Uploaded: February 01, 2011


This is a composite of two images. I shot the background at the Verde River in Scottsdale, AZ and the horse and rider is Stefanie Maas of Cave Creek, AZ on her gorgeous new mount, Rohan. He is a Friesian gelding and so beautiful and gentle. I added a couple of texture layers and lots of hours extracting and editing :)

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 33.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT


Chris Budny level-deluxe February 01, 2011

Spectacular work, Jean... she's bound to be impressed with the print! #1349363

Linda Boehme level-classic February 01, 2011

Beautiful work, Jean. #9207017

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 01, 2011

Splendid photo(s) and excellent work Jean. This looks terrific. I love it. #9207026

Datha Y. Thompson February 01, 2011

G O R G E O U S ! ! ! #9207028

Michele Peterson level-classic February 01, 2011

Fabulous!!! You did a wonderful job on this beautiful image, she will be so pleased!! #9207071

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 01, 2011

Beautiful work Jean! #9207108

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 01, 2011

Beautiful capture and treatment, Jean.

UB. #9207114

Michelle Alton February 02, 2011

I have no doubt that all your work was well worth the time it took. This is absolutely outstanding, Jean. #9207223

Marcie A. Fowler February 02, 2011

Simply gorgeous. I absolutely love this image. #9207850

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 02, 2011

This is stunning work Jean! I am sure, we'll see this again! I think, it worth all the time you put in it. It is a masterwork! #9208349

Patti Coblentz February 03, 2011

Outstanding work, Jean...a beautiful concept and result!! #9211258

Martin Cregg February 04, 2011

Jean - this is realy a great picture. Your time investment was well spent. #9211956

Phyllis H. Burchett February 06, 2011

Gorgeous image and DD work Jean! #9217544

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 11, 2011

Amazing image and DD work, Jean. #9233489

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic March 20, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9302413

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 20, 2011

This is truly a stunning image and worthy of a win, Jean -- congratulations on the finalist and good luck! #9302455

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 20, 2011

Glad to see this beauty make it to Finalist; best of luck! #9302548

Karen E. Baumann March 20, 2011

Beautiful, Jean! This will add to joy for your model the hang this winner on the wall! Best of luck in the next round! #9303000

Patti Coblentz March 20, 2011

Ah, yes...this is so beautiful, Jean...big congratulations to you :)) #9303130

Katarina Mansson March 21, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding and beautiful finalist Jean! #9303460

John Rivera level-deluxe March 21, 2011

Congratulations Jean on this beautiful Finalist! #9303987

Jessica Jenney March 21, 2011

Congratulations, Jean on your beautiful finalist! #9304802

Mitch Spence level-classic March 21, 2011

A gorgeous, powerful animal, and a gorgeous, powerful image, Jean. Congratulations. #9305755

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 21, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist! Beautiful and powerful Jean! #9305868

Jean E. Hildebrant March 21, 2011

Thanks to all of you for your kind words! Glad to see this get a finalist! I think it will make the rider feel even better about buying a print :D #9306338

Phyllis H. Burchett March 21, 2011

Congrats Jean! #9306735

Bunny Snow March 21, 2011

So beautiful, Jean, it looks like a well done painting. The lighting is amazing, as is your sharpness and capture of details. All the photoshop work is superb. I can see the reason you won. This is an amazing piece of art. #9307481

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 22, 2011

No surprise, this! Congratulations again, Jean! #9309854

Patti Coblentz March 22, 2011

I'm thrilled for you, Jean...congratulations on your stunning gold winner!! #9310113

Kara L. Hendricks March 22, 2011

Congrats Jean!! Just gorgeous!! #9310121

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic March 22, 2011

on your very deserving WINNER!!! #9310262

Michele Peterson level-classic March 22, 2011

Congratulations Jean! A beautiful image!! #9310274

Phyllis H. Burchett March 22, 2011

Congrats Jean on this wonderful winner! #9310540

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 22, 2011

Big congrats on your fabulous win! #9310697

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2011

And all your hard work pays off, Jean. Wonderful vision, beautifully executed. I'm only sorry your other finalists did not garner a win, too :) Congratulations on the 2nd place win here. #9310807

Bob Cournoyer level-classic March 22, 2011

:-) #9310917

Jillian Danielson March 22, 2011

CONGRATS Jean!!!! SOOOOOO happy for you!! #9311072

Mary K. Robison March 23, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win, Jean! This is a true work of art! #9311238

Katarina Mansson March 23, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding winner Jean! #9311400

Katarina Mansson March 23, 2011

And...congrats on your feature in DD! #9311561

Jessica Jenney March 23, 2011

Congratulations, Jean on your fabulous win! #9311889

Michelle Alton March 23, 2011

Brilliant, super image and an Outstanding winner, Jean. Congratulations! #9312328

Stanley C. Sims March 23, 2011

All I can add is "WOW". Congratulations Jean on your outstanding work with this image. #9312782

Jean B. Hall March 23, 2011

Totally AWESOME! #9312817

Mark Dodge March 23, 2011

Nice work on this, Jean. Very convincing. Congratulations on your Gold and also for making DD #096 featured photo. #9312940

Evy Johansen level-classic March 23, 2011

Beautiful! Great work! Big congratulations on your beautiful win! #9313700

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 23, 2011

Good to see this again. Huge CONGRATZ on striking Gold, Jean!!!

UB. #9313748

Robert D. Proctor March 24, 2011

Beautiful work, congratulations on your win! #9314213

Merna L. Nobile March 24, 2011

Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna


Kathy Cline March 25, 2011

Just Beautiful.
A well deserved award Jean! #9317193

Datha Y. Thompson March 26, 2011

Congratulations!! So GORGEOUS Jean!! :) #9319128

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 27, 2011

Wow, gorgeous, Jean. Congratulations on your golden win! #9319754

Carolyn M. DAlessandro April 03, 2011

Stellar work!!!! Congratulations! #9332558

Susana Ms Heide April 03, 2011

She must be so excited about the results of this shoot!!! Your creation is absolutely GORGEOUS Jean!!! A hearty CONGRATS is in order!!! :O) #9332810

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