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Sharing a photo: Cowboy

Barry the Cowboy & Jesse the horse

I shot this a week or so ago just outside Vancouver on a ranch.

You can’t tell from this picture, but it is actually snowing here. I froze my buns of waiting for this beautiful light. I wanted to use a strobe in this shot, but my batteries died so I had to shoot au natural. I also couldn’t manage to put the lens hood on because my fingers were frozen solid. Hence the crazy lens flare. I like it though. I might try to PS it out, see if it looks better without.

I loved being out in this beautiful landscape with these majestic animals & rugged Barry the cowboy of course!

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6 Comments

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    Perry
    April 1, 2009 at 1:59 PM

    Horses make such great subjects!

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    daragh
    April 1, 2009 at 6:47 PM

    I don’t think a lens hood would offer much protection from considering you’re shooting into the sun. Leavin it in, it looks great in context with the rest of the image.

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    kelsey
    April 2, 2009 at 6:11 PM

    Nice site! and beautiful photography :)

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    Clear
    April 3, 2009 at 11:58 PM

    If only it was possible to feel the cold you felt that would be great :)(throught the picture I mean)
    Great shot. Have you taken photos of the horse alone ?

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    Just Elizabeth
    April 17, 2009 at 3:46 PM

    Found you via Ananyah.Com. Nice photo! I love horses.

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    Jimmy DFW
    April 17, 2009 at 6:39 PM

    I kind of like the lens flare. Love the blog and thanks for the links. Hopefully you’ll be doing TWIP again soon (think it was TWIP). Anyhow, your very talented and thanks for sharing.

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