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A whole lot of Bull

By mandarinkay
I was inspired for this by someone on EPZ some time ago ... I forget who right now, but I took this pic about 3 years ago ... and never quite knew what to do with it as the background was very cluttered, also there was barbed wire in front of him and a few bits of branch across his face (was still learning about composing shots then! LOL!) I came across the pic last night on my hard drive and immediately thought of the picture I had seen in the gallery, and set to work .... this is the result! I am fairly pleased with it, but .... would welcome the opinion of you guys out there! Good or bad! Thanks all for previous comments and for taking the time to look. Begining to catch up with folk now, will be around to those I have missed really soon.
Oh .... please if you have time ... could you take a peek at my grandsons p/f ... scoobykarl Karl has recently joined the junior section. ThanksWink
Take care all,
Karen xxx

Tags: Bull Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Bovine Farm animal Cattle Pets and captive animals

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Comments


4 Sep 2007 10:59AM
Like this, excellent presentation,
Fred.

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Sep 9 1.3k England
4 Sep 2007 11:05AM
Great light and colour
Joe
TattySnapper 10 10 England
4 Sep 2007 11:19AM
Not a million miles away from what I was trying to produce with my shot of 'Woody' a couple of days ago - However, you seem to have cracked it with this one! So, not really 'a whole lot of bull' - very good, actually!

Cheers,
Simon
What a great shot and you have composed the background beautifully.
imander 9 388 7 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2007 11:45AM
lovely looking shot,well done
ian
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
4 Sep 2007 12:11PM
Great dramatic picture oozing power from the bull

Peter
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
4 Sep 2007 2:10PM
Very delicatly done, ( odd for a bull?? LOL) but the highlights define the image-- It appears weel set apart from the black bg-- works well--


I would like t o see how this goes in a portrait shape, perhaps extending the canvas at the top and bottom--

Jennnn
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
4 Sep 2007 6:16PM
Nicely done Karen,I think Jen has a good idea with the portrait format.
Janet
sparklep 9 146 1
4 Sep 2007 10:59PM
Oh this is wonderful. Really.
chrissd Plus
10 304 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2007 5:44AM
thats awesome Smile
chris
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
5 Sep 2007 11:38AM
You can't beat a bit of bully Karen. Treatment looks good and I also think portrait format would be another good option too.
Brian.
roverfoxy9 12 278 Spain
5 Sep 2007 1:31PM
This is outstanding. Iīm surprised it hasnīt received more acclaim. I could look at this for a very long time, but unfortunately I have to go back to work !! Might do well in a "black" competition. Bull marks ha ha.
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
6 Sep 2007 6:55PM
Wonderful work Karen . Reminds me of the Black Labrador on the front of THE BOOK . xxx
wyatturp 11 2 England
7 Sep 2007 8:14AM
Excellent picture , thanks for your comments

DougSmile
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
10 Sep 2007 4:26PM
Excellent light. Great shot.
Andy

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