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By keith selmes  
A colour photo, converted to mono, cropped, some brushwood removed.
Not quite digitally manipulated, I hope.
Saw it at a horse trials, took it at the same place one year later. Makes me think of an evening ride, but was actually late afternoon.

Tags: Horse Silhouette Black and white Horse trials

Voters: ajtorres, the_scattman, Bright_Light and 19 more

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12 Aug 2005 10:41AM
Great shot, the black and white works really well. I like the contrast in the action of the horse to the calm of the trees.


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Bright_Light 14 31
12 Aug 2005 10:41AM
Its really nice I love it, just enough to keep you interested in the silhouttes without leaving you feeling overpowered.
shitzkit 16 147
12 Aug 2005 10:51AM
fantastic shot
firzhugh 15 13 New Zealand
12 Aug 2005 10:57AM
great shot, nice silhouettes
MikeA 15 1.3k England
12 Aug 2005 11:29AM
Well timed to make the most of the movement of the horse.

User_Removed 15 4.3k 2 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2005 12:13PM
cattyal Plus
14 9.0k 6 England
12 Aug 2005 1:04PM
Very effective

dark_lord Plus
16 2.4k 630 England
12 Aug 2005 1:29PM
The very simple silhouettes make this a strong image. Conjures up to me the image of a rider crossing a large plain in the middle of nowhere, one can make of it what one wants really - nice one!
keith selmes 16 7.4k 1 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2005 1:29PM
Thanks folks, some useful comments there.
MoWiz 14 114 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2005 4:15AM
beautiful composition
david_h 15 181
13 Aug 2005 1:32PM
Title says it all, superb shot, well done.
David h
User_Removed 14 279
31 Aug 2005 11:08AM
Just discovered this shot Keith. Superb!
Absolutely gorgeous image.
Best wishes, Simon
keith selmes 16 7.4k 1 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2005 2:28PM
Thankyou very much Simon, impressive portfolio you have.
This was Bicton btw.
sputnki 15 10 Canada
1 Jan 2006 6:29AM
Great image, simple and powerful.

himel 15 61
2 Jan 2006 3:01AM
its great!!!!! very action film

kelmac 13 1
1 Jul 2006 5:35AM
Just came across your pic while searching horse tags. Well done, it's really effective and well composed.

Love it
keith selmes 16 7.4k 1 United Kingdom
1 Jul 2006 10:53AM
aaah! tags work! Thanks.
liparig 15 233 United States
2 Oct 2006 9:18PM
wow love this shot its a fantastic use of silouettes

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