"Rainy" in the Clouds

© Candace Craw-Goldman

"Rainy" in the Clouds

Uploaded: August 23, 2003


Curves and Levels altered in PS. Paint horse in Liberty Hill Texas, evening thunderstorm clouds in the background.


Nicole Boenig-McGrade August 23, 2003

Hi Candace, I love the composition and what a beauty he/she is... #54420

Lorraine T. Lynch level-classic August 23, 2003

Beautiful Candace! #176150

RICKY RIDDLE August 23, 2003

Beautiful . #176154

Colette M. Metcalf August 23, 2003

Wonderful!!! #176243

August 23, 2003

Love the way you did this !!! #176264

Adam Bolt August 23, 2003

The light is fantastic and I just love the way you have captured this look on the horse, it spell binding. The only thing I would do is crop just a little more so the dark top of the trees dont show, or just clone them out. It would just add to the wonderment of the image by giving no clue to the placement and depth of the image.
Cheers Adam #176346

Gordon J. Evans August 23, 2003

Wonderful image Nicole, lighting is perfect!!! #176364

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 23, 2003

Excellent!!! But listen to Adam, he's right!! I love this shot!!!! #176389

Candace Craw-Goldman August 23, 2003

Thank you so much, everyone. How nice of you to comment. I thought about cloning the trees out, but thought just maybe that expanse of blue needed that bit of "grounding" but maybe not having them there would indeed help the "wonderment" of the image. I will think about doing that. I actually layed on the ground in the rocks to frame his head in the clouds. I got another pretty nice shot of this horse running with sunflowers in his mouth! I think I just might enter that one too someday. #176401

Shirley L. Carpenter August 23, 2003

Love this image Candace!!!!! #176414

Dottie Shepherd August 23, 2003

Just Beautiful, Candace!! #176466

Paula Showen August 23, 2003

Beautiful shot!! I agree with Adam about the tree tops. Love the perspective here and the expression! #176625

Jean Papo August 24, 2003

Such beauties, your shot and the horse! Great shot! Me too, re: think it would look even greater with tree tops cloned out. #176741

Evy Johansen level-classic September 09, 2003

Wonderful image, Candace! Congratulations! Well deserved! #192171

Adam Bolt September 09, 2003

Congrats on this one Candace. It really is a beautiful image.
Cheers Adam #192528

Jean Papo September 09, 2003

Congratulations, Candace, on this BEAUTY! #193446

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe September 10, 2003

Gorgeous, beautiful shot of a splendid animal. Viveca. #194731

Susana Matos September 11, 2003

wonderful, congrats on this well deserved finalist!
Su #196730

Candace Craw-Goldman September 15, 2003

All of you are so kind! If this photo does not make it farther in this month's contest, I will, clone out those trees and try again.
Thanks so much for your input and compliments.
Candace #201349

Tim Chong September 16, 2003

Put away your Photoshop program. ;) This WINNING photo does not need to be touched.


Colette M. Metcalf September 16, 2003

Congrats!!! #202630

Mary K. Robison September 16, 2003

Congratulations on this wonderful image making it to the winners' circle! #202744

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe September 16, 2003

Very pretty horse portrait, Candace! Congratulations on your win :-) #202779

Jean Papo September 16, 2003

Congratulations, Candace, on your win with this beauty! #202836

Kerry Drager September 16, 2003

Hi Candace: This is such a striking photo ... wonderful light, composition and clouds ... plus, a great horse! Congrats!!!
Kerry #202848

Evy Johansen level-classic September 17, 2003

Congratulations! Well derserved! #202944

Theresa McCloskey September 17, 2003

Congratulations :-) #202966

Judith G. Secco September 17, 2003

Wonderful image! Congratulations!
Judy #203240

September 17, 2003

Congratulations ! #203302

Candace Craw-Goldman September 17, 2003

Thank you all so much. There are so many talented photographers and so many amazing photos, I am very proud to be able to say I won second place!!! #203491

Heather K. McFarland level-classic September 17, 2003

Many congrats on your 2nd place win! Beautiful animal and image! #203956

zcaley September 17, 2003

This is a GREAT shot! Congratulations on your win! Enjoy! #204099

September 20, 2003

Beautiful horse. Beautiful photo. Creative idea to get that perspective to have the clouds in the background. #206960

Damian P. Gadal October 03, 2003

What a beautiful photograph! Congrats! #220527

January 02, 2005

I love the clouds in the bacground which make the picture of the horse pop out in the photo. #1009500

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