Picture of the Day - October 24, 2009
"A girl and her horse"
|Photo courtesy of Amber S. Wallace.
(Click on the photo for a larger view)
When I first saw today's picture I thought of my sister Helen, one
of the world's greatest animal lovers. Growing up, she always seemed
to have a pet or three around the house, and today she is the proud
"parent" of a plethora of cute little Shih Tzu's and enough horses
to mount up an 1860's era cavalry unit.
The special bond between a true animal lover and her pet is often as
strong as one with a child, and photographs like this always remind
me of that fact. Photographer Amber Wallace captured this image, and
she offers the following background info on it:
"A silhouette of a girl and her new Friesian mare on a fall
The camera and settings used to capture this image:
I changed the colors using Photoshop to give it a
different look. I was
able to take a variety of shots in the field
and down the driveway of
the horse farm in North Carolina.
here to see the complete
photo session." --Amber S.
Camera: Nikon D60
Focal length: 22mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 second
Exposure compensation: +0.7 step
Name: Maria Dean
Comment on today's picture
Town: Richmond, VA
As a horse lover myself, this photo really caught my fancy. Thanks
so much for sharing it with us Amber!
Name: Ed Morrison
Town: Dunwoody, GA
Very nicely done Ms. Wallace. Silhouettes are easy to capture but
difficult to master. This one is exceptional.
Name: Phyllis Helton
Town: Bristol, VA
Name: Darren Forrester
Town: Thousand Oaks, CA
Amber, I checked out the rest of the photos in this series and I
loved them all. Great job. I hope to see more of your work on here
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