Tuesday, November 22, 2011

autumn horses

It's good when you happen to have your camera next to you on the front seat of the car. You never know what you may come across while out and about. I tried to stop and get out the first time I passed them, but they were shy and ran away. So the next time I stopped in the middle of the road... I'm glad nothing was behind me... and I took these through the window with my 50mm.

  

I had to be quick. In another moment they were back in their pasture which is on the other side of this backdrop of fall colors.

I haven't played with textures in a while so I added the phoebe and pourvous textures to this one. And then I desaturated a bit and added a slight edge burn.




45 comments:

  1. Simply beautiful shots of those beautiful horses! I really like your texture on the last one - it really makes it memorable.

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  2. Beautiful shots. Glad you had your camera with you.

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  3. Such beautiful animals and your shots and editing are so great...love them!!!

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  4. So beautiful! I hear you about having the camera right next to you in the car - never know what you'll encounter along the journey.

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  5. Great shots! I always have my camera with me on the front seat but I'll see something I want to photograph while I'm driving and I don't have the opportunity to stop and take a picture or there's someone behind me and no place to pull off the road. One day I'm just gonna be holding up traffic though because I want a picture bad enough!

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  6. I love it when I have my camera and it all works. Those are just great photos Deb. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

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  7. These are wonderful photos! I was carrying my camera like you for a while and then got out of the habit. I need to make a resolution! Again, wonderful photos - great colors, great captures!

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  8. Gorgeous shots! Love that paint :)

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  9. great shots...the things we do to get photos...lol...

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  10. beautiful! love the 2nd photo best! the paint adds his own color scheme to compete against the trees!

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  11. Beautiful! I always hate when I find something fabulous but there is no way to capture it! Lucky for you that you were able to stop and get it!!

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  12. Wonderful horses and beautiful autumn colors in the background. Great texture work.

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  13. LOVE those images!
    sooo arty and gorgeous!

    have a great day!
    terrific composition, too.

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  14. What a great example of why you should take your camera with you everywhere. :) Wonderful shots!

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  15. Love the soft feel and mood from your last textured one - really really nice.

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  16. Definitely worth stopping in the middle of the road...these are beautiful!

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  17. I think that first horse was striking a post for you! He must have known how handsome he looked with those colors framing him! Lovely.

    Kathy

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  18. Beautiful captures!! I love the last one!!!

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  19. Great pictures. Glad you had your camera. Horses are my favorite subjects.

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  20. Gotta love the horses with such a pretty backdrop!

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  21. Oh Deb, I love everything about these pictures. The horse being surrounded by all that lovely colour and the white fence. Just lovely. :)
    I'm glad you had your camera next to you.

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  22. Oh wow! I love horses and how majestic they look, you really captured that majestic beauty!

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  23. That's where my camera rides, in the front seat too. Oh the pictures I wish I had stopped for. I am currently working on this "fear of someone seeing me take a picture".
    I am glad you stopped. Beautiful Captures.

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  24. pretty! i think i like the originals best... but that's me... fully saturated! ;)
    thanks for visiting again this morning... it's so good to have a few minutes to visit some long-missed blogs!
    happy thanksgiving to you and your {3} boys!
    xo

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  25. Wow, I love these! You did a great job capturing the horses, especially in motion.

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  26. gorgeous pictures.. they look like paintings :)

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  27. Beautiful! These are wonderful shots – glad that you had your camera. I love your texture work, it softens the colors and makes the image look dreamlike.

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  28. That pinto (or paint) is a beautiful
    and you captured perfect motion!
    Excellent.

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  29. stunning.. and that first shot would be framed on my wall if I had taken it!!!

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  30. Good job! The texture is great! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving day!

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  31. I can't believe those gorgeous colors in the foliage.

    Great captures of these wonderful animals.

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  32. Gorgeous shots!
    Love the first one.

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  33. Gorgeous shots ...and horses! Love the first pic so much! :D

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  34. What a great capture! I love the white horse the way it stands out against the Autumn foliage. So beautiful!(Thanks for visiting my 'Painted Ponies')

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  35. The horses, the fence, the beautiful fall colors - all make for wonderful photos! And then, there's your processing too!

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  36. How exciting that you were able to capture them- beautiful!

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  37. Deb, really like these photos of the horses. What a great capture that is ,and really love the one that you have desaturated and added the textures to. Lovely! Hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, and plan to link up tomorrow if you are having the link this week. best to you! Jeanne

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  38. WOW...these were awesome! Where did you see these horses?

    Great job once again Deb.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

    I'll be thinking of you when I give thanks tomorrow♥

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  39. how amazing to capture this through your car window; beautiful... the processing is perfect. thank you for sharing, kareninkenai (TT)

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