"Rainy" in the Clouds

© Candace Craw-Goldman

"Rainy" in the Clouds

Nicole Boenig-McGrade 8/23/2003 10:12:48 AM

Hi Candace, I love the composition and what a beauty he/she is... #54420

Lorraine T. Lynch 8/23/2003 10:27:44 AM

Beautiful Candace! #176150

Rick Riddle 8/23/2003 10:29:24 AM

Beautiful . #176154

Colette M. Metcalf 8/23/2003 10:59:04 AM

Wonderful!!! #176243

Sharon D. Waters 8/23/2003 11:23:17 AM

Love the way you did this !!! #176264

Adam Bolt 8/23/2003 12:36:00 PM

The light is fantastic and I just love the way you have captured this look on the horse, it spell binding. The only thing I would do is crop just a little more so the dark top of the trees dont show, or just clone them out. It would just add to the wonderment of the image by giving no clue to the placement and depth of the image.
Cheers Adam #176346

Gordon J. Evans 8/23/2003 1:08:05 PM

Wonderful image Nicole, lighting is perfect!!! #176364

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/23/2003 1:55:51 PM

Excellent!!! But listen to Adam, he's right!! I love this shot!!!! #176389

Candace Craw-Goldman 8/23/2003 2:52:07 PM

Thank you so much, everyone. How nice of you to comment. I thought about cloning the trees out, but thought just maybe that expanse of blue needed that bit of "grounding" but maybe not having them there would indeed help the "wonderment" of the image. I will think about doing that. I actually layed on the ground in the rocks to frame his head in the clouds. I got another pretty nice shot of this horse running with sunflowers in his mouth! I think I just might enter that one too someday. #176401

Shirley L. Carpenter 8/23/2003 3:38:32 PM

Love this image Candace!!!!! #176414

Dottie Shepherd 8/23/2003 5:25:33 PM

Just Beautiful, Candace!! #176466

Paula Showen 8/23/2003 10:11:31 PM

Beautiful shot!! I agree with Adam about the tree tops. Love the perspective here and the expression! #176625

Jean Papo 8/24/2003 2:31:36 AM

Such beauties, your shot and the horse! Great shot! Me too, re: think it would look even greater with tree tops cloned out. #176741

Evy Johansen 9/9/2003 3:42:30 AM

Wonderful image, Candace! Congratulations! Well deserved! #192171

Adam Bolt 9/9/2003 5:04:50 AM

Congrats on this one Candace. It really is a beautiful image.
Cheers Adam #192528

Jean Papo 9/9/2003 11:45:56 AM

Congratulations, Candace, on this BEAUTY! #193446

Viveca Venegas 9/10/2003 7:52:49 AM

Gorgeous, beautiful shot of a splendid animal. Viveca. #194731

Susana Matos 9/11/2003 9:34:35 PM

wonderful, congrats on this well deserved finalist!
Su #196730

Candace Craw-Goldman 9/15/2003 3:28:07 PM

All of you are so kind! If this photo does not make it farther in this month's contest, I will, clone out those trees and try again.
Thanks so much for your input and compliments.
Candace #201349

Tim Chong 9/16/2003 7:41:12 PM

Put away your Photoshop program. ;) This WINNING photo does not need to be touched.


Colette M. Metcalf 9/16/2003 8:17:39 PM

Congrats!!! #202630

Mary K. Robison 9/16/2003 9:29:54 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful image making it to the winners' circle! #202744

Gary H. Minish 9/16/2003 10:00:14 PM

Very pretty horse portrait, Candace! Congratulations on your win :-) #202779

Jean Papo 9/16/2003 11:00:47 PM

Congratulations, Candace, on your win with this beauty! #202836

Kerry Drager 9/16/2003 11:10:48 PM

Hi Candace: This is such a striking photo ... wonderful light, composition and clouds ... plus, a great horse! Congrats!!!
Kerry #202848

Evy Johansen 9/17/2003 3:45:04 AM

Congratulations! Well derserved! #202944

Theresa McCloskey 9/17/2003 3:52:29 AM

Congratulations :-) #202966

Judith G. Secco 9/17/2003 5:41:09 AM

Wonderful image! Congratulations!
Judy #203240

Sharon D. Waters 9/17/2003 6:07:46 AM

Congratulations ! #203302

Candace Craw-Goldman 9/17/2003 8:44:24 AM

Thank you all so much. There are so many talented photographers and so many amazing photos, I am very proud to be able to say I won second place!!! #203491

Heather K. McFarland 9/17/2003 3:21:38 PM

Many congrats on your 2nd place win! Beautiful animal and image! #203956

zcaley 9/17/2003 7:40:10 PM

This is a GREAT shot! Congratulations on your win! Enjoy! #204099

Jenny A. Gandert 9/20/2003 6:29:48 PM

Beautiful horse. Beautiful photo. Creative idea to get that perspective to have the clouds in the background. #206960

Damian P. Gadal 10/3/2003 7:20:26 PM

What a beautiful photograph! Congrats! #220527

Joyce Ann Barker 1/2/2005 10:08:37 AM

I love the clouds in the bacground which make the picture of the horse pop out in the photo. #1009500

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Curves and Levels altered in PS. Paint horse in Liberty Hill Texas, evening thunderstorm clouds in the background.

Uploaded on 8/23/2003 9:44:30 AM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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