~A Blustery Day~

© Marcie A. Fowler

~A Blustery Day~

Kathleen Clemons 1/24/2005 3:30:31 AM

This is a winner in my book, Marcie! I can just feel the wind and cold. Excellent!! #208333

Donna W. Neal 1/24/2005 3:42:15 AM

Burrrrr, Excellent capture Marcie! #1059457

Wally Orlowsky 1/24/2005 3:54:45 AM

You have captured the conditions very well, Marcie, especially the blowing snow ... great shot. #1059473

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/24/2005 4:03:00 AM

Super winter shot, Marcie! Very cold feel to it! #1059493

Tammy Scott 1/24/2005 4:06:07 AM

Great shot Marcie!! This makes me miss the snow even more!!! #1059503

Cindy Paquette 1/24/2005 4:20:27 AM

Yea, that's cold alright! Those blowing manes and tails tell it all..love that you took this...it's wonderful Marcie! #1059538

Cathy T. Vettes 1/24/2005 4:23:48 AM

Excellent Marcie !! I'll bet we see this one again !! Superb !! Oh yea... and .. brrrrr.. And I had just warmed up too.. #1059543

Cathy Gregor 1/24/2005 4:37:19 AM

This is such a fantastic snow scene, Marcie! Very nice composed and taken!
-cathy #1059577

Jeff Robinson 1/24/2005 4:55:21 AM

I love this one Marcie! Great job with this one and my hat is off to you for getting out and capturing this image in the storm! Jeff #1059602

Paul Michko 1/24/2005 5:04:36 AM

Wonderful capture of the blustery storm, Marcie. Well done. #1059613

Claudia Kuhn 1/24/2005 5:16:00 AM

The horses really help put the blowing snow into perspective as you see one's mane flying up. Nice capture Marie. #1059640

Marcie A. Fowler 1/24/2005 5:19:37 AM

Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments everyone!! It was certainly cold and blustery but it was worth being out in and thankfully I didn't have to go far to get some wonderful shots! #1059646

Janet L. Skinner 1/24/2005 5:51:13 AM

EXCELLENT, Marcie!!!!! #1059733

Julie Abston 1/24/2005 6:03:24 AM

Wow, Marcie!!! What an EXCELLENT capture!! I love everything about it! Very nice job!!! #1059765

Donald K. Cherry 1/24/2005 6:18:24 AM

Great shot, Marcie! #1059799

S J 1/24/2005 6:45:46 AM

Terrific winter image, Marcie!!! Love the added effects and over-all composition of the image!! Very nicely done!! #1059851

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/24/2005 6:54:18 AM

An excellent piece, Marcie. You have captured the snow without it taking away from the horses. The shelter in the background adds to the mood. Like this a lot! #1059873

Tammy Nuxoll 1/24/2005 7:55:00 AM

Awsome Winter Capture Marcie!!! I love the dreamy effect!!! #1060002

Deborah Sandidge 1/24/2005 7:55:43 AM

Beautiful shot, Marcie - love how you've captured the snow! #1060004

Stacey M 1/24/2005 8:01:23 AM

Wow blustery indeed!!! Poor babies look so cold. Awesome snow image Marcie!! #1060026

Marcie A. Fowler 1/24/2005 8:07:46 AM

Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments everyone. I really don't think the cold bothers them as much . . . but the wind on this day probably did. They were all in the shelter until I showed up with the camera. #1060043

Jill Flynn 1/24/2005 8:08:20 AM

Fantastic winter storm photograph Marcie! Love how you can see the mane blowing in the wind!! #1060045

Audrea Telkamp 1/24/2005 8:43:56 AM

This is awesome Marcie!! I love it!! #1060122

Kristy E. Lane 1/24/2005 9:18:41 AM

Absolutely beautiful, Marcie! Great capture. This could be a winner! #1060204

Kara L. Hendricks 1/24/2005 9:32:50 AM

BURRRRR!! I agree. This has alot of contest potential.. Love the horses with their heads dropped walking in the cold.. Great image all around.. #1060248

Jessica McCollam 1/24/2005 9:33:23 AM

Beautiful blizzard shot, Marcie! Love this!!!!!:) #1060251

Mellanie 1/24/2005 11:40:00 AM

Brrrrr.....I think I will stay here in OK where it is supposed to be in the 60's today! Keep your snow!
Awesome shot, Marcie! #1060417

Dan Holm 1/24/2005 12:08:56 PM

Wow! It's been said before, but I'll say it again: Awesome, Marcie!!! #1060477

Marcie A. Fowler 1/24/2005 12:11:11 PM

Thanks so much for each of your wonderful comments everyone.

Mellaine . . . thanks for rubbing in the warmer temps. It'll be several months before we see 60 degrees. could you send some this way please. #1060482

Murry Grigsby 1/24/2005 12:45:11 PM

I hate to break it to you Marcie but your horse isn't very bright if it prefers this to a shelter :0) Terrific bad weather shot! It does convey the bitter winter conditions quite well!! #1060565

Sharon Day 1/24/2005 2:48:06 PM

Wonderful image, Marcie!!! I love this one! Fantastic portrayal of bad weather! #1060783

Debra Booth 1/24/2005 3:18:05 PM

Excellent, Marcie! And I gotta admire anybody who can go out and take pictures in weather like that. #1060803

Judy S. Fung 1/24/2005 4:30:40 PM

Terrific image, Marcie! #1060928

Stephen Zacker 1/24/2005 6:05:32 PM

Looks like I remember Maine :-) Nice image #1061100

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2005 7:25:52 PM

WOW Marcie...you really have captured the "blustery" feeling perfectly. This is great! #1061234

Darren K. Fisher 1/24/2005 8:47:49 PM

You already know I love this image. A favorite for me of your work. I love the mood the falling snow creates and the way you captured their manes blowing in the wind. The distance between them is perfect. Bravo to you on this wonderful capture. #1061309

Phil Sauvey 1/24/2005 11:05:59 PM


This is by far my favorite. What an awesome photo. I can only repeat what has already been said! #1061425

Marcie A. Fowler 1/25/2005 2:46:51 AM

Thanks so much for all your wonderful comments everyone. So glad you all liked this image so much. #1061576

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/18/2005 5:29:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Marcie! #1112533

Michelle R. Kovach 2/18/2005 5:42:15 PM

Congrats on all your finalists Marcie! #1112664

Wally Orlowsky 2/18/2005 5:44:05 PM

Congratulations on this chilly finalist, Marcie! ;) #1112681

Claudia Kuhn 2/18/2005 5:46:15 PM

Congrats Marcie! It was worth going out in this bitter cold winter day for this shot! #1112710

Jill Flynn 2/18/2005 6:02:52 PM

Congratulations Marcie! Love this photograph! #1112909

Kara L. Hendricks 2/18/2005 6:05:35 PM

Congratulations girl!! Good luck on the next round!! #1112938

Mellanie 2/18/2005 6:16:34 PM

congrats again, marcie! #1113064

Marcie A. Fowler 2/18/2005 6:54:06 PM

Thanks so much for all the congrats everyone!!! #1113460

Sharon Day 2/18/2005 7:11:01 PM

Congratulations Marcie!!! I love this one but you already know that! Good luck! #1113628

Deborah Sandidge 2/18/2005 7:39:27 PM

Congratulations, Marcie - this is just wonderful! #1113823

Stacey M 2/18/2005 7:48:28 PM

Wow, you are having a great month - best of luck in the finals!!!! #1113934

Kimberly J. Whipps 2/18/2005 7:57:39 PM

This is a gorgeous image. Congrats and good luck. #1114038

Kelly Abernathy 2/18/2005 8:10:59 PM

Terrific Marcie! Congratulations on a wonderful finalist! -K #1114174

Jim Kinnunen 2/18/2005 8:22:51 PM

Congrats Marcie!! #1114279

Cathy Gregor 2/18/2005 8:33:57 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Marcie! #1114349

Judy S. Fung 2/18/2005 8:43:35 PM

Congrats, Marcie! #1114422

Laurence Saliba 2/18/2005 8:56:17 PM

Congratulations Marcie!!! Another terrific image!! Best of luck. #1114519

Darren K. Fisher 2/18/2005 10:33:13 PM

Yes Yes Yes, I am so happy to see this one here, and know we will see it again. Way to go my friend. #1114999

Kristi A. Howson 2/18/2005 10:45:28 PM

Love this one Marcie...Congratulations!!!!! #1115032

Mary K. Robison 2/19/2005 1:16:30 AM

Easy to see why this made finalist, Marcie ~ it's a gem!
Congratulations again, and best of luck next level! #1115462

Marcie A. Fowler 2/19/2005 4:04:55 AM

Thanks so much for all the wonderful congrats and encouragement everyone!!! #1115708

Cindy Paquette 2/19/2005 5:00:04 AM

Way to go Marcie! Well worth that chilly walk. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #1115846

Tammy Scott 2/19/2005 5:17:20 AM

Congratulations, Marcie!!!! #1115911

Donna W. Neal 2/19/2005 5:45:47 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Marcie #1116041

Wendy Stevenson 2/19/2005 6:02:48 AM

I guess weathering the storm paid off - great shot and congrats on making the this wonderful finalist. Best of luck in the next round Marcie!! #1116128

Marsha S. Smith 2/19/2005 6:10:05 AM

Congratulations, Marcie. You certainly deserve it for what you had to go through to get this great shot. #1116178

Ellen Peach 2/19/2005 6:19:17 AM

Beautiful shot, Marcie...congratulations! #1116242

Murry Grigsby 2/19/2005 6:28:04 AM

Congrats on your COOL finalist Marcie!! #1116307

Larry Lawhead 2/19/2005 7:27:38 AM

Congratulations on your Great finalist!



Tammy Nuxoll 2/19/2005 8:12:48 AM

Congrats Marcie!!! #1116742

Donna J. Taff 2/19/2005 8:45:57 AM

Congrat's, Marcie!!! #1116824

Marcie A. Fowler 2/19/2005 8:53:49 AM

Thanks so much for all the congrats everyone!! #1116847

Stephen Zacker 2/19/2005 9:46:44 AM

Great winter capture. Congratulations #1117105

Jeff Robinson 2/19/2005 11:17:09 AM

Awesome image Marcie! Beautifully done and congrats on your finalist! Jeff #1117413

Heidi Tidd 2/19/2005 11:22:06 AM

Well, I'm already partial to horses, so that has my vote already, but...

This capture is simply fabulous! I love the effect the blowing snow is giving off, and the added softness. I'd love to have a framed picture of this hanging on my future barn office wall!

LOL Poor ponehs! Here they came expecting a cookie :P

I definitly think this shot will ribbon. Congrats on the finals, and good luck! #1117418

Marcie A. Fowler 2/19/2005 11:39:36 AM

Thanks so much for all the congrats everyone!!!


Kathleen Clemons 2/19/2005 12:45:09 PM

Told ya this was a winner! :) Congrats to you, Marcie! #1117617

Jessica McCollam 2/19/2005 1:16:36 PM

YEAH! Congratulations, Marcie! Best of luck in the finals!:) #1117753

Cora Miller 2/19/2005 2:44:02 PM

Great shot of really miserable conditions! Congratulations, Marcie! #1118004

Robin L. Wehrman 2/19/2005 3:54:15 PM

Outstanding image, Marcie!! Congratulations on your finalist!!! #1118218

Joannie Bertucci 2/19/2005 8:37:58 PM

Marcie, I thought I had commented on this photo but it must have been over at WA! I love this and it is a very well deserved finalist! #1118973

Kristy E. Lane 2/19/2005 8:40:29 PM

"Told you so!" haha! Congratulations, Marcie. #1118976

Linda M. Walker 2/20/2005 4:08:44 AM

Wonderful image..Brrrrrr! Congratulations,Marcie #1119392

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 2/20/2005 6:06:49 AM

Congratulations Marcie!!! #1119735

Marcie A. Fowler 2/21/2005 12:43:40 PM

Thanks so much for the congrats everyone!!! #1123061

S J 2/23/2005 10:52:49 PM

Many Congratulations again on this terrific finalist, Marcie!! #1129690

Marcie A. Fowler 2/24/2005 2:17:16 AM

Good to see you back Sanjay. Thanks for the congrats! #1129831

Virginia L. Allison 9/13/2005 3:49:14 PM

What a terrific shot. I just found your gallery, can't get enough. Amazing! #1833664

Lynn Margason 7/28/2006 5:52:29 AM

I rarely comment on photos that have this much feedback already, but this one brings back some fond memories for me. I had film images of my horses when I lived in New Mexico during blizzards. Only difference was they were dark and the snow had melted off their bodies and stuck unmelted to their manes; creating a frosted effect! But, those were predigital days! This one, as you've adjusted it, expresses the hour so well! The horses have their coat and their fat to resist the cold, they seem to almost enjoy a snow blanket, but the wind makes them turn tail! I recently worked with some rain shots and know that getting the snow to look just as it does must be tricky. Excellent job! #3094061

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/17/2007 8:28:42 AM

Very nice wintertime image, Marcie ... I can't believe you made those poor horses come out in that kind of weather ... now, do'nt you feel guilty?


Steve #3830533

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Image taken on Thursaday during our snow storm. I think the horses thought I had food so they came out of their shelter to check it out. They quickly saw it was my camera and the made a b-line for their hay bale (LOL)!! They seem to actually prefer being out in the weather as opposed to in the shelter, especially my horse.

Made some adjustments to color and levels and then added a slight touch of the dreamy effect.

Uploaded on 1/24/2005 3:24:01 AM

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