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Riders in the snow!

By franken
I couldn't think of another title!

When I first uploaded this in 2007 it was suggested that I removed or lightened the shadows on the riders.

I thought I'd give it a go and this was the result. This version was going to be submitted to a camera club competition but I left the club before I submitted it.

Taken in the Swiss Alps. I remember losing all contact with my feet for some time!Smile

They appeared out of the gloom.

Thank you Graham - Digital_boi for the UA greatly appreciated.

Tags: Photo journalism General Landscape and travel Portraits and people

Voters: brownsilent, Richsr, paulett and 53 more

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Comments


Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
8 Dec 2011 8:41AM
Colour version for me, seems to have more depth.
Regards Richard

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paulett 7 19 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 8:56AM
lovely shot.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 8:57AM
I prefer V1, shows up that little foal sheltering between the two horses. Carole
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
8 Dec 2011 9:09AM
Wonderful work.

Rock
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 9:11AM
I remember it and still think its a good image. Hope you joined another club.
Mavis
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
8 Dec 2011 9:14AM

Quote:I remember it and still think its a good image. Hope you joined another club.
Mavis



I've not joined another club Mavis, the last one was so clique it put me off for life!


Ken
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
8 Dec 2011 9:37AM
I love the glow of the colour and the starkness of the mono, so both faves for me today.
(Ooh, I've just noticed the foal as per Rolepics' comment above. What a shame it didn't show itself a bit more).
Chris
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
8 Dec 2011 10:07AM
Absolute cracker Ken, must say your last camera club missed a great photographer.

Regards

Trev.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
8 Dec 2011 10:53AM
The camera club's loss. This is a lovely grouping and I do like the colour version.

Dave
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
8 Dec 2011 11:06AM
Thanks all!
8 Dec 2011 11:18AM
this is a winner Ken v1 is a real cracker love the colours and the depth this has so....

Graham GrinGrinGrin
martyn_b 11 20 1
8 Dec 2011 11:55AM
in my view the colour version works best, cheers martyn
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
8 Dec 2011 1:04PM
I remember this well, and still love it!
8 Dec 2011 1:30PM
A superb image, love it............Sandy
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 1:31PM
What a great image Ken - I really can't decide, but I think on balance I prefer the colour. It's a real winner; shame you didn't get it into that competition.
Ann
imagio 10 12 1 England
8 Dec 2011 2:23PM
Both work well but, V 1 for me Ken..
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
8 Dec 2011 2:51PM
Superb,the camera clubs loss

Brian.................
danbrann Plus
12 621 17
8 Dec 2011 3:01PM
Colour for me today Ken. Superb.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 3:42PM
Wonderful work Ken, it would have won the comp.
Brian
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
8 Dec 2011 4:30PM
Captures the atmosphere perfectly Ken. Glorious snow !!!Smile
Ron.
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 6:00PM
Super image and love V1 best
Ju
phil62 5 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2011 7:06PM
V1 Smile

Phil
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
8 Dec 2011 7:35PM
A first class capture. Carol
Suehh 9 39 6 England
8 Dec 2011 7:54PM
It is so hard to choose which version here - I love the mono so much - and the light in the coloured version is so good too - impossible for me to choose I think - what a great capture.
wyatturp 11 2 England
8 Dec 2011 8:13PM
V1 Ken well done , works well ..
Peagreen 6 1 1 England
8 Dec 2011 10:20PM
Superb image, Ken. Both work well but its the colour version for me. Smile
Take care, Pauline
luceombra 5 27 5 Italy
12 Dec 2011 9:26AM
Excellent capture! Both version are beautiful but, as you maybe know, I am a mono lover....Wink

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