Spring Pasture

© Diana L. Ralph

Spring Pasture

Bill Wyatt 7/31/2006 4:30:25 AM

Wow, this is gorgeous. Love the stream and horses. The lighting and colors are awesome and so is the composition, Diana! #494438

Diana L. Ralph 7/31/2006 11:54:08 AM

Thank you, Bill. I really appreciate you kind comments. #3106497

Kenneth Mucke 7/31/2006 5:13:51 PM

This is soooo georgous... #3107302

Diana L. Ralph 7/31/2006 6:04:27 PM

Thanks Ken and especially for your help on this one! I so appreciated your input. #3107403

Kay E. Mahoney 7/31/2006 6:11:27 PM

Fantastic beautiful colors and scene. #3107429

Linda Proctor 7/31/2006 6:19:19 PM

Beautiful scene Diana!!! Lovely light and compostion !! #3107453

Diana L. Ralph 7/31/2006 6:37:04 PM

Thank you so much Kay and Linda for visiting my gallery and commenting so kindly. #3107499

Alana Ibe 8/1/2006 8:18:30 AM

Such a gorgeous photo, Diana! I would love to live in a place like this! SO beautiful. #3110152

Diana L. Ralph 8/1/2006 10:47:52 AM

Thanks, Alana... it's just down the road from where my son lives. And the gentleman that owned the land invited me to take all the photos I wanted to - even in the pasture with the horses if I wanted to. He was down-home-friendly! #3110750

Kaz Sommers 8/25/2006 4:31:00 AM

wanna adopt me? lol
I love this picture its so dreamy, makes you want to just up and out of the city life and take residence in the country! #3211822

Diana L. Ralph 8/25/2006 8:09:05 AM

Thanks, Kaz... yes, it does have that effect - everytime we go visit our son, we want to move there! #3213150

Linda Proctor 9/26/2006 7:15:08 PM

Congratulations Diana, have always loved this one!! #3367673

Alana Ibe 9/26/2006 8:42:55 PM

Congratulations, Diana!!!! #3368777

Diana L. Ralph 9/26/2006 8:59:11 PM

Thank you so much Linda and Alana! You are so kind to take the time to comment. I appreciate your kind words so much! #3368972

Kay E. Mahoney 9/26/2006 9:31:02 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3369257

Diana L. Ralph 9/26/2006 9:37:14 PM

Thanks, Kay. I'm happy just getting this far and the competition is pretty stiff, so I'll be surprised if it does go further. #3369317

Kenneth Mucke 9/27/2006 6:30:41 AM

WOW...way to go Diana...This is one of my all time FAVs of yours now...Congrats and a BIG 5 Stars #3371890

Diana L. Ralph 9/27/2006 9:38:12 AM

Thanks, Ken! (esp. for the stars!) :-) #3373210

Bill Wyatt 9/27/2006 1:18:46 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Diana!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3374505

Diana L. Ralph 9/27/2006 1:47:00 PM

Thank you so much, Bill! #3374685

Donna M. Whipkey 9/28/2006 8:59:45 AM

Wow!! What a beautiful photo! #3379955

Diana L. Ralph 9/28/2006 9:18:23 AM

Thank you so much, Donna! When I saw this seen (it's right off the main road), it literally stopped me in my tracks and I had to get out and take the photo... and this lovely little old man was working right near his gate and actually invited me into the pasture with the horses if I desired. The owner of the pasture was a sweet and beautiful as the pasture! I wish now that I had turned the camera in his direction and taken a photo of him leaning on his rake! He was quite a sweet fellow! #3380047

Cyn Valentine 9/28/2006 9:19:11 AM

Congratulations..beautiful image! #3380054

Diana L. Ralph 9/28/2006 9:51:08 AM

Thanks so much Cyn! I just read my response to Donna and realized that I spelled scene ("seen") wrong... all you spelling teachers out there... I'm sorry if I insulted you. I know how to spell, but my fingers have a mind of their own sometimes! #3380181

Bill Houghton 4/4/2007 3:11:26 AM

This is so beautiful Diana. Great job. You have some amazing photos in your gallery. Bill #4128098

Diana L. Ralph 4/4/2007 7:18:56 AM

Thank you, Bill! I take that as quite a compliment coming from you, who I consider a Master Photographer! #4129043

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Description

This was taken in the foothills of the Sierras near Yosemite in the Spring. Everything was so beautiful. I increased saturation levels a bit and use the BuZZ filter for a more painterly look (except on the horses).

Exif: FNumber: 4, ExposureBiasValue: 0/1, ExposureTime: 0.0008, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance: manual white balance

Uploaded on 7/30/2006 10:36:33 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera


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