Cheap Thrills

Uploaded: July 17, 2011 03:13:59 | Entered: September 18, 2015 03:40:20


For only 50 Cents you too can ride a horse just like those Cowboys did in the Old West :-) (Found this in the Fort Worth Stockyards)

Canon 70-200L IS at 115mm. ISO 200, Mid-Morning, 1/125 @ f9.0, EC -1/3 Adjustments with PSE9 and Topaz Adjust (CA)

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 115.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Mary K. Robison July 17, 2011

Wonderful find and capture, Jeff! Brings back great memories of childhood, where the only real horses we saw were on TV! Love the bright colors and sharp details (as opposed to de tail --- ouch!)! #1393686

Mike Clime July 17, 2011

Cool and colorful find with great colors and textures, Jeff! Never seen one that looked this wild. #9535215

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 17, 2011

Excelleny details, colors and comp. Jeff. Love this. #9535224

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 17, 2011

Great find and capture, Jeff. So much fun in one machine. #9535254

Bill Johnson July 17, 2011

Jeff, Well seen and well taken. #9535269

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 17, 2011

I love your title Jeff, made me smile... wonderful bold colors. Didn't know Texas horses were so colorful #9535339

Avril Young July 17, 2011

terrific capture Jeff, the children sure do love to ride them...Beautiful.. #9535371

Danny B. Head July 17, 2011

Nice treatment! #9535393

Monnie Ryan July 17, 2011

Wouldn't quite satisfy me as much as the real thing, but no doubt the kiddies love it! Well done, cool capture, Jeff! #9535421

Renata Gusciora July 17, 2011

Ha!:) Cute find and great capture with nice colors and details,Jeff!I like the composition too! #9535493

Marcel J. Fernandez July 17, 2011

This ride has been around for a long time. I can remember trying to get money from my mom for a ride. Nice work, Jeff. #9535525

frank w. degenhardt July 17, 2011

Fantastic and fun find my friend and the fact that you got the old wooden wall behind it to bring out the colors and details of the cheap ride is special. A gorgeous look at this ride that has been around as long as I can remember. Even had the thrill of being on a few of them rides. Gorgeous work my friend.
Have a fantastic day. #9535550

Lorraine A. Cook July 17, 2011

Oh....the merry-go-round was one of my favorite rides, Jeff!!! Carousel horses are very popular among collectors. Many famous carousels (some still survive) have their roots in Philly, My Friend!!<:))

GREAT FIND and a DELIGHTFUL 'BLAST from the PAST', Jeff!!<:)) #9535591

Patrick Rouzes July 17, 2011

Fantastic clarity, tones, clarity, subtle lighting & image here, Jeff! Wonderful "memory" image, indeed! #9535662

Robert R. Goodman July 17, 2011

Hi Jeff,LOL!Sound like a bargin to me.Excellent capture,How I learned to ride a horse!!!! #9535664

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 17, 2011

Terrific capture, Jeff, with great color and textures. Love the phonetic spelling of "quaters", too -- I can just hear the drawl LOL #9535686

Jill Odice level-classic July 17, 2011

Love it! Great textures and this brings back memories of riding one of these when I was too little to ride a real horse :-) Love the sign ! #9535843

Anita Hogue July 17, 2011

Now that's just my speed! A wonderful find and capture, Jeff! #9535865

Tiia Vissak July 17, 2011

a cool image! #9536012

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 17, 2011

I remember riding one of these things, as I recall, the cost was about a nickle!!! WONDERFUL find and capture my friend!! <>< #9536080

Mike F. Anderson July 17, 2011

I like the extra saturation which not only makes it pop but adds a touch of nostagia! #9536086

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 17, 2011

Great find Jeff, that's not one of those "wild" ones is it! lol

jo ann c. #9536121

Karen Engelbreth July 17, 2011

Cool find and capture, Jeff... #9536144

John Connolly July 17, 2011

A great title for this colorful capture Jeff! It is a perfect background for this great find and capture! #9536147

Barbara Waldoch July 17, 2011

Terrific capture of this wild ride, Jeff! :-) #9536465

Michelle Alton July 17, 2011

Wonderful find and depiction, Jeff. #9536468

Nadia Paul July 17, 2011

Beautiful colours and textures Jeff - a great find! #9536479

David Phalen July 17, 2011

I remember those.:) Terrific find and capture with outstanding colors, textures and details!! #9536695

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 17, 2011

HeeHee! I remember being on them and really needing my mom to watch the whole exciting event as she kept waving at me! Lol...

This is really a fun image Jeff and since the BG fence looks B&W yet the horse is full blast color, the eye is even more interested to view this capture!

Great job!

-Laura :) #9536729

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 17, 2011

Great find, colors and comp, Jeff!! Seems like it was cheaper the last time I rode one of these... #9536769

Carol L. Fowler July 17, 2011

We used to have these in front of dime stores- they are all gone now! #9536775

Ellen Hodges July 17, 2011

Great find and love the title, too, Jeff!! #9536836

Rony Sagy July 17, 2011

beautiful work, Jeff. #9537018

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 18, 2011

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #9537232

David M. Montero July 18, 2011

Used to cost me a dime. Inflation! Great find and capture Jeff! #9537922

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 18, 2011

He looks like a wild one not sure I could stay on. Excellent textures and color Jeff. Nice find. #9537956

MELODIE C. ROBERTS July 18, 2011

LMAO at your title Jeff!

What a sensational find

Great colors and details
Looks as though he is racing the wind #9538522

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 18, 2011

Super capture and treatment, Jeff! #9538670

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 19, 2011

Oh yeah, that looks really wild! HA!
Excellent find and image, Jeff. #9539397

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 19, 2011

Thank You!! Jeff #9539469

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe July 19, 2011

Great find, colours, comp and details! Neato Jeff. #9539585

Karen Slagle July 19, 2011

Love these old horses, Jeff. I used to drive my folks crazy to ride these when I was small... #9539778

Jean-Pierre Ducondi July 19, 2011

Wonderful colors Jeff. Great subject.
JP #9539827

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 20, 2011

Thank You Mary, Karen and JP! Jeff #9541829

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 20, 2011

Oh I do remember these and always asking my parents for change to ride them. You really brought this back to life with vivid colour and texture. #9542063

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 20, 2011

Thanks Heather!! Jeff #9543047

Stephen Zacker July 21, 2011

Like all the textures in the wood behind it. The colors in the horse really set this off #9545004

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 22, 2011

Thank You Stephen! Jeff #9547071

Kay Beausoleil July 27, 2011

A fun find, beautifully composed, Jeff! #9558187

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 28, 2011

Thank You Kay! Jeff #9559208

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