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By saltireblue    
Whilst out for a walk round a local lake the other day, I spotted some horses in a field, minding their own business, as they tend to do. The low winter sun was perfectly positioned behind them, so I picked this grey as my victim and shot it.
I have another shot of the same horse, and that might make its own appearance at some point in the future.

Many thanks for all the interest in, and votes and awards given to my previous effort - all much appreciated.

Thanks for bothering.

Tags: Horse Backlit Transport Rimlight Asker Gee-gee

Voters: mike9005, LotaLota, Jasper87 and 84 more

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Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
17 Feb 2020 7:39AM
Looking why the long face!

bliba Plus
16 2 Austria
17 Feb 2020 7:40AM
Malc , you are the master of the light .......very inspiring .....

keep up your excellent work

17 Feb 2020 7:42AM
superbly done
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.0k 2467 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 7:58AM
Light and life. This has a sense of elemental energy.
felixdcat 7 5 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 8:05AM
About as moody as it gets
AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 8:06AM
Superb rim lighting - just enough to delineate the subject.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
17 Feb 2020 8:29AM
'they shoot horses, don't they...'. Like the bearded light😁😁
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 9:04AM
Beautiful light and a very good composition.

franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 9:04AM
Wonderful, Malc!
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
17 Feb 2020 9:06AM
Lovely use of light and shapes

Arne Smile
Love this. Love the highlight on the horse's back. Great.

Vambomarbleye 4 153 14 Scotland
17 Feb 2020 9:29AM
Just enough light. Just the right light.
17 Feb 2020 9:30AM
An opportunity well taken, Malc'.
A great result.

Minty805 Plus
5 43 9 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 10:18AM
Superb, Malc. The skill of knowing how and why.
17 Feb 2020 10:56AM
Stunning image.
mac Plus
20 13 Scotland
17 Feb 2020 11:07AM
What a great use of back-lighting to bring out all the hair and whiskers. Expose for the highlights and let the shadow's take care of their self?
bledzo 9 90 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 11:16AM
Nice treatment Malc.
cbrundage 8 4 United States
17 Feb 2020 11:17AM
Very dramatic and very impressive!
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 11:40AM
Masterful rim lighting.
17 Feb 2020 12:16PM
Can't beat a nice bit of rim lighting.
If I give you an award, will you try a square crop?
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
17 Feb 2020 12:40PM
Brilliant! Wonderful rim lighting picking out out the horse's shape, and just enough light in the shadow areas to show it's features 👍
Trev 😀
clicknimagine Plus
11 919 105 India
17 Feb 2020 12:58PM
Very nicely used that light, full shape of that horse is obvious, but here you are adventurous...
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
17 Feb 2020 3:12PM
Lighting used to perfection ..... brilliant shot!

Joe Smile
mlseawell 11 1 United States
17 Feb 2020 4:20PM
mistere Plus
8 9 4 England
17 Feb 2020 6:21PM
Rather splendid effort Malc. Rim light is wonderful.
Very nicely done. Have a gong...Smile

JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
17 Feb 2020 7:43PM
Beautiful light
17 Feb 2020 8:03PM
Bold lines of light which define the outline shape and the rest wonderfully understated. Superb.
Mrs Trellis says you can have a gong.
dark_lord Plus
17 2.9k 787 England
17 Feb 2020 9:06PM
An excellent example of rim lighting Malc, and not on a human subject which is the ususal case.
richmowil Plus
12 474 2 England
17 Feb 2020 11:57PM
Great rim light on this quality image!
18 Feb 2020 8:36AM
Great highlights outlining the horse, superb!
chataignier Plus
8 209 10 France
18 Feb 2020 9:39AM
I love this ! As well as the fine effect of the light you have caught a less common position/movement that shows the horse in a different way. Probably trying to discourage a persistent fly.
18 Feb 2020 11:50AM
kaz1 11 317 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2020 7:30PM
Love the rim light!
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2020 11:05PM
Stunning image quality and backlight...
Isabel GrinGrin
Beautifully composed and photographed

danbrann 17 640 17
21 Feb 2020 2:56PM
Tip top Malc.Great observation.
PentaxBro 4 43 3
21 Feb 2020 10:50PM

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