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Mare and Foal - 2 days old

By johnjo58
Another from my visit to Return To Freedom, as you can see this was before the summer took its tole on the grass.

This little filly was born two days before the photo and was running up and down the hills keeping up with the mum and the herd.

V2 is me playing with texture and tone so feedback would be great fully received. I wanted to create an old western type of feel to the photo.

As always thanks for taking a look; all moments, clicks and critiques welcome


Tags: Wild horses Wildlife and nature

Voters: RonnieAG, Chinga, Brian65 and 11 more

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
18 Jul 2012 5:42PM
A delightful shot of the pair, David, the youngster closely following mum's every move: I think you achieved what you were after in V 2 although for me V 1 is the winner.

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Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 6:08PM
Beautiful images, I'd go for the 1st one as it looks so crisp and clean. IB
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
18 Jul 2012 7:28PM
I love's true to life and true to the horses environment........SmileSmile
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
18 Jul 2012 7:30PM
Nothing like getting close to wild ponies/horses, just love the smell of them, how weird am I?

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
18 Jul 2012 8:10PM
Prefer V1 David - delight image so well photographed.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
18 Jul 2012 8:17PM
Nothing can better the original David. I love them.

And I know what you mean about the grass. We've been waterlogged all summer and the poor horses are fretting something chronic to get out of the stables. Sad
OAKEY 10 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 8:39PM
Beautiful picture of mother and foal, trully stunning animals and V1 the bussines, very well done mate.
Regards ShaunSmile
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 9:44PM
The original by far

Richsr 11 91 223 England
19 Jul 2012 11:01AM
Good details and colours/ light in the orginal David, but V2 works really well in focusing you in on the mother and filly
Well worked
Mike_Young Plus
11 12 9 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2012 1:04PM
Superb shot

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