:|
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Old Apr 5, 2007, 11:44 PM   #9
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Thanks much GoCubs.
A crop something like this?


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Old Apr 6, 2007, 7:31 AM   #10
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Magic! Lord of the Rings is a great way to describe the mood of the shot. There is probably a hobbit in the shire just out of shot.
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