The Rider

© Alton I. Vance

The Rider

Uploaded: July 05, 2005


f/8 - 1/250 second - Canon 70-200 2.8L, Taken at sunset on a hill near Norco, CA. Norco is an equestrian town. There are many people who own and ride horses here. You might find someone riding a horse almost anytime of day in and around Norco, CA. - AIV


Allan L. Plucinik July 05, 2005

Excellent capture and at just the right lighting conditions. The sun is focused on the rider and horse and just the right intensity and time. Nice background lighting. Was this a deliberate planned shot or did you just happen to catch them as they rode by? #274009

Daniel Diaz July 05, 2005

Beautiful capture Alton, love the lighting ,color and smoothness!!! #1558592

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 05, 2005

Excellent image Alton!, I like the composition and colors,
Amalia #1558671

Bryan Yates July 05, 2005

Fantastic! Perfect lighting and framing! Well done! #1558956

Jessica L. Richard July 05, 2005

WOW, wonderful capture, very well done! #1559419

Alton I. Vance July 05, 2005

Thank you all for your gracious comments. To answer Allan's question about this being a planned shot. It was semi planned. I did plan the time of day and I have a friend who owns and rides this horse and I asked him to let me photograph him. I wasn't sure about what type of terrain our location would provide so the angle and exact location of the shot was somewhat of a lucky venture but over all I had quite-a-bit of control over the situation. If you want to see other shots of this same shoot you can find them at under "Equestrian & Cowboy". Thank you again.
Alton Vance #1559743

April L. Brewster July 07, 2005

Excellent image. I like the colors and the lighting. Great job! #1564700

Anita Taylor August 20, 2005

Great capture and beautiful surroundings and lighting! Congratulations on making finalist! #1741305

melvina weatherby August 20, 2005

Congratulations !! Melvina #1743336

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 22, 2005

WOW, what a shot!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!! #1752898

Daniel Diaz August 22, 2005

Congrats on this STUNNER Alton!!!!! #1752984

melvina weatherby August 23, 2005

Congratulations Alton!!! A well deserved WIN!!! #1755746

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 23, 2005

Congratulations Alton!,
Amalia #1756290

robert burks August 23, 2005

Hi Alton...well if you intended to capture the feel of the old did...I really like this one...congratulations on your deserved win...very, very well done #1758391

Anita Ott August 23, 2005

Congratulations Alton, Great Job!! #1758585

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