Sundown on the Farm

© Tony Horpel

Sundown on the Farm

Gaurav Mehra 2/7/2005 6:54:21 AM

Super combination of the light, color & composition. Great capture Tony!! #213097

Kara L. Hendricks 2/7/2005 6:59:56 AM

This is fabulous!! I just entered a red barn today too.. The color contrast is wonderful and the sky is... WOW!!! #1089052

Tammy Nuxoll 2/7/2005 7:50:06 AM

This is Absolutely Stunning Tony!!! I love the composition!!! #1089176

Carla Metzler 2/7/2005 1:35:37 PM

Beautiful shot of the farm. I love that sky, too. Really nice work, Tony! #1089677

Carol Brill 2/7/2005 9:54:57 PM

Wow, what a dramatic capture of light and color here, Tony, beautifully composed and detailed with just spot-on exposure! #1090309

Karen Engelbreth 2/27/2005 12:11:15 AM

Wonderful image - congrats on your POTD, Tony! #1136064

Danilo Piccioni 2/27/2005 12:20:26 AM

don't usually comment on POTD, however I cannot help it this time.
this is a fantastic image, Tony!
well done.

Dado #1136081

Evy Johansen 2/27/2005 12:24:09 AM

WOW.... what a beautiful image, Tony! Big congratulations on your POTD! #1136089

Susie Peek-Swint 2/27/2005 12:32:34 AM

Beautiful Tony ~ to me the horses really balance and add that extra touch to this image ~ congrats on potd! #1136101

Leanne M.E. Boyd 2/27/2005 12:45:27 AM

Very, very cool image! Congratulations Tony, on your POTD! #1136122

Sally Armstrong 2/27/2005 12:57:59 AM

It is so perfect it doesn't seem real! Wonderful shot. It is beatiful! Congrats. #1136128

Kathleen N. Nelson 2/27/2005 3:22:39 AM

Positively beautiful image. Congratulations on your POTD! #1136204

Joline Frazier 2/27/2005 3:50:32 AM

Beautiful scene. The light is outstanding. Congratulations on your POTD. #1136214

Donald K. Cherry 2/27/2005 4:26:38 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Tony! this is a fabulous image! #1136251

Terry Cervi 2/27/2005 4:31:52 AM

What gorgeous lighting, Tony! Congrats! #1136260

Anita Hogue 2/27/2005 4:33:34 AM

Congratulations on a beautiful image! #1136263

Scott Pedersen 2/27/2005 4:42:32 AM

Great image. Good work. #1136279

Julie Christiansen 2/27/2005 4:49:37 AM

Tony, absolutely stunning. Congrats. #1136288

steven barr 2/27/2005 5:07:18 AM

Just simply a wonderful picture. To me it doesn't seem like winter but spring. Tony can you give details about camera, filters, film settings etc? THANKS and again congrats. I'm off to take pics for my beginning B&W darkroom class ( well not beginning as I have taken classes thru the years but 21 years ago gave up the camera bag for the diaper bag and as Pink Floyd says,' in the blink of an eye'. So I am looking forward to becoming proficient and hope to make it a serious hobby with showing work at the local art fairs one of my goals. Sorry for rambling but the cinnamon rolls are still baking and I'm getting cameras ready to go shoot. Take care and thanks for any input. Steve #1136322

William C. Raco 2/27/2005 5:14:19 AM

Amazing scene, Tony.
Congratulations on the POTD recognition.

bill #1136329

Terri L. Scribner 2/27/2005 5:50:52 AM

Beautiful capture, Tony! Nice balance of light and color!! #1136392

Dan Walters 2/27/2005 6:00:59 AM

Great capture! Love the lighting. #1136415

Katrina M. Scheidler 2/27/2005 6:01:39 AM

Hello Tony
wow its beautiful,great shot,the color in this shot looks so alive, I love it. #1136417

Casey A. Hanson 2/27/2005 6:20:19 AM

Beautiful image Tony, congrats on your POTD! :0) #1136455

Wilma J. Watkins 2/27/2005 6:45:46 AM

Well, it is a beautiful photo, however my first and lasting reaction is, has to be touched up, barn roofs are just not that clean! #1136578

Ed Heaton 2/27/2005 7:32:39 AM

Beautiful image Tony! Congrats on POTD! #1136770

Teresa P.Pelaez 2/27/2005 7:57:06 AM

Congratulations Tony, great image, great colors, nice composition! #1136827

Sanford Dickerson 2/27/2005 8:56:49 AM

Absolutely beautiful image. This is what photography is all about #1136986

Sharon Sharon 2/27/2005 9:41:02 AM

WOW! this is so beautiful! great job! Raggs #1137033

Kathleen K. Parker 2/27/2005 11:09:48 AM

Fabulous image!!! Congrats!!
Kathleen #1137128

Zita A. Strother 2/27/2005 11:44:28 AM

WOW! The compostion is awesome...even the horses are just perfect in placement and postures! I love this image...not only is it great, but it is a Once In A Lifetime moment. Thanks for putting time in a bottle.
Zita #1137154

Carol Brill 2/27/2005 11:55:25 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Tony! #1137179

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/27/2005 12:56:10 PM

Great picture....well done!
Shelly #1137260

Dale Ann Cubbage 2/27/2005 1:07:23 PM

Tony, I have a new favorite POTD! This is WOW, FANTASTIC, INCREDIBLE!! Truly an amazing photograph! I love it!! Very inspiring, the colors are terrific, the composition fabulous! I love everything about this!

da #1137272

Kimberly J. Whipps 2/27/2005 1:23:14 PM

This is unreal. Absolutely gorgeous. The colors are so looks painted. Well done and congrats. #1137287

Kathleen R. Struckle 2/27/2005 4:55:05 PM

Stunning image Tony!! Congrats. on POTD!! #1137477

Cathy Barrows 2/27/2005 6:55:26 PM

Absolutely stunning...congrats on the POTD #1137560

Jenn Clarke 2/27/2005 7:03:03 PM

What a beautiful Scene. You captured what people love to see. I could really see this photograph matted and framed on any wall.

Congrats #1137573

Mary L. Lemley 2/27/2005 9:17:23 PM

Very beautiful farm and green foreground in front of red buildings is great. I would love to see the sky in barn shot. Was it earlier with bright sky? Mary L. #1137681

Lori Carlson 2/28/2005 7:51:35 AM

This makes me want to be able to just jump right in there! A beautiful scene...congratulations!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/1/2005 9:01:26 AM

Very inspirational and beautiful. Awesome work!! Congratulations!! #1141075

Tony Horpel 3/1/2005 1:01:54 PM

Some of you wanted some more info regarding this shot. As I already stated, this a merger of two exposures; the sky and the farm. The reason for this was the extreme contrast ratio of the sky and the foreground. The white roof of the barn and house were brand new upgrades by the farmer. I used a color enhancer action in Photoshop that is supposed to mimmick Velvia film. That action can be found via Adobe's website. It is free to download and install. Thank you all for your comments. Tony #1141471

Wendy Stevenson 3/2/2005 11:35:07 AM

Congrats on your POTD win with this stunning image. Really really beautiful Tony!! #1143350

Susana Matos 3/6/2005 12:32:08 AM

Absolutely stunning!!!!!!!!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #1150847

Gail Vitikacs 3/15/2005 7:35:48 PM

Wonderful wonderful wonderful.....and many congratulations! #1177342

Jennifer Rennison 3/15/2005 7:49:35 PM

Gorgeous image, beautifullly composed, Tony!! Congratulations on your finalist! #1177461

Cathy Barrows 3/16/2005 6:25:31 AM

Congrats!...beautiful #1179944

Jim Kinnunen 3/17/2005 6:49:17 AM

Congratulations Tony!! A beautiful image!! #1184451

Ed Heaton 3/17/2005 4:00:13 PM

Hi Tony,
Congratulations on this tremendous image! #1185997

Jim Kinnunen 3/17/2005 4:16:51 PM

Congrats again on this wining image, Tony! #1186085

Carol Brill 3/17/2005 7:40:24 PM

Congratulations on your win for this superb image, Tony! #1186724

Vern E. Wahlberg 3/17/2005 7:40:50 PM


Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/17/2005 11:07:23 PM

I really like this photograph and am glad to see it win. Great work, congrats. #1187112

Donna W. Neal 3/18/2005 5:19:07 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Tony. Love the drama in the sky! #1187777

bob cornelison 3/18/2005 4:21:09 PM

Excellent shot!
~:O) #1189268

Jennifer Rennison 3/19/2005 7:45:27 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Tony! #1190828

Leonard Pierce 3/19/2005 3:52:25 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Tony!!! #1191480

Alton I. Vance 3/19/2005 9:10:08 PM

Congratulations. Beautiful work. #1191893

ERIKA BARRIENTES 3/25/2005 5:24:46 AM

OMG!!!!...How did this NOT make First Place?!?!?!?!....Wonderful eye and great Digital Darkrooming....It has inspired me to try this taoday! #1205212

Nicole Grimsley 4/23/2005 8:57:37 PM

Another great image! This would look amazing on my wall. Great job and congrats! #1285294

Carrol A. Grimes 3/17/2008 6:27:10 AM

Congratulations on an outstanding win!!
Carrol #5652761

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Taken in the late PM in the dead of winter. Two exposures were made; one for the sky and the other for the subject.

Uploaded on 2/7/2005 6:44:38 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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