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Hungry Horse

By chrispethick  
I shot on Dartmoor in Devon using a 10mm wide angle lens on my Canon EOS 20D

Tags: Horses Eating Flowers and plants Chris pethick Hungry horse Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: RickConnell, Contraluz, daffydill56 and 276 more

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Cowbags 13 436 England
22 Jun 2006 8:23PM
Nice bright colours and an excellent viewpoint!!


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Consulo 13 840 10 Scotland
22 Jun 2006 8:23PM
What a viewpoint!
Blenkinsopp 12 320 4 England
22 Jun 2006 8:28PM
excellent, original shooting angle and lovely capture
22 Jun 2006 8:29PM
Excellent colour and POV!
MarkT 13 119 2 England
22 Jun 2006 8:29PM
Superb viewpoint, I was thinking I've seen a similar photo in a magazine, and it's your 1st upload, lol.

22 Jun 2006 8:31PM
Great capture and view point.
22 Jun 2006 8:32PM
hi MarkT did you actually see my donk picture in a magazine?
msab85 11
22 Jun 2006 8:32PM this! Great colours!
bidy100 11 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2006 8:43PM
If this don't get 100 clicks i will eat that grass and horse...Brilliant
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
22 Jun 2006 8:44PM
what an angle! Fab shot
22 Jun 2006 8:46PM
.... wow...

grtz Elco
ColinT-B 11 38 3 England
22 Jun 2006 8:58PM
All you can really say is .........WOW

22 Jun 2006 9:14PM
this is a great image. good idea and i love the summery/happy bright colours.
Great piece of work. well done.

dave thelens 14 936 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2006 9:19PM
this is one of the most imaginitive images I have ever seen on here ... the wow factor goes off the scale with me

NevP 12 853 13 Canada
22 Jun 2006 9:48PM
Happy to give you thirty, many more on the way I expect.
CanonMan 16 524 4 England
22 Jun 2006 9:49PM
Brilliant shot. Great angle you've got this from.
22 Jun 2006 9:58PM
Excellent shot.
I love the vibrant colours.

martin.w 15 501 22 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2006 10:01PM
Original and brilliant!!
liparig 13 233 United States
22 Jun 2006 10:37PM
wow cool shot very different, love the perspective angle well done
stevenb Plus
14 260 6 England
22 Jun 2006 10:58PM
A truly top notch image, well done.

Nic_WA 13 179 2 Australia
22 Jun 2006 11:14PM
Brilliant...just brilliant! Well done on your EC.
scragend 13 3 Scotland
22 Jun 2006 11:14PM
Brilliant concept and execution! I would guess very wide angle and fill-in flash? Excellent stuff! I'll look out for your next upload.
The_Collector 11 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2006 11:19PM
How do you do it every time. What a fantastic image. You don't upload many but every one you do blows my socks clean off!

Everything in this photo is so utterly right.
Congrats on your EC and RC
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1966 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2006 11:29PM
Mind-bogglingly unique!
TommyStr 11 9 3 Norway
23 Jun 2006 3:10AM
Boyd 14 11.2k 11 Wales
23 Jun 2006 6:21AM
that is so good.
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
23 Jun 2006 6:56AM
brilliant, what an angle!
How did you do it?
pfheyes 13 254 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 7:23AM
Love it, love it, love it. Smile

conrad 13 10.9k 116
23 Jun 2006 7:55AM
Wow, quite the angle/viewpoint! And I think the flare actually adds something to the picture instead of bothering me. Great shot! And congrats on getting an EC for it!

A_Harrison 13 260 Canada
23 Jun 2006 8:52AM
How on earth did you manage this one.

23 Jun 2006 8:55AM
Great angle. It must have been hard work to get this just right.
daringdaphne 13 82 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 9:16AM
Very unusual, even hard to work out how you mananged it. Beautifil light, flowers, sky, horse, angle. get my vote.

Deego 11 27
23 Jun 2006 9:16AM
Wow what a low view point, even beats my cow ;o)

Well deserves the RC + EC
Westers 13 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
23 Jun 2006 9:32AM
It's all been said. Cracking.
mattmatic 13 598
23 Jun 2006 9:57AM
Bizarre angle - love it Smile
Maddie Plus
12 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 12:55PM
so different, well done
riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
23 Jun 2006 1:08PM
excellent piece of photography
whipspeed Plus
13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 1:22PM
Brilliant, well deserved EC.
PatrickSmith 12 1.2k 2 United States
23 Jun 2006 2:17PM
Awesome! I'm just glad I'm not a flower.
hsreid 12 20 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 8:26PM
Very original, and dangerous!!
BlueRoom 11 73 20 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2006 10:05PM
Just Superb. Brilliant work.
24 Jun 2006 7:19AM
everything has been said, it is great.
kinfatric 13 550 9 Scotland
24 Jun 2006 10:40AM
amazing angle, very good colour too
xenija 14 4 Montenegro
24 Jun 2006 10:26PM
25 Jun 2006 7:00PM
love iT!
TeresaH 12 1.1k United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 8:29PM
Awsome, great angle and vibrant colours.

mad-dogs 15 2.2k England
26 Jun 2006 8:39AM
Excellent viewpoint, perspective, colours etc.

Best picture of the week for a long time.
pfheyes 13 254 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 8:45AM
Picture of the week? Deservedly so!

26 Jun 2006 8:55AM
Fabulous angle

thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
26 Jun 2006 9:02AM
Original,well seen,magnificent and well deserved EC and pic of the week,well deserved.Take care.AnnSmile
TopsyTopping 11 51 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 9:16AM
Congrats on your RC and EC and now your POTW doesn't get much better, fab idea and great shot!

Topsy Smile
Krucza 13 1
26 Jun 2006 9:25AM
Congrats on EC and POTW-love that picture!
E. Smile
TTT 16 583 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 10:14AM
Exellent,originality thats what its all about,please at least give us some disciption as to how it was done.
26 Jun 2006 11:09AM
Hi Chris

What a great picture - such sharp colours - has a real feel of summer about it - memories of seeing the world from buttercup-height as a kid in the New Zealand summertime.


foxybrown 12 368
26 Jun 2006 12:24PM
top shot.
claret 13 49 England
26 Jun 2006 1:35PM
Wonderful capture.
Fanatastic angle and colouration. Very summery
steve neil 13 597 Australia
26 Jun 2006 2:39PM
wow - amazing shot!
covey 13 1.7k Ireland
26 Jun 2006 2:53PM
Deserving of all the awards and more.

26 Jun 2006 2:53PM
Brilliant work. No idea how you did it. An original for sure...
User_Removed 13 524 England
26 Jun 2006 3:44PM
All said above - class.
26 Jun 2006 4:30PM
Agree with all the above comments! What a fantastic shot!innovative, great composition, and vibrant colours! Bravo sir, Bravo!! *Click*
ericfaragh 14 144 4 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 4:42PM
Original point of view, great use of the wide angle, marvellous clarity and colour. Well done indeed, a real beauty.
sbphoto 13 19 Ireland
26 Jun 2006 5:19PM
Excellent photograph and unusual view point. Well worth the EC Awrd. I do fine it a bit dissapointing that an image of this quality doesn't carry any discription of any kind. Would be very useful to know what equipment and set up you used.
pjc 13 397 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 6:26PM
Fresh, unusual, very well shot. It's a beauty.
David 16 32 Scotland
26 Jun 2006 6:48PM
So different & amazing colour!


26 Jun 2006 7:48PM
Very nice and unusual photo. Like it a lot.

MarkT 13 119 2 England
26 Jun 2006 7:50PM
Congrats on the EC and the POTW, did you see your other photo in the mag?

Westers 13 3.9k 1 Burkina Faso
27 Jun 2006 8:01AM
Thought it would be POTW. Congratulations.
C_Daniels 12 399 10 England
27 Jun 2006 8:10AM
Fantastic image of summer time - well conceived, did you get any slather..?
LauraVest 11 33 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2006 11:54AM
Really really like it, the angle is so unusual - i hope you didn't get trampled on!
LauraVest 11 33 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2006 11:59AM
Just a thought - have you looked at Tim Flach's work before? Think you would like it, there are similarities in your work. You've got a very nice website too!
27 Jun 2006 1:45PM
Hi Laura I havn't heard of him befor but i will look him up. Thanks for looking at my website. x
colin 13 697 5 Scotland
27 Jun 2006 7:44PM
Wonderful shot. An ants eye view !
I wonder how you got that perspective? Was it a raised bank?
Well done.
neonknight 13 1 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2006 7:50PM
totally wicked and awesome shot nice one,John
Fishnet 13 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2006 8:23PM
oh that is just superb !!! I can only dream of taking a photo like that.
carriebugg 13 65 England
27 Jun 2006 8:47PM
What a photo - I dont think i would have been brave enough to get in that position! But what a result!
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2006 10:47PM
And the camera lived to tell the tale!!
Super shot , well deserved accolades.
sugarbird 13 223 South Africa
28 Jun 2006 3:08AM
This is just great!!! Wonderful..well done..
Hazel 11 1 United States
28 Jun 2006 12:47PM
What a fabulous shot & point of view. Very cute & appealing - made me smile!
vivo 13 24 Australia
29 Jun 2006 8:13AM
I love this! Very refreshing! Excellent capture. Well deserved EC!
tce5 13 61 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2006 8:26AM
Fabulous shot. Fantastic angle, where you under the horse or just left the camera and hoped the horse would trot over. lol
BHSDallas 12 1 United States
29 Jun 2006 2:40PM
This is a classic! Excellent use of photo editing in the digital darkroom.
NathanS 12 88 England
29 Jun 2006 6:17PM
Really dramatic shot - truely inspired
philipr 12 392
29 Jun 2006 6:36PM
its all been said above but I echo it - one of my favourite shots I have seen on this site. Luv it.
tarara 11
29 Jun 2006 11:48PM
Wonderful view and one I wouldn't try for. Great work. Yvonne
162185 11
30 Jun 2006 12:27PM
This is lovely a like how you have set up the view. Gorgeusous

Olivia (162185)
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
30 Jun 2006 6:45PM
ha haa! Better late than never.......


StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
1 Jul 2006 12:04PM
excellent image so colourful
ford 14
1 Jul 2006 10:07PM
Wow ! superb picture, this realy made me smile.
pearly 12 23
2 Jul 2006 4:38PM
fantastic!! one the best ever pictures I've ever seen!!
pearly 12 23
2 Jul 2006 4:39PM
fantastic!! one the best ever pictures I've ever seen!! congrats on awards
korni 11
2 Jul 2006 4:46PM
Fantastic, original shooting angle and amazing colour!
tull 14 181 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2006 7:47PM
Truly magical fanatstic,

U4eA 13 475 England
6 Jul 2006 3:51PM
So original...and so fantastically cheerful!!

7 Jul 2006 6:55AM
I have to admit i LIKE IT
johnmd 14 38
8 Jul 2006 10:15PM
Just quite brilliant really!


lwis 11
11 Jul 2006 3:24AM
this is GREAT
BadgerB 11
11 Jul 2006 9:19PM
Great colour. Great shot.
14 Jul 2006 8:17PM
Great Angle - great shot - great idea!
bobaloona 11 81 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2006 9:24PM
One word WOW. I hope youve read all your comments!! CLICK
CecilyC 12
23 Aug 2006 8:22AM
I agree with the WOW. fantastic shot!!

tupko 13
24 Oct 2006 7:08AM
I agree with the WOW. fantastic shot!!
I agree with the Catharina
daffydill56 14 190 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2007 8:21PM
Many congrats on an amazing image.Just seen it in the Digital SLR Photography mag. Fantastic work!!

Contraluz 11 8 Chile
26 Mar 2007 11:09PM
so original!
really great!
Superb image. Nicely done
28 Apr 2008 2:02PM
Incredible shot, fantastic perspective and colours. - Martin
MandyD Plus
9 16,777.2k 1 England
31 Oct 2008 12:09PM
Tremendous shot - brilliant perspective. Love it. Mandy
ducatirider 9 5 1 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2009 8:28AM
Fantastic shot, First class. I've been trying the same but with cows but the weather has never played ball, maybe this year.

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