Susan Williams level-classic 8/23/2012 8:47:11 PM

So incredibly beautiful. Love the comp and colors. #1482037

Leslie J. Morris level-classic 8/24/2012 6:50:59 AM

Very nice, love the color contrast between the white horse and the bays. #10288081

Mariann Kovats level-classic 8/24/2012 6:52:11 AM

Thank you very much Susan! #10288089

Mariann Kovats level-classic 8/24/2012 12:02:30 PM

Thank you Leslie for you comment very much! #10288443

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 8/25/2012 9:21:23 AM

WOW, Mariann - what an AMAZING image!! I just LOVE *everything* about it...but ESPECIALLY the golden light AND rich colours!! :-) #10289502

Mariann Kovats level-classic 8/25/2012 7:03:42 PM

Thank you very much Carolyn! #10290205

Cindy Bendush level-classic 8/29/2012 11:45:21 PM

Super image Mariann! I love how your capture isolates the white horse. #10298505

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/16/2012 3:34:31 AM

Just gorgeous in color, light, composition and subject, Mariann. Congratulations on the POTD. #10324764

Bill Currier level-classic 9/16/2012 3:56:30 AM

Beautiful capture of magnificient animals. Well cone and congratulations. #10324782

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/16/2012 4:20:48 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Mariann, for this gorgeous image!

Debby #10324810

Graeme yew Chow level-classic 9/16/2012 4:21:09 AM

Congratulations on your win POTD. I love the colors, lights and horses here. #10324811

Joy Rector level-classic 9/16/2012 4:41:59 AM

congrats on the POTD #10324846

Nina Shields level-classic 9/16/2012 4:48:31 AM

Mariann, dramatic use of lighting; love the subjects; wonderful image, most worthy of recognition; congratulations! #10324853

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/16/2012 5:03:48 AM

Congrats Mariann on your Outstanding POTD! #10324870

Linda S. Smith level-classic 9/16/2012 5:38:33 AM

Congrats Mariann on your GORGEOUS POTD! Great action capture of this herd! #10324912

Nancy Marie Ricketts 9/16/2012 5:48:16 AM

Congratulations, Mariann, on this truly magnificent POTD! #10324932

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 9/16/2012 6:14:22 AM

Great title & a very lovely capture Mariann! Congratulations on POTD! Cheers =^..^= #10324960

Carol A. Grady level-classic 9/16/2012 6:22:15 AM

This is wonderful Mariann - Congratulations on your POTD! #10324966

Katarina Mansson 9/16/2012 6:27:21 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Mariann!

David Resnikoff level-classic 9/16/2012 7:05:55 AM

Congratulations Maraiann on your POTD

David R #10325031

Anita Hogue 9/16/2012 8:29:29 AM

Absolutely fabulous POTD! Congratulations Mariann! #10325126

Rona L. Schwarz 9/16/2012 8:30:33 AM

Stunning capture of these magnificent horses, Mariann! The lighting is spectacular and it's a superb composition! Super Congrats on this totally outstanding POTD! #10325128

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/16/2012 8:39:57 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous POTD!!! #10325142

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 9/16/2012 9:21:30 AM

I really love this, Mariann. Wonderful shot with the deep colors that draw one in on the magnificent horses. Congratulations on a great POTD. TED #10325184

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 9/16/2012 9:34:40 AM

Congratulations, Mariann, on your POTD for this superb image! #10325193

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/16/2012 11:03:44 AM

Great light and comp, Mariann. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!

UB. #10325242

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/16/2012 11:32:58 AM

Ohhhh! What an honor! Thank you for every body for your kind words! #10325266

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/16/2012 12:30:12 PM

Congratulations on this olutsatnding POTD Mariann! So well deserved, hope we see it again too!

jo ann c. #10325348

Nancy L. Green level-classic 9/16/2012 12:49:19 PM

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING Mariann, CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful POTD!!! <>< #10325367

Lindley Johnson level-classic 9/16/2012 1:09:20 PM

Stunning light, wonderful color and composition. Congratulations on your terrific POTD, Mariann. #10325381

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 9/16/2012 2:56:26 PM

Congratulations Mariann on a well deserved POTD. #10325498

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 9/16/2012 5:05:12 PM

A huge congrats on this outstanding POTD! Just beautiful!! #10325615

Mary K. Robison level-classic 9/16/2012 6:49:05 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Mariann! Gorgeous light and animals! #10325813

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/16/2012 9:22:03 PM

Thank you so much Jo Ann, Nancy, Lindley, Jeffry, Laura and Mary for your comment! #10325891

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 9/16/2012 10:19:45 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful POTD, Mariann!! #10325941

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 9/17/2012 3:40:28 AM

A big congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Mariann. It is stunning! #10326100

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/17/2012 4:06:36 AM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous POTD, Mariann!! #10326119

Johnnie Ann Gaskill level-classic 9/17/2012 7:44:11 AM

Beautiful lighting, rich colors, movement, etc. Congratulations!! #10326371

Carol Quina level-classic 9/17/2012 9:34:34 AM

BEAUTIFUL! Congrats on the POTD! #10326479

Andre Larose 9/17/2012 12:57:28 PM

Beautiful capture Mariann!

Congratulations :) #10326668

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/17/2012 1:44:49 PM

Love the light on these beauties Mariann!!! Congratulations!! #10326719

John Connolly level-classic 9/17/2012 2:45:28 PM

Congratulations on your POTD Mariann! It is really well deserved! #10326792

Maria Coulson 9/17/2012 7:06:57 PM

Congratulations! This is gorgeous, perfect light and colors. #10327087

Douglas Perry 9/18/2012 11:43:16 AM

Congrats on your POTD. Fantastic light, color, and detail! #10327988

Sabrina Ryan 9/18/2012 1:27:15 PM

Gorgeous color, light, details and capture, Mariann! #10328114

Ye Tun 9/19/2012 9:16:03 AM

Congratulation... I like it. #10329189

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/19/2012 12:22:46 PM

Thank you All for your kind comment! #10329345

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/19/2012 6:51:51 PM

PHENOMENAL clarity, tones, lighting, focus, stop action & mood, MAriann! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD &n good luck on this, my friend! 1,000 wows. #10329767

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/19/2012 10:38:06 PM

Thank you Patrick so much for your kind words! I really appreciate it! #10329984

Bill Currier level-classic 9/24/2012 8:59:59 AM

Congrats Mariann on your finalist. I do believe we will be seeing this again! best wishes! #10335540

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 9/24/2012 11:55:19 AM

Congratulations Mariann on a well deserved finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #10336281

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/24/2012 12:36:10 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #10336465

Nancy Marie Ricketts 9/24/2012 2:10:04 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Mariann-One gold badge down, and one to go-I know you'll get there! #10337113

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/24/2012 2:56:06 PM

Gorgeous finalist, Mariann!

Debby #10337428

The Judges at level-classic 9/24/2012 3:29:59 PM

Great timing! I love the white horse in front of the 3 brown ones. #10337609

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/24/2012 6:53:03 PM

Congratulations again Mariann!! #10338687

Carla Capra level-classic 9/24/2012 7:57:52 PM

Oh my and Wow, Wow!!
Congrats. #10339004

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/24/2012 8:12:34 PM

Thank you all for your nice comment, especial thank for the Judge for the kind words! #10339042

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/25/2012 5:50:20 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Mariann!!!:-) #10339870

David Resnikoff level-classic 9/25/2012 5:53:08 AM


Mi querida Amiga,
Now for the Golden Ribbon.

David R #10339877

Anita Hogue 9/25/2012 6:36:15 AM

Bet this turns gold! Congratulations on your stunning image, Mariann!

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/25/2012 6:46:32 AM

Thank you very much Renata, David and Anita for your kind words! It would be excited, if it won a gold, that would be my very first, but there are some many awesome photographer and works on this site, that I am not sure, if this would make it among them. Thank you again! #10339995

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/25/2012 8:01:58 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Mariann!

jo ann c. #10340227

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/25/2012 10:44:54 AM

Not surprised- congrats & good luck on this phenomenal finalist, Mariann!

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/25/2012 10:44:55 AM

Not surprised- congrats & good luck on this phenomenal finalist, Mariann!

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/25/2012 8:08:24 PM

Thank you very much Jo Ann and Patrick! #10341563

Richard B. Hallick level-classic 9/25/2012 8:49:35 PM

Congratulaltions, Mariann! The lighting is stunning, and the beautiful white horse leading the others makes for a perfect composition. #10341678

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/25/2012 9:13:59 PM

Thank you Richard very much for your comment! #10341702

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 9/26/2012 5:21:29 AM

I've never seen such beauty in browns/oranges/greens! Simply Stunning Mariann!
Smiling #10342058

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/26/2012 6:10:46 PM

Thank you Christine very much! #10342781

Louisa Hancock level-classic 9/26/2012 9:41:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist image Mariann #10342954

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/26/2012 11:12:37 PM

Thank you very much Louisa for your visit and comment! #10342984

Richard D. Love 9/27/2012 3:35:53 PM

Congratulations, Mariann. Beautiful light and colors!

Rick #10344002

Rona L. Schwarz 9/27/2012 3:46:53 PM

Bet it goes on for more GOLD, Mariann! Congratulations, again on this superb image! #10344023

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/27/2012 7:09:54 PM

Thank you Richard and Rona for your kind comment! I really appreciate it! #10344238

Debra R. Harder 9/29/2012 1:12:06 PM

Hi Mariann...Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL POTD and finalist. This is an amazing image!!! #10346576

David M. Montero 9/29/2012 3:35:07 PM

Wonderful capture. Love the warm light. Congratulations Mariann! #10346684

Merna L. Nobile 9/30/2012 11:29:32 AM

I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/30/2012 4:05:05 PM

Thank you very much Debra, David and Merna for your kind comment! #10347986

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 10/2/2012 8:26:45 AM

Congrats on this Winner, Mariann! It's a beauty and well-deserved. #10350440

Anita Hogue 10/2/2012 8:55:26 AM

A big congratulations for your winning image, Mariann! #10350527

Renata Gusciora 10/2/2012 9:09:59 AM

Big Congratulations on your Winner, Mariann!!!:-) #10350565

Julianne Bradford 10/2/2012 10:11:55 AM

What a beauty! Congrats on this terrific winner Mariann :-) #10350776

David Resnikoff level-classic 10/2/2012 10:52:01 AM


Big , Huge congratz

David R #10350861

Bojan Bencic level-classic 10/2/2012 11:04:32 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations on your win, Mariann. #10350897

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/2/2012 11:08:27 AM

GORGEOUS winner Mariann, congratulations!!! #10350916

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/2/2012 12:43:47 PM

Big congratulations on this great 2nd Place Gold winner! I thought we would see this awesome image again Mariann!

jo ann c. #10351221

Priscilla J. Burgers level-classic 10/2/2012 12:53:19 PM

Congratulations, Mariann. Beautiful image! #10351275

Carla Capra level-classic 10/2/2012 12:58:47 PM

This is deserving of its "Golden" Glow! #10351308

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/2/2012 1:57:19 PM

Congrats on this beautiful and deserving winner Mariann!! #10351540

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/2/2012 4:29:17 PM

Mariann, this is a joy to see with a gold badge. Congratulations! #10351864

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 10/2/2012 6:25:39 PM

WTG, Mariann. A big congrats to you on your fabulous winner. #10352179

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 10/2/2012 6:41:04 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winner! #10352243

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 10/2/2012 7:05:32 PM

Big Congrats Mariann!!!!
Smiling Chris #10352322

Susan Williams level-classic 10/2/2012 7:53:58 PM

Congratulations on your double Gold for this incredibly beautiful image! Richly deserved! #10352385

Rona L. Schwarz 10/2/2012 8:50:35 PM

I knew we would see this spectacular image with more Gold, Mariann! I am thrilled for you...Super Congrats on such outstanding work! #10352441

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/2/2012 9:40:46 PM

WTG, Mariann!! HUGE congratulations on your GOLD badge-well deserved, and more! #10352479

Mariann Kovats level-classic 10/2/2012 9:50:53 PM

Thank you so much for all of you for the wonderful words and support! I am really excited, especially, because this is my very first gold! Being among all of you, wonderful artist, it is a real honor to have actually two golds on this. Thank you again! #10352486

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 10/3/2012 6:49:59 AM

Congratulations on your Winning image, Mariann! Beautiful! #10353050

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/3/2012 9:30:52 AM

CONGRATS on this phenomenal WINNER< Mariann! #10353283

Lydia Williams level-classic 10/3/2012 11:01:39 AM

Gorgeous, Mariann! Congratulations! #10353410

John Connolly level-classic 10/3/2012 3:07:33 PM

Congratulations on winning gold Mariann! This is a brilliant image in every respect! #10353785

Andre Larose 10/3/2012 5:13:07 PM

Nice going Mariann! A big congratulations on your award. :) #10353926

Maria Coulson 10/4/2012 11:52:19 AM

I knew I had seen this before... I love it. Congratulations!! #10355232

Mariann Kovats level-classic 10/4/2012 6:55:35 PM

Thank you so much Sabrina, Patrick, Lydia, John, Andre and Maria for your kind words! #10355853

Wm Nosal 10/8/2012 10:49:08 AM

Wonderful Capture Mariann!
Congratulations #10360587

Mariann Kovats level-classic 10/13/2012 8:45:45 PM

Thank you very much Wm N for your kind comment! #10368294

Karen Celella level-classic 10/27/2012 4:31:43 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding award winner, Mariann! #10386146

David Resnikoff level-classic 10/27/2012 12:21:25 PM

Felicidades my dear friend
Well Deserved. It should have been a first

David R #10386712

David M. Montero 10/27/2012 2:11:20 PM

Terrific light! A belated congratulations on your win for this marvelous capture Mariann! #10386895

William S. Briggs level-classic 4/12/2015 8:33:27 AM

Beautiful capture Mariann. Great composition. Nice work! #11284087

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