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Wild Horse

I was driving back from my annual fall trip to the Big Bend area during the recent west Texas snowstorm when I ran a cross a pack of wild horses. I drove past them and I had to back up on the snowy highway to photograph them. I spent quite a bit of time waiting for them to stop eating and look up. I’m fairly sure this is a wild horse as i did not spot any markings that would tell me differently.  This particular horse was the most cooperative. The snowfall was amazing and I had a great time photographing them. A once in a lifetime opportunity in that part of the world.

Wild Horse
Wild Horse

This image was taken with my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV using my Canon 16-35mm f/4L Lens set to 400 mm. The camera was set on Manual mode with the aperture set at f/5.6, shutter speed at 1/2000th of a second and the ISO set at 400. I handheld the camera for this image. This is a single image processed in Lightroom and then completed in Photoshop using Nik Color Efex Pro.

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2 thoughts on “Wild Horse”

  1. This is a really pleasing image, Terry. The horse stands out nicely against the snow. It brought back memories of some Bev Doolittle paintings I remember liking. She created several with horses in snow, some where the horse blends into the background and others more along the lines of your photograph. Really nice work.

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