Uploaded: April 14, 2012


Spent a few minutes in the studio yesterday while Hope was napping. I was experimenting with different lighting with my Speedlight. Then I applied some effects and cloned out parts of Rob's cowboy hat that I found distracting. A few other minor adjustments and this was the final result.

Category: Digital Darkroom

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 120.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Jane Holestine April 14, 2012

Nice back lighting and tones in this image, Marcie. #1456450

Terry A. Stoa April 14, 2012

This looks great - I like the subtle colors of the stars and stripes - and the tack-sharp focus showing the details of the spurs. #10090253

Dayna Cain level-classic April 14, 2012

Backlighting is fantastic. The overall color is so unique and it works perfectly on this image. Love it Marcie! #10090300

Joy Rector April 14, 2012

excellent shot #10090487

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 14, 2012

Beautiful!! #10090700

Patti Coblentz April 14, 2012

Love the lighting and detail on the spurs! #10090818

Carol Quina level-classic April 15, 2012

Wonderful! I love the rustic look to it and the backlighting is great! #10092312

Marcie A. Fowler April 22, 2012

Thanks for the comments everyone. It was fun to find a few moments in the studio to photograph something I love. #10104761

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 27, 2012

The lighting along the teeth of the spur is really terrific! #10111537

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