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This was taking it a little to far, and that hurt!!
the Guardians stopped their 'play session' after this and that was the end of out great time there in the Carmargue
the next image after the last one I put on then it was time to unfortunately come home
but as Arnie said....I will be back!

Thank You all for so many UA's have thanked each personally...very much appreciated

Hope that you like the mono, will put on the colour as a version, see what you think

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Apr 2014 - 10:14 AM
Focal Length:55mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Time to stop
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:4 May 2014 - 11:03 PM
Tags:Carmargue, France, General, Playing, Sea, Stallions, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:311
Unique Views:119
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96226 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:06 PM

The colour image is very good Lillian, but the mono has that tad of extra drama and excitement


Adrian

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:08 PM

Excellent mono image LillianSmile

Cliff

ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
4 May 2014 - 11:12 PM

Mono for me, an excellent image.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 May 2014 - 11:13 PM

Superb Lillian but definitely agree with Adrian. Cathy

Speckled_Coast
4 May 2014 - 11:16 PM

A superb image. I'm torn for a preference - probably the colour for it's softness, however the mono is very strong and focuses the eye more on the subject matter.

Susan

Last Modified By Speckled_Coast at 4 May 2014 - 11:18 PM
M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 May 2014 - 11:23 PM


Quote: The colour image is very good Lillian, but the mono has that tad of extra drama and excitement


Adrian

Adrian's said it for me. Stunning capture.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:27 PM

How can we choose - superb mono but oh those soft colours say Camargue to me.
Amazing action image Lillian. No wonder you keep going back.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 May 2014 - 11:30 PM

Like both versions Lillian, I have a slight preference for the colour version,
Fred.

banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 101056 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada3061 Constructive Critique Points
4 May 2014 - 11:53 PM

A gorgeous image either way.

The colour has the edge for me, though I think you can do variants of the mono that might be a little brighter/contrasty that will work well.

I would crop off the left to exclude those buildings, and add just a little on the right for balance.



regards



Willie

Last Modified By banehawi at 5 May 2014 - 12:08 AM
Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:13 AM

Has to be colour for me Lillian, after all thats as it is. Do enjoy your work, more please.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:20 AM

A very dramatic shot!

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:47 AM

Love it either way but I think if I had to choose it will be mono. An excellent capture of the two getting a little too into it.

ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
5 May 2014 - 1:32 AM

Love that moment captured. V2- is awesome.

handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 3:20 AM

Incredible drama!


Peter

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8167 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:51 AM

Two excellent presentations, Lillian. Carol

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 6:33 AM

Once again Lillian, another first class capture.
I do like the mono it highlights the lines and the movement on the subjects... Wow! Grin
IB

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:34 AM

Both dramatic and very welcome - more please!

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:44 AM

v2 for me today lillian love the colours and tones a stunner nice one Wink
andy

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:16 AM

Both images work well, Lillian - such amazing action shots!

Richard

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:18 AM

Fine equine action shots. Naturally I prefer the colour version.

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:25 AM

Superb! Works so well in mono.

Albert

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:39 AM

Another amazing shot Lillian, and the Mono really adds to the drama. Good to see the original colour version too.

JohnSmile

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3225 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:40 AM

I love the mono but it has to be colour for me,love their colour against the lovely blue skySmile
NettaSmile

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:59 AM

I like the mono, Lillian but I like the coloured version more.

Ray

jimpy1
jimpy1 Plus Member 6jimpy1 vcard England
5 May 2014 - 8:03 AM

Both great, mono just shades it.

Jim

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 8:55 AM

Both work so very well - can't make my mind up.
Joan.

myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 9:17 AM

2 super images, your shots show what a fabulous time you had.

Myra

morpheus1955
5 May 2014 - 9:26 AM

Fabulous shot Lillian, I love both versions with a slight preference for the mono version

Hugh

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:19 AM

Utterly superb timing and composition, Lillian Smile

The mono looks a wee bit dark on my screen. That aside, I still prefer the colour one. Such a beauty Smile

Andrew

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 10:41 AM

The mono looks very dramatic, but you have captured some beautiful colour tones - I like them equally! Great shot Lillian.
Carole

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 11:13 AM

Amazing images I like both,it just shows the strength of these Horses,

Ali

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 11:16 AM

a super image


Billy

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51215 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 11:48 AM

They both work well, Lillian, such a strong composition, full of movement and excitement. The mono is a bit flat though, the 'levels' can be adjusted to boost the whites quite a lot.

Dave

ugly
ugly Plus Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 12:47 PM

A top class image well done..

Dave

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 2:56 PM

Both versions are stunning Lillian!

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2234 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 3:15 PM

Love both versions Lillian...what a great experience

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 3:27 PM

Two fabulous images, Lillian. Perfect timing & comp. Could admire these images all day.

Fred

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
5 May 2014 - 4:49 PM

two lovely shots v1 for me lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4845 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:19 PM

Superb shot !!!......well caught piece of action !!.

There's so much potential in this great shot !!!!.Wink

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64904 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 5:43 PM

Strong image.
x

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91940 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:33 PM

Colour for me Lillian - I don't think mono does these beautiful horses justice.
Brian.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8248 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:41 PM

A tremendous action shot Lillian, this is a case of horse play going a bit too far!Blush I must agree with Brian though, the colour version is better by a country mile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 6:55 PM

Thank you everyone, and yes, I will have a 'play around' when I finish looking at them all!!!!

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
5 May 2014 - 7:17 PM

Stunning shot Lillian with the colour version being my preferred choice Smile
Jan

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:20 PM

WOW!!

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 7:57 PM

Impossible to choose Lillian'but if I was forced to I would go with the colour.

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 8:02 PM

Love the two versions Lillian. The mono is very dramatic but I think it's the colour for me, they look beautiful against the blue sky.
Stunning captures GrinGrin

Kathryn

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
5 May 2014 - 9:25 PM

Once again a great capture, Lillian. Love them equally.
Effrossini

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2014 - 11:41 PM

Cracking images Lillian, Top photography

Last Modified By Mike_Smith at 5 May 2014 - 11:41 PM
SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 8:43 AM

The colour version has more appeal for me, Lillian.
What a tremendous image, though.
Full of wild power...

Simon

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 10:09 AM

Wonderful action and interaction, but to could so easily turn to anger, one extra nip and who knows.

Dougie

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 4:41 PM

Looks like the one on the left is giving the other a love bite, and the one on the right isn't too happy about it! Grin A very good well timed shot, Lillian, and has to be in colour for me Wink
Trev Smile

suejoh
suejoh Plus Member 10236 forum postssuejoh vcard United Kingdom
6 May 2014 - 7:40 PM

Wonderful.
Preference would be the mono version.

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2014 - 9:31 PM

I am with the mono Lillian, these whote horses just seem to look so good in monoGrin
Diane

tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 8:50 AM

The mono seem to have an added dimension to the colour one.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5146 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 9:18 PM

Gosh, what a long way to have to scroll down to append my tuppence worth: wonder interplay between the two stallions, Lillian, and it has to ne the colour version for me, mainly as I cannot make out so much detail around the right head area in the B and W version. I think I noticed someone referring to contrast as I scrolled down and perhaps enhanced contrast would gee up V 1 for me.
R.

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
7 May 2014 - 9:56 PM

Fantastic as always Lilian, thanks for sharing.
Brian

JohnoP
JohnoP Plus Member 9JohnoP vcard
7 May 2014 - 10:15 PM

Two superb images Lillian....can't actually choose between the two...love them both! Smile John

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9865 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1668 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2014 - 10:49 PM

Definitely the colour for me, Lillian, I love all of your pictures of the horses.

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 11:16 AM

After good consideration, I think I prefer the colour
V2.
Both superb though.
Wonderful natural action of the fine stallions.

B.

PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5110 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2014 - 3:40 PM

Lovely shot and on balance I think I prefer the colour version

moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 May 2014 - 5:51 PM

Do like the mono, but has to be the coloour version for me. Moira

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