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Going home

By jdenman  
Here is one from back in the warmer months last year, a family of little mini ponies heading home along the drovers road. The village almost has as many little ponies around it as sheep, bold little creatures who don't know they are only tiny. There are also Fell ponies, good strong little things who would have been used in some of the old mines in the distant past.

Tags: General Landscape and travel Late sun Eden valley Gamblesby Minis heading home

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koka 8 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 8:49AM
a refreshingly warm shot - warms the heart too. Well taken John. Katie

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taupo 8 66
12 Jan 2009 8:53AM
That's a beautiful capture John. You're lucky having so many ponies in your village.

Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
12 Jan 2009 9:01AM
Delightful image John,has a lovely feel to this one.
JudeC 9 6 3 England
12 Jan 2009 9:01AM
What a lovely capture - Jude.
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
12 Jan 2009 9:04AM
A delightful capture, John. Carol
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
12 Jan 2009 9:10AM
Lovely capture and composition John. The light is so warm and the tones so golden and love the scale - the image of the child accentuates the tinyness of the ponies. A really well-balanced photo.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 9:16AM
Delightful candid shot - I love it!
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 9:20AM
Lovely warm light on this little group John
Term Plus
10 86 9 England
12 Jan 2009 9:22AM
lovely crisp details with good colour and light

12 Jan 2009 9:26AM
That is great to see on this wet windy day
Nice shot
skye1 9 29 4 Wales
12 Jan 2009 9:26AM
gorgeous shot, beautiful summer lighting and a fantastic little country lane scene
davidhu 11 19 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 9:27AM
Good rural shot, excellent lighting.
piccy 10 8 Wales
12 Jan 2009 9:31AM
Lovely rural scene - they are so cute,#/freda
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
12 Jan 2009 9:34AM
Warm light aids the atmosphere of this country scene John. Ron.
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
12 Jan 2009 9:37AM
A land full of ponies? now that sounds too good to be true Wink
Wonderful capture John, lovely soft warm light.

MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 9:46AM
What a lovely image, good to see
Techno Plus
8 1.8k 8 England
12 Jan 2009 9:46AM
Wonderful capture, oh halcyon days of summer.

12 Jan 2009 9:50AM
Delightful rural scene. Sylvia
Cormy 9 3 England
12 Jan 2009 9:59AM
Superb lighting,gorgeous image John.
videotec 8 8 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 10:04AM
Beautiful Capture John,,lovely Ponies
Many Thanks for the Birthday Wishes
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
12 Jan 2009 10:06AM
Nice capture of a pleasant rural scene.

Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
12 Jan 2009 10:06AM
What a cracking little image
12 Jan 2009 10:10AM
Lovely capture.
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
12 Jan 2009 10:11AM
Gorgeous light here John.
Good warm colours.
Nice one.
RAUL 8 Italy
12 Jan 2009 11:01AM
Excellent shot.
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
12 Jan 2009 11:19AM
Gorgeous light, lovely summer image to warm the cold miserable day.
12 Jan 2009 11:25AM
Delightful image, with beautiful light and colours.

12 Jan 2009 11:26AM
superb colour and light lovely work
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 11:32AM
lovely shot and interesting narative, they are gorgeous, full of character.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
12 Jan 2009 11:38AM
The inclusion of the humans is a bonus john together with that lovely warm light.
TerryMcK 7 71 2 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 11:40AM
The light really makes this image very appealing. Well taken, John.
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
12 Jan 2009 11:49AM
the people in this image give a very good sense of scale to how small these ponies are - captured brilliantly
12 Jan 2009 11:56AM
Beautiful photo....
12 Jan 2009 12:45PM
Well composed with good lighting
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 12:47PM
Well done. I like this.
Great lighting very nice warm colours.

Thanks for your comments I have a lot to catch up with.

Keep up the great work...

STEVELIN 8 161 3 Ireland
12 Jan 2009 1:10PM
great composition john.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
12 Jan 2009 1:14PM
Lovely indeed

Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
12 Jan 2009 1:24PM
Lovely capture with beautiful light. Quite a contrast to the winter scenes!
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
12 Jan 2009 1:45PM
Cracking shot. Great to see some sun.
jayjay52 7 2 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 1:47PM
Beautiful picture and the light is wonderful. Makes me long for the summer!
konu 8 31 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 1:49PM
nice one dear john
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
12 Jan 2009 2:01PM
Really, really nice - the light in the thumb is what caught my eye first; opening it, I was not disappointed.
12 Jan 2009 2:08PM
this is yet another picture perfect moment captured by you
12 Jan 2009 2:19PM
Lovely shot. I use to love walking our mares to the feild with their little foals following on behind.
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
12 Jan 2009 2:41PM
What a wonderful capture John.
challicew 8 1 1 South Africa
12 Jan 2009 2:55PM
Superb photograph
rosiebobo 8 4 1 England
12 Jan 2009 3:01PM
Lovely to see the rural life still exists with strong traditions. May this continue as a lot of us whiz by without a second glimpse.
12 Jan 2009 3:10PM
Superb pov, lovely light.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 3:33PM
Gorgeous, gorgeous light, low and warm. This has a real 'tired but happy'' feel.
12 Jan 2009 3:48PM
Lovelly shot, well taken.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 3:52PM
A classic image - romantic/nostalgic for some, perhaps. Gorgeous light.
Ray42 8 3 England
12 Jan 2009 4:07PM
A delightful candid shot - I love it!
49er 10 564
12 Jan 2009 4:10PM
nice rural shot..
mark1309 9 13 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 4:25PM
Lovely colours and composition,
MandsH 9 England
12 Jan 2009 4:51PM
These are so cute, lovely image
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
12 Jan 2009 5:22PM
very nice.lesley
madbilly 7 1 4 England
12 Jan 2009 5:37PM
nice one John, these little creatures are super aren't they !
12 Jan 2009 6:01PM
Nice capture ........memories are made of these.

photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
12 Jan 2009 6:10PM
lovely shot John
Natzdad 7 29 2 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 7:02PM
what a lovely warm feeling this photo gives me ...longing for a long summer walk in the countryside.....Mick
sitan1 8 1.1k United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 7:14PM
Great scene with lovely warm colours.
12 Jan 2009 7:46PM
lovely candid shot
VidB 8 11 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 7:59PM
Nice shot roll on the summer
12 Jan 2009 8:19PM
Gorgeous warm light, delightful shot. Makes me long for summer Smile
astyag 9 12
12 Jan 2009 8:24PM
LoL, lovely image, like the way they are categorized
BURNSIE 8 25 4 England
12 Jan 2009 8:26PM
Quality image, well taken
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
12 Jan 2009 8:56PM
Beautiful John, I'll have the little one on the right LOL Smile
12 Jan 2009 9:24PM
Nice to see a lovely warm image, well done. Tony
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2009 9:37PM
delightful shot my only criticism and you know I love your pics all of them generally but IMO a little more head room might enhance the image
12 Jan 2009 10:44PM
GOOD SHOT. A good little capture of some good little ponies, nice.
Regards Steve.
jdenman 8 18 5 Spain
12 Jan 2009 10:48PM

Quote:Delightful shot my only criticism and you know I love your pics all of them generally but IMO a little more head room might enhance the image

I wish I had the room in the original frame for that, was one of those grab it while you can shots and know what you mean. LOL
RTDS 8 Cyprus
13 Jan 2009 6:13PM
This is a great capture.
I like this one very much.
exposure Plus
12 3.8k England
13 Jan 2009 9:03PM
A Beautiful Image John lovely light and detail
14 Jan 2009 12:05AM
A lovely shot to remind us that we are nearly through the long dark days and the warmer weather is on its way.
14 Jan 2009 9:35PM
OMG 8 51 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2009 12:14AM
Brilliant John. A really delightful shot that brings out the beauty of the English countryside and it's inhabitants in all it's glory.
Leo 14 46 9 England
16 Jan 2009 8:50AM
Just on that point about extra head room John, it's a super image and it wouldn't be too difficult to clone the foliage and add it to an increased canvas size, so you end up with MORE headroom..just a thought! Love the warm lighting on this!

Hebe 9 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2009 5:27PM
A lovely rural shot, with a warm summery feel.
sillygirl 8 9 Sweden
21 Jan 2009 8:58PM
And these little fellas can be as stubborn as a mule Smile but they are adoreable and can make a good friend for a child.
Nice shot.

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