Uploaded: August 11, 2009


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.


Bob Cournoyer level-classic August 11, 2009

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

Dr Silly level-classic August 11, 2009

Awesome capture and effects. :O) #7838689

Elida Gutierrez August 11, 2009

Wonderful Work!!! #7838728

Daniella Puente August 11, 2009

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

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic August 11, 2009

Incredible!! #7838781

Tarun Bose August 11, 2009

Outstanding work, Jean. #7838820

Kathy D. Reasor August 11, 2009

Beautiful Photo & Work! #7838915

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 11, 2009

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

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 11, 2009

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

Peggy J. Maguire August 11, 2009

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

Lana Arcemont August 11, 2009

Great Work! #7839358

Erika Haight August 11, 2009

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

You rock girl! #7839587

Katarina Mansson August 11, 2009

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

Christine Czernin level-classic August 12, 2009

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

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 12, 2009

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-deluxe August 14, 2009

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

Lisa D. Greer August 19, 2009

Gorgeous! #7867403

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 28, 2009

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

Katarina Mansson September 20, 2009

Grrrreat!!! Congratulations Jean! #7958204

Michelle Alton September 20, 2009

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 September 20, 2009

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

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jean. #7959304

Amy M. Wilson September 20, 2009

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

Jean E. Hildebrant September 20, 2009

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-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7959782

Dawn M. Schneider September 20, 2009

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

Melissa McCabe September 20, 2009

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

Mitch Spence level-classic September 20, 2009

My congratulations to you, Jean. #7961610

Mariann Kovats level-classic September 20, 2009

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

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 21, 2009

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

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 23, 2009

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #7975835

A P September 23, 2009

WINNER Pictures, Images and Photos #7976059

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 23, 2009

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

Summer A. Kozisek September 23, 2009

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

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful Winner, Jean! #7976437

Vicki L. Filippin September 23, 2009

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

Eugenio Diaz September 23, 2009

Wonderful Work, here!
WTG, Jean! #7976876

Amy M. Wilson September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Jean! #7976941

Phyllis H. Burchett September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your G O L D!! #7976969

Pat Gamwell September 23, 2009

WooooHooo! WTG girl! Well deserved winner! #7977156

Jennifer L. Alder September 23, 2009

Big congrats!!! :) #7977312

Kara L. Hendricks September 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS Pictures, Images and Photos #7977511

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 23, 2009

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

Katarina Mansson September 23, 2009

Congratulations Jean on your successful and beautiful winner! #7977959

Christine Czernin level-classic September 23, 2009

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 24, 2009

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

UB. #7978238

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 24, 2009

Congratulations, Jean! #7978960

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 24, 2009

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

Dr Silly level-classic September 24, 2009

Jean congratulations on your wonderful GOLd win. :O)

Mariann Kovats level-classic September 24, 2009

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

Dianna Murphy September 24, 2009

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

Christine Pentecost September 24, 2009

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

Jean E. Hildebrant September 24, 2009

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 September 26, 2009

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

Colleen Farrell September 26, 2009

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

Datha Y. Thompson September 30, 2009

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

Christine Pentecost October 23, 2009

Wow, a masterpiece! Great job! #8064428

Robert Jensen January 19, 2011

Outstanding image and superb use of textures #9176235

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