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Stallion Battle in B&W


Posted by SantaFeJoe on Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:44 pm

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Stallions fighting for control of a harem belonging to the white stallion this past Thursday. The white won even though he is smaller.
Nikon D700, Nikon 80-200 f2.8@200mm, f5.6@1/250 sec. Converted to B&W in Picasa. Heavily overcast day.
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by jerryb on Sun Mar 31, 2013 8:09 am
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I like the framing of the action with the cactus and the dust going towards it.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:49 am
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The b/w conversion seems to accentuate the tension between these two, if that's possible! The white stallion may be smaller but he looks wiry and certainly determined. Nice composition showing them in their natural habitat.
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by Porsche917 on Sun Mar 31, 2013 7:12 pm
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Hi Joe:

The black and white presentation really works well for this image. It seems to increase the energy
inherent in the image.

Great job!

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by Graeme Guy on Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:47 am
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Hi Joe
The composition and moody action make this a very nice image.
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by BobD on Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:16 am
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Good action. Black and white was a great decision for this image.
 

by Ken Lassman on Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:09 pm
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Like the interaction you have captured...nice work Joe
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