Pre-Dawn Cowboy Camp

© Emile Abbott

Pre-Dawn Cowboy Camp

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 10/3/2011 1:23:10 PM

Hi Emile,it has been a long time since I've camping in a Tepee.Beautiful lighting and great capture my friend!!!! #1412674

Carol Eade level-addict 10/3/2011 2:39:59 PM

Fabulous image, Emile, love the tones, light and sky. #9713975

John Connolly level-addict 10/3/2011 3:15:43 PM

A wonderful sight with incredible tones, Emile! You did a great job with this one! #9714049

David Phalen 10/3/2011 3:54:44 PM

Fabulous light, colors, tones and clarity!! Very well done Emile!! #9714113

Michelle Alton 10/4/2011 4:18:26 AM

This is magnificent, Emile. Wonderful setup and post processing with my favorite tools. #9715063

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/4/2011 7:42:50 AM

Thanks Bobby, Carol, John, David and Michelle. #9715618

Jeff Robinson level-addict 10/4/2011 9:31:56 AM

Wonderful color and early morning capture Emile!! #9715821

Joy Rector level-addict 10/4/2011 9:44:28 AM

beautiful shot #9715848

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/4/2011 1:49:33 PM

Thanks Jeff and Joy #9716253

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 10/4/2011 2:44:34 PM

The sky, colors, lighting, comp, & mood are spectacular, Emile! WTG, my friend! #9716360

Carla Capra level-addict 10/5/2011 6:48:17 AM

Hi Emile;
The light is amazing and the scene is beautiful.
;) CC #9717892

Karen Slagle 10/5/2011 11:32:31 AM

Fantastic Emile, looks like a winner. #9718364

Val Feldman level-addict 10/5/2011 1:06:38 PM

Stunning, Emile and a great example of "can-do" in a challenging lighting situation. Comped perfectly and your pp work and the resulting tones are just wonderful. Beautiful work! #9718486

Stan Kwasniowski level-addict 10/5/2011 1:23:14 PM

Emile, excellent #9718527

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/5/2011 2:29:57 PM

Thanks Patrick, Carla, Karen, Val and Stan #9718625

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-addict 10/8/2011 12:31:00 PM

Beautiful lighting and colors Emile!,
Amalia #9723806

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/8/2011 12:57:11 PM

Thanks Amalia #9723861

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 10/8/2011 5:44:57 PM

Superb image, Emile, great colors, tones, and scene!

Debby #9724232

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/8/2011 5:54:12 PM

Thanks Debby #9724251

Kaye Burazin level-addict 10/12/2011 3:21:17 PM

the Golden hues are fabulous Emile #9731319

Nancy L. Green level-addict 10/13/2011 1:10:57 PM

Some pretty amazing lighting here Emile, BEAUTIFULLY done!! <>< #9732928

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/13/2011 3:32:39 PM

Thanks Kaye and Nancy #9733111

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 10/15/2011 10:47:08 AM

Beautiful capture and colors, Emile! #9736816

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/15/2011 10:50:51 AM

Thanks Shelly #9736829

Stan Kwasniowski level-addict 11/16/2011 2:24:07 PM

Emile, congratulaltions #9808524

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/16/2011 2:32:09 PM

Thanks Stan #9808594

Heather Loewenhardt level-addict 11/16/2011 2:46:57 PM

Congratulations on another finalist award. This is gorgeous. Good luck. #9808738

Phyllis A. Houghton level-addict 11/16/2011 3:01:55 PM

Congratulations Emile! The lighting is extraordinary. #9808846

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 11/16/2011 4:06:57 PM

A big congratulations my friend.WTG Emile!!!! #9809464

Phyllis H. Burchett level-addict 11/16/2011 4:08:11 PM

Sorry I missed this one Emile, BIG congrats on this terrific finalist! #9809476

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/16/2011 4:34:13 PM

Tremendously creative Emile! Watch for snakes! Congratulations!!! #9809702

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 11/16/2011 6:29:37 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Emile!

Debby #9810431

Patti Coblentz level-addict 11/16/2011 10:24:42 PM

Love this one, Emile...congratulations! #9811381

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 11/17/2011 4:58:12 AM

Big congratulations, Emile on your amazing finalist! #9812314

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/17/2011 6:30:15 AM

Thanks Heather,Phyllis H., Bobby, Phyllis B., Allen, Deborah, Patricia and Marijana. #9812657

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 11/17/2011 7:32:56 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist
Emile...now that's a photographer using his head!

jo ann c. #9812901

Val Feldman level-addict 11/17/2011 11:39:25 AM

Ditto the above from JoAnn...Your truck light idea was the perfect solution! Bigger than TX (and that's saying sumthin', Pard:) congratulations on a wonderful Finalist!! #9813654

Carla Capra level-addict 11/17/2011 11:59:34 AM

Hi Emile;
I'm so glad this one rec'd a Finalist Award. Lov'n it! Congratulations.
;) CC #9813700

Carol Eade level-addict 11/17/2011 4:36:43 PM

Glad to see this one get a finalist, Emile, congratulations! #9814768

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/18/2011 8:11:39 AM

Thanks JO ANN, Val, Carla and Carol. #9816484

Merna L. Nobile 11/18/2011 9:04:46 PM

Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna
#9818004

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/20/2011 12:14:57 PM

Thanks Merna #9821156

Nancy L. Green level-addict 2/13/2012 2:10:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Emil on this wonderful finalist, VERY well deserved!! <>< #9981027

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Description

Taken before sunrise at the 06 Ranch. The cowboys spend the night in these tepees and get up very early to prepare for the round-up. Loved the colors and light in the sky but the foreground was very dark so used a truck headlight to light paint and illuminate the foreground elements. Canon 5D, 24mm, ISO 1600, F/5, 1/15 sec lying at ground level. Aperture 3, Nik Viveza 2 & Color Efex Pro used for post processing.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/13 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 10/3/2011 11:05:35 AM


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