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Donna
12-16-2010, 01:52 AM
This was taken at my favorite duck pond .... The horse came along and stole the scene .... I forgot all about the ducks :)

" Golden Glitter "

JAS_Photo
12-16-2010, 03:58 AM
Very pretty scene!

Iguanasan
12-16-2010, 07:54 AM
I just love this, Donna. Had to nominate it! :) Cheers!

Wicked Dark
12-16-2010, 08:05 AM
Spectacular! I love the darkness of the forest background...it really makes the light layers come through.

casil403
12-16-2010, 08:47 AM
Beautiful image Donna. :)

Marko
12-16-2010, 10:08 AM
Digging this image Donna!

Bambi
12-16-2010, 10:19 AM
yay for nominating Iggy. I would have if you didn't. this is a beautiful shot. But where was the horse from?

Andrew
12-16-2010, 11:48 AM
Wow, what a great shot with the colour and the unexpected visitor melding together. Most really good unstaged nature photos mean being in the right place at the right time. You surely tagged this one and did a nice job capturing it.

Mad Aussie
12-16-2010, 02:17 PM
Very nice. Apart from what has been said I also like the juxtaposition of the warm light and the sprinkle of snow.

asnow
12-16-2010, 07:21 PM
What a beautiful picture. Just love that golden light.

Donna
12-17-2010, 12:15 PM
Thank you very much JAS , Iggy , Wicked Dark , Casil , Marko , Bambi , Andrew , Mad Assie and asnow . :) Your nice comments are as warming as that golden light :)
Thanks for the nommie , Iggy! I'm flattered!
Bambi , this pond is on farmland . Across the water there is a huge pasture with horses and cattle . When we stopped the horses must have been in the trees , as they seemed to appear out of nowhere ... Three of them , two swam across the pond right away and this guy stopped for a bite to eat in the slush at the edge . Which was great , because it gave me a chance to manoeuvre around to deal with the tricky lighting .

Hillbillygirl
12-18-2010, 07:05 AM
Love the warmth of the colours in this photo, and yeah, i would have ignored the ducks also.

MoinMoin
12-19-2010, 02:57 AM
What a lovely composition, Donna! Hell, who needs ducks when a horse is coming! ;-)

edG
12-19-2010, 02:50 PM
lovely capture Donna

aubintbay
12-19-2010, 07:46 PM
WOW!! I don't know if the horse stole the scene or made it! What a great shot!

Donna
12-20-2010, 05:00 PM
Thank you very much Hillbillygirl , MoinMoin , edG and aubintbay :)