Woody in the Mustard - Lighting 5:3

© Dianna Murphy

Woody in the Mustard - Lighting 5:3

Uploaded: February 18, 2008

Description

f2.8, 1/1500, ISO 200, 145mm, manuel, w/Canon 75x200 2x8L USM IS. Evening light 6:12 PM on 2/11/08.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 145.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Comments

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 18, 2008

dreamy capture Dianna... truly spectacular with the gorgeous horse amidst the flower field...beautiful! #857556

Mike D. Perez February 18, 2008

Great lighting and colors and of course a beautiful horse, Dianna! Superb! #5511595

Cyn Valentine level-classic February 18, 2008

A beautiful capture Diana..wonderful color and light..very well done!! #5511717

Dianna Murphy February 18, 2008

Thank you Stefania, Mike and Cyn. I've waited a long time to be able to get someone to bring me a horse to photograph in the mustard. I was so excited to get these and the light was just wonderful! #5511743

Erika Haight February 18, 2008

Brilliant capture Dianna! I love the color of that grass! erika #5511747

Dianna Murphy February 18, 2008

Thank you Erika! Its actually mustard - it flowers and you can even eat the young leaves. It is plentiful in my area. I'm surrounded by vineyard and the mustard is planted as a "cover" crop. In April, it will be plowed under to return organic matter and therefore nutrients to the soil. Where Woody is standing there was once a vineyard and will be again but in the meantime is a photographers dream. #5511768

Ray Clarke February 18, 2008

Wonderful shot Dianna, love the comp and colour #5511915

Tiia Vissak February 18, 2008

very beautiful! #5512091

Christian Rosito February 18, 2008

What a nice place, beautiful capture. I enjoyed your Bio as well. #5512223

Dianna Murphy February 18, 2008

Thank you Ray and Audrey, Tiia, and Christian! #5512433

Susan Fox February 18, 2008

Wonderful! Love everything about it! #5512998

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 18, 2008

Very beautiful image, Diana, great comp, colors, and eye contact!
-Debby #5513217

Dianna Murphy February 18, 2008

Thank you Susan and Deborah! #5513254

Anne M. Young level-addict February 19, 2008

This one of the best horse portriats I've seen recently! congratulations #5516155

Dianna Murphy February 19, 2008

Well thats a very nice compliment Anne. Thank you! #5516445

Teresa Norris February 19, 2008

Oh, what a BEAUTIFUL portrait of Woody! The colors and light are gorgeous, Dianna. #5517090

Ronald F. Fischer February 19, 2008

WOW, what a spectacular capture!! #5518811

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 19, 2008

Hi Dianna,I must say that is a beautiful horse.Gorgeous capture,wonderful lighting!!!!! #5519187

Kathy Reeves February 20, 2008

Wow!! A winner in my book!!!!! #5520096

Dianna Murphy February 20, 2008

Thanks so much for stopping in Teresa, Ronald, Robert, and Kathy. #5521527

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic February 20, 2008

I sure wish my pastures looked like this!!! AWESOME capture and image, Dianna!!! I LOVE THIS!!!! <>< #5522193

Marina Moore February 20, 2008

What a gorgeous boy!!!! Beautiful colors, comp and capture. We use to have an Arabian. I remember that look! - " you have goodies? wanna run with me?" :) #5522219

Dianna Murphy February 20, 2008

Thank you Nadine and Marina. #5522337

Angela Azzinnaro February 20, 2008

BEAUTIFUL colors & light!!!! GREAT capture!!!!! #5522527

Carol Sawyer February 21, 2008

Beautiful capture and colors, Dianna! #5527149

Dianna Murphy February 21, 2008

I appreciate your time and comments. I'll pass along a nice ear rub to Woody from you all. #5527474

Bill Wyatt February 21, 2008

WOW this is amazing! This beautiful animal in the field of yellow is breath taking. A winner in my book bar none. #5527818

Dianna Murphy February 21, 2008

Thank you Bill, I hope you're right! #5528176

Nancy (Peaches) Harker February 21, 2008

First thing I thought when I saw this, has to be a winner, This is absolutly beautiful!!! Going in my fav's!!! #5528301

Dawn M. Schneider February 21, 2008

this is so fantastic, I love the colors and the clarity!!! I agree with nancy a winner!! #5528892

Michael S. Lazarus February 22, 2008

Dianna, This is another incredible photograph. The clarity/exposure, color, lighting and composition (DOF choice too) all work in unison in this symphony. Bravo! #5530528

Dianna Murphy February 22, 2008

Thanks for putting a smile on my face. I appreciate it Nancy, Dawn, and Michael! #5531713

Sue Marshall February 22, 2008

This is just a wonderful image Dianna!!
The colours and clarity are just outstanding!! :-) #5534377

Birgitta Brostrom February 23, 2008

What a beauty! Wonderful shot Dianna! #5537231

Dianna Murphy February 23, 2008

Thanks a bunch Sue and Birgitta! #5539158

Michael Umbreit February 24, 2008

Dianna - Wow! That is a beautiful capture! The lighting and the mustard were perfect! Well done! - Mike #5543243

Dianna Murphy February 24, 2008

Thank you Mike! #5544105

Michelle Smith February 24, 2008

Dianna,
This is a stunning capture!
I am in awe! ;o)
Beautiful lighting and positioning of the horse.
Outstanding.
shell #5545722

Karen Slagle February 24, 2008

What a gorgeous capture, Dianna. Love the belly high mustard... #5545888

Dianna Murphy February 24, 2008

Thank you so very much! #5546314

February 25, 2008

Oh My Gosh, these horse pics in the mustard field are outstanding!!! I'd call this one a winner! #5549414

Gunther Allen level-classic February 26, 2008

Great timing and what a wonderful capture! #5558793

Dianna Murphy February 26, 2008

Thank you Deborah and Gunther! #5559209

Songbird Cline level-classic March 01, 2008

wow, Woody is well built! great hip! #5578431

Geoff Smith March 20, 2008

Perfect in every way! #5670443

Cassie L. Woodlee March 21, 2008

I agree PERFECT. What an awesome shot Dianna!!!!! #5672961

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

Congratulations on a terrific finalist, Dianna! #5677360

Stephanie D. Moon March 22, 2008

congrats on your beautiful finalist. No button yet, but it's in the finalist list. #5677934

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

A big congrats on this awesome finalist Dianna :O) #5678230

Jeana Clark March 22, 2008


THIS IS AN AWESOME FINALIST!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

~J~ #5678578

William C. Raco level-classic March 22, 2008

Wonderful photo, Dianna
Congratulations #5679533

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Dianna! #5680052

Sam Britt March 22, 2008

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Dianna! #5680176

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

WooooHooooooo, Dianna!!!
What a great finalist!
Such a beauty!
Congrats!!!
~Lisa #5680239

Colette M. Metcalf March 22, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #5680297

Christian Rosito March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Diana! #5680333

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 22, 2008


Big congrats on your beautiful finalist, best of luck in the next round!! #5680538

Cassie L. Woodlee March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Dianna!!!!! #5680754

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Beautiful, Dianna!! Congratulations!!!
Denny #5681039

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on this awesome finalist Dianna!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5681099

Susan M. Smith level-classic March 23, 2008

Wonderful image here Dianna, beautifully captured! Congrats on your Finalist!! #5682676

Sue Marshall March 23, 2008

Big congratulations to you Dianna on your Finalist!!
This has always been one of my favorites!! :-) #5684216

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations!!!! This is still beautiful! I'm so glad to see it again. :) #5689094

Dianna Murphy March 24, 2008

Thanks my BP friends for all your support. #5689256

Anne M. Young level-addict March 24, 2008

Congratulations - a favourite #5691118

Graeme yew Chow March 26, 2008

Big congratulation ! my favourite animal and I would print out a A3 size to hand on the wall. #5699399

Steve A. Mark March 26, 2008

Perfect!! #5702211

Datha Y. Thompson March 27, 2008

Congratulations!! This is so Beautiful!! Love the light and color :0) #5705267

Michael Umbreit March 27, 2008

Dianna - Congratulations! - Mike #5708045

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 29, 2008

Big Congratulations Dianna!

Ohh wow! I love it! Great colors and comp!

jo ann c. #5716020

Pat Gamwell March 30, 2008

A magnificent shot, Diana! BIG CONGRATS! #5719544

Yuntao Liu March 30, 2008

Congratulations Dianna! This image is so beautiful! I really love it! Yuntao #5720627

Nichelle Russell March 31, 2008

Congratulations Dianna!! This is so gorgeous! Breathtaking.. :) #5724032

Jim Britt March 31, 2008

How absolutely magnificant. Great shot. Love horse shots. This was is excellent. Great detail and color contrasts! Nice job! #5726370

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 02, 2008

Congratulations Dianna!! This is beyond gorgeous!!!

Erica
#5733760

Sandra R. Alvey April 08, 2008

Dianna this is just a STUNNING capture, OUTSTANDING lighting, color, DOF, and POV! It's perfect honestly! I mean it's HARD to take a bad horse picture...but wow this is one of the BEST!

Congrats on your well deserved finalist!
#5764441

Chau Tran May 02, 2008

Through Better Photo, I have seen your photos many times. I very like the photos of horse and dogs on the field of yellow flowers. They are worth to be awarded. #5871757

Sandra K. StJohn level-deluxe September 07, 2008

Dianna,
There are many lovely pictures in your gallery, but this one really caught my eye. Great job.

#6423325

Dianna Murphy September 07, 2008

He's a perfect gentlemen! Thank you all. #6425275

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 02, 2008

I LOVE THIS!!!! Congrats too! #6840167

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe April 15, 2010

Beautiful portrait and very beautiful horse. The mustard really made for a gorgeous setting. Excellent job. #8536722

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