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New Forest Pony having a drink in a small pond. I was actually quite impressed with the depth of the water for such a small pond.

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 70 - 300 APO
Title:Horse to Water
Username:Miles Herbert Miles Herbert
Uploaded:8 Feb 2005 - 9:34 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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jan's
jan's e2 Member 11jan's vcard
8 Feb 2005 - 9:37 AM

Excellent shot,well taken.
JAN..

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katieb
katieb e2 Member 10255 forum postskatieb vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2005 - 9:41 AM

I like that Miles, I love the way he is kissing his reflection or is he just admiring his looks. Made me smile.
Lovely colouring also.
Katie

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C_Daniels
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8 Feb 2005 - 9:43 AM

Like it,well taken
cklick

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Denise
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8 Feb 2005 - 9:47 AM

Love the composition and colours Miles.

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andytvcams
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8 Feb 2005 - 9:48 AM

A new Forrest postcard Miles.

Andy...

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Pete_g
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8 Feb 2005 - 9:55 AM

Nice detail and positioning Miles.

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lyne
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8 Feb 2005 - 10:02 AM

What a beautiful capture lovely comp lynex

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villanbob
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8 Feb 2005 - 10:09 AM

Lovely, just lovely. So tempting to zoom right in on the pony, nice to see some of his "habitat"!!

Bob

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tim g
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8 Feb 2005 - 10:14 AM

Lovely photograph

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suleesia
suleesia e2 Member 10176 forum postssuleesia vcard Malaysia
8 Feb 2005 - 10:24 AM

A beauty!! simple & clean composition. Nice image.
Rgds
Su

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Tom_H
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8 Feb 2005 - 10:26 AM

Nice shot

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old timer
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8 Feb 2005 - 10:50 AM

Nice comp, Miles, and I like the reflections in the water.
Jim

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2005 - 11:00 AM

Composition is spot on Miles!

Ade

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jasonewell
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8 Feb 2005 - 11:14 AM

Clear detail and warm lighting in a beautiful and peaceful shot. Great work.
Jason

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turtle1
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8 Feb 2005 - 11:19 AM

Great shot
Barbara

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grom
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8 Feb 2005 - 12:07 PM

what a peaceful shot,if i'd do anthing with this shot,i'd make several copies and keep them safe

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inkarts
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8 Feb 2005 - 12:15 PM

Love this Miles. Up to your knees in it lol. Makes it nice it going in so deep otherwise the head would be in the usual low down position. John

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Chris_H
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8 Feb 2005 - 12:49 PM

Excellent shot.

Chris

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martin.w
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8 Feb 2005 - 12:51 PM

Simple and effective, excellent composition.

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Shane136
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8 Feb 2005 - 1:01 PM

What a great photo, love it
Shane

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bassan
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8 Feb 2005 - 1:11 PM

good shot

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riprap007
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8 Feb 2005 - 1:12 PM

very good capture, excellent composition and exposure

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future
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8 Feb 2005 - 1:59 PM

Really nice Miles, great shot. One comment though, can I see the end line of grad filter used just on the far bank? Nice one. Chris

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mattberry
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8 Feb 2005 - 2:28 PM

Great shot, love the colours. I saw the prog on tele on Sunday about the New Forest on BBC2 and that inspired me to visit there this year, so does this image.

Regards
Matt

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zippie
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8 Feb 2005 - 2:48 PM


Quote: I was actually quite impressed with the depth of the water for such a small pond.

How do you know that this wasn't a short legged pony ???

Sorry Miles !

This is a beautiful natural image, I could easily see this imae promoting the new forest.

Well done

Andy

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a11sus
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8 Feb 2005 - 3:17 PM

Wow - fantastic! S

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starstriders
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8 Feb 2005 - 4:01 PM

Fantastic shot. It looks really pure, no messy background or interruptions from the focal point. Excellent work. I like the crop you've chosen too.

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Miles Herbert
Miles Herbert e2 Member 121814 forum postsMiles Herbert vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2005 - 10:45 PM

Thanks for all the comments.

Lol@Andy...you could be right!

Chris, no filters used in this shot, but I did add a slight (20%) grey gradient at the bottom to darken the water a little between the bottom border and the reflection.

Image is pretty much as it is, I've cropped a little off the top and the bottom to lengthen it a little, and I did play with levels, saturation, bright/contrast, as is usual for RAW images to polish them up.

Sorry Ian, don't really like your version of it, I wanted the space in front of the horse to give a sense of open space, whereas your version is too enclosed, and highlights are burnt out. Thanks for having a go though.

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simon butterworth
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9 Feb 2005 - 12:38 AM

I can understand how you got it there but how did you make it drink?
Lovely shot.
Simon.

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alben
alben e2 Member 13142 forum postsalben vcard England
9 Feb 2005 - 3:36 AM

A cracking shot Miles,i am hoping to get down that way on sunday weather permiting.What do i need to bring to bribe the pony to do that for me lol.

Alan

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whipspeed
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9 Feb 2005 - 6:10 AM

Beautiful composition, very peaceful & absolutely no distraction from the subject.
Sarah

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mikears
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9 Feb 2005 - 8:49 AM

Quite a nice shot Miles, I sure hope you weren't standing in the pond as well.

Click
Mike

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debster
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10 Feb 2005 - 12:50 AM

I didn't notice you'd posted this here - thanks for sharing it!
Deb

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Miles Herbert
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10 Feb 2005 - 2:45 AM

it kinda snuck in quietly Deb!

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darkblue63
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10 Feb 2005 - 4:23 AM

Good capture Miles Smile


Grant

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John_Duckett
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10 Feb 2005 - 5:41 AM

This is agreat image Miles. Superbly captured

John

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12 Feb 2005 - 1:02 AM

A very peaceful and attractive shot.

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lefty
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12 Feb 2005 - 9:23 AM

great picture, love the colours and clarity of it

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