Bob Cournoyer level-addict 8/11/2009 9:55:26 AM

Great shot, excellent work... :-) #1166930

Dr Silly 8/11/2009 9:57:08 AM

Awesome capture and effects. :O) #7838689

Elida Gutierrez 8/11/2009 10:08:32 AM

Wonderful Work!!! #7838728

Daniella Puente 8/11/2009 10:09:48 AM

Very beautiful texture art Jean, love how it works with the scene! #7838731

Melinda F. Schneider level-addict 8/11/2009 10:30:46 AM

Incredible!! #7838781

Tarun Bose 8/11/2009 10:47:03 AM

Outstanding work, Jean. #7838820

Kathy D. Reasor level-addict 8/11/2009 11:24:43 AM

Beautiful Photo & Work! #7838915

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 8/11/2009 12:41:00 PM

Nice work, Jean. Beautiful horse. Love the background. #7839072

Bojan Bencic level-addict 8/11/2009 1:03:10 PM

Impressive shot and DD work, Jean. Amazing image. #7839136

Peggy J. Maguire 8/11/2009 1:21:39 PM

Wonderful capture and work!!!!!!!!! #7839204

Lana Arcemont level-addict 8/11/2009 2:18:28 PM

Great Work! #7839358

Erika Haight 8/11/2009 3:41:29 PM

A favorite for me Jean!!! LOVE IT!!

You rock girl! #7839587

Katarina Mansson 8/11/2009 11:43:14 PM

Fantastic capture of the horse and lovely post-processing work Jean! #7840517

Christine Czernin level-addict 8/12/2009 12:10:36 AM

What a beauty,Jean. The horse and your art work. This has to be a winner. #7840545

Mariann Kovats level-addict 8/12/2009 12:12:50 PM

Beautiful capture, I love your angel, eventhough it might have be intimidating. :)
Fantastic post-processing! I can see a winner in this! Outstanding. #7842456

Ritajane Smith level-addict 8/14/2009 1:26:57 AM

Wow!!! Totally awesome!!!!! #7846642

Lisa D. Greer level-addict 8/19/2009 7:44:59 AM

Gorgeous! #7867403

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 8/28/2009 2:59:15 PM

Truly impressive and very beautiful Jean. A stand out!!! I agree about it being a WINNER!!! #7896685

Katarina Mansson 9/20/2009 3:26:31 AM

Grrrreat!!! Congratulations Jean! #7958204

Michelle Alton 9/20/2009 3:29:19 AM

This one is going all the way, Jean. Without seeing them yet, I just Know there are other finalists for you out there... Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round. #7958212

Vicki L. Filippin 9/20/2009 5:28:02 AM

Yet another work of art for Jean! You go, girlie! #7958685

Bojan Bencic level-addict 9/20/2009 6:34:52 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jean. #7959304

Amy M. Wilson 9/20/2009 6:39:05 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Jean!!! #7959351

Jean E. Hildebrant 9/20/2009 7:24:31 AM

Thanks to ALL of you!!! I am so happy to see this get a finalist! I know the owner of this gentle giant will be happy to see this too! #7959743

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 9/20/2009 7:29:04 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7959782

Dawn M. Schneider 9/20/2009 8:15:40 AM

What an amazing creation!!! this is so beautiful I hope to see it in the next round. congratulations on this finalist #7960160

Melissa McCabe 9/20/2009 9:20:24 AM

Wow!!!!! and congrats : ) -mm #7960821

Mitch Spence level-addict 9/20/2009 11:50:05 AM

My congratulations to you, Jean. #7961610

Mariann Kovats level-addict 9/20/2009 7:59:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Jean! Awesome pictures! #7964348

Nikki McDonald level-addict 9/21/2009 7:13:42 PM

Fantastic! Should definitely go on, Jean. Congratulations on the finalist badge and good luck in the next round. #7968895

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 9/23/2009 1:59:33 PM

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #7975835

A P level-addict 9/23/2009 2:22:18 PM

WINNER Pictures, Images and Photos #7976059

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 9/23/2009 2:32:05 PM

I'm thrilled Jean! An outstanding winning image. A huge congratulations! #7976165

Summer A. Kozisek 9/23/2009 2:36:36 PM

Stunning horse, stunning image and effects. WOW!! Congratulations on your win Jean! #7976195

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/23/2009 3:30:56 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful Winner, Jean! #7976437

Vicki L. Filippin 9/23/2009 3:42:57 PM

WOOO-HOOOO! Look at you going GOLD!
Mega conrats, girlfriend! #7976488

Eugenio Diaz 9/23/2009 5:04:36 PM

Wonderful Work, here!
WTG, Jean! #7976876

Amy M. Wilson 9/23/2009 5:24:09 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Jean! #7976941

Phyllis H. Burchett 9/23/2009 5:28:59 PM

Congratulations on your G O L D!! #7976969

Pat Gamwell 9/23/2009 6:01:29 PM

WooooHooo! WTG girl! Well deserved winner! #7977156

Jennifer L. Alder 9/23/2009 6:28:01 PM

Big congrats!!! :) #7977312

Kara L. Hendricks level-addict 9/23/2009 7:19:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Pictures, Images and Photos #7977511

Nikki McDonald level-addict 9/23/2009 9:32:37 PM

So very glad to see this go gold, Jean. Congratulations. #7977851

Katarina Mansson 9/23/2009 11:21:23 PM

Congratulations Jean on your successful and beautiful winner! #7977959

Christine Czernin level-addict 9/23/2009 11:33:53 PM

Not in the least surprising.
Many congrats,Jean, on this magnificent winner. #7977966

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 9/24/2009 2:21:28 AM

Huge Congrats on this marvelous animal shot and Golden Win, Jean.

UB. #7978238

Bojan Bencic level-addict 9/24/2009 6:06:24 AM

Congratulations, Jean! #7978960

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 9/24/2009 6:37:00 AM

Just outstanding, Jean. Huge congrats on this wonderful Gold. #7979103

Dr Silly 9/24/2009 7:33:40 AM

Jean congratulations on your wonderful GOLd win. :O)

Mariann Kovats level-addict 9/24/2009 10:31:49 AM

Congratulations, Jean on your Winn! Awesome picture! #7979831

Dianna Murphy 9/24/2009 1:38:59 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! ! ! ON YOUR BEAUTIFUL WINNER! #7980298

Christine Pentecost 9/24/2009 7:04:06 PM

Wow...gorgeous. I love your digital darkroom work on the photo. A great winner! #7981174

Jean E. Hildebrant 9/24/2009 8:03:32 PM

Wow I've been so busy lately and so overwhelmed that I won 2nd place that I haven't even thanked all you wonderful people for sooooo many generous and kind congratulatory remarks!!! Thanks to every one!!! I really do appreciate them all!
Jean :-) #7981303

Susana Ms Heide 9/26/2009 11:03:09 AM

REMARKABLE work from beginning to end Jean! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7985676

Colleen Farrell level-addict 9/26/2009 12:30:12 PM

Awesome!! Big, belated congrats on your fabulous winner! #7985853

Datha Y. Thompson 9/30/2009 7:01:02 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! !

Christine Pentecost 10/23/2009 7:38:42 AM

Wow, a masterpiece! Great job! #8064428

Robert Jensen level-addict 1/19/2011 12:23:13 PM

Outstanding image and superb use of textures #9176235

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This was shot in raw in afternoon light. lens was Canon 70-200L IS. Shot as I sat on the ground in front of the stallion as he ran free(a little intimidating, but he is a gentle giant)
The Stallion is a Friesian named Leo who stands at stud in Cave Creek, AZ. Owner is Stefanie Maas. I extracted the image of the horse and drug it onto the textured, framed bg (courtesy of StruckDumb at Deviant Art)Added more texture with various grunge brushes.

Uploaded on 8/11/2009 9:32:27 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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