Beach Parade

© Rona L. Schwarz

Beach Parade

Rony Sagy level-addict 10/19/2012 1:25:02 AM

Wonderful capture of these beautiful animals. Great colors, detail, and serenity. Interesting info too. #1493178

Gord MacEachern level-addict 10/19/2012 4:26:37 AM

Love it Rona, looks like a winner to me!! #10376069

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/19/2012 4:55:06 AM

Beautiful capture, Rona. #10376116

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/19/2012 6:23:17 AM

Wonderous find and beautiful capture,Rona! #10376265

Monnie Ryan level-addict 10/19/2012 6:58:19 AM

And they tend to get out of the sun and bad weather in the carports of what few houses are up there - imagine going to get your car and finding a REAL mustang? Beautifully done, Rona! #10376316

Nancy L. Green level-addict 10/19/2012 10:00:35 AM

I LOVE this Rony, the image and the story, a real beauty my friend!! <>< #10376484

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-addict 10/19/2012 2:46:41 PM

It's a wonderful privilege to see and capture this image of these protected wild mustangs. It's so exciting to come so close. #10376857

Terry Cervi level-addict 10/19/2012 3:47:39 PM

There they are!!! Couldn't wait for one of these, Rona!! Just a gorgeous capture, my friend! #10376948

Rona L. Schwarz level-addict 10/19/2012 5:52:19 PM

Thank you all...I have tons of photos of the wild mustangs - most of them are inland ones (not on the beach) and I was so hoping to get them on the beach or dunes. Thankfully, as we are leaving to drive home - there they were up ahead. I grabbed my camera (no time to change lenses or anything) and ran down the beach with them, snapping as I went. So you will be seeing a lot more of the horses! #10377033

Kathy Salerni level-addict 10/19/2012 7:18:53 PM

So glad you shot them of the beach, Rona! This is a beautiful capture and love your story behind the image! #10377097

Ellen Hodges level-addict 10/22/2012 8:06:34 PM

Sooooo glad you had the chance to get this outstanding capture, Rona!!! Looks so beautiful!!!! #10380283

Val Feldman level-addict 10/24/2012 4:42:34 PM

I can't even begin to imagine the thrill of seeing these beautiful wild mustangs - and how lucky you were to capture them exactly where you wanted to before leaving for home! Photo Fate smiled sweetly and generously upon you, Rona! Gorgeous capture - I'm looking forward to seeing every one of them - Encore, encore! :) #10382637

Karen Celella level-addict 10/27/2012 5:34:40 AM

How exciting, Rona! I would love to see these beauties someday. #10386199

Patricia A. Coblentz level-addict 10/30/2012 7:26:31 PM

Wow...think I will make this my next venture, particularly since I'm only about 5 hours from there. I've heard about the wild horses...did you stay where they were. So interesting...and I am so note rested! This is a beautiful capture, Rona...so glad you were able to get them on the beach! #10396217

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1/640s @ f/8.0, ISO 500, Nikkor 70-200mm,f/2.8 VRII @ 70mm.
The most celebrated among North Carolina's WILD horses are the Spanish mustangs of Corolla. These rugged and hardy wild horses are proven to be descendants of the Spanish mustangs brought to the New World by explorers and colonists as early as the 14th century. Expert examinations of their physical and physiological characteristics, as well as DNA testing confirm their lineage. They have been given protected status and county ordinances prohibit people from getting within 50 feet of the horses. They run free in the eleven-mile long remote area bounded on the East by the Atlantic Ocean, on the West by Currituck Sound, and on the North and South by fences that stretch from ocean to sound.

Uploaded on 10/18/2012 9:02:33 PM

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Camera: Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera

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