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Old Apr 9, 2007, 3:53 AM   #11
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This is a once in a lifetime shot. Always nice to have your gear with youto take an unexpected shot like this one.

Simply wonderful and it would have been over the top if it were a Unicorn. Kind of has that feel to it by the way.

A portrait crop perhaps so the horse is not so centralized. It is good the way it is don't get me wrong but I would try different crops to see if there is any more impact to the photo than there already is.

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Old Apr 9, 2007, 9:10 AM   #12
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Hard to believe that this wasn't a set-up shot taken on a movie set somewhere! It has such great lighting and the composition is wonderful. Truly a magical shot.

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Old Apr 9, 2007, 3:26 PM   #13
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Thank you so much everyone. I am humbled by all the the nice comments.
Greg, I had the same thought when I first viewed this result.
Tom, I hear ya, I have been trying all kinds of different crops to see what happens to the synergy in this photo. Problem is, they all look good to me. :roll: I guess that's a good thing.

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Old Apr 9, 2007, 3:59 PM   #14
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That is something else, it looks very unreal. I wish it could have been taken at a smaller aperture to make it look even more like a painting, but then the horse probably would have blurred and the shot would have been ruined.

If you hadn't posted the original I wouldn't have believed that this image wasn't heavily Photoshopped, and even then it would have been an impressive feat. I wouldn't tell people you shot this from across a motel though, say that you fell asleep next to your camera and dreamt of an enchanted meadow, and when you woke up this was on your memory card.
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Old Apr 9, 2007, 6:28 PM   #15
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Thank you Corpsy.
Say, I like your version of how the picture might have happened better than the truth. At least in your version I have a more active part in creating the shot, not just pushing a button:lol:. Thanks, I think I'll use that from now on.
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Old Apr 9, 2007, 8:59 PM   #16
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You already know how much I like this one Steve Please let us know how the canvas wrap turns out, very curious of your thought on the quality ect. I also think this is one saleable image if you know how to go about that, I don't. Maybe a PM to squirl would help.
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Old Apr 9, 2007, 9:06 PM   #17
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Hey thanks buddy, I will let you know how the wrap comes out. I was having a similar thought about trying to sell some copies of this photo. I have sold some of my wildlife and landscape photos locally but, only to folks who already know me and only on a very limited basis. I may have to just schlep a few copies from door to door at a few local galleries. Who knows, It's just an ego boost having all the positive feedback.
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Old Apr 9, 2007, 9:08 PM   #18
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A photographer's hole in one
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What a nice thing to say. Thank you.
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I can't add anything original other than my agreement with the others before me that you captured a wonderful scene. Best of luck with print sales. I would imagine you would have true success.
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