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struggles in nature (ii)

Posted by
Jason Kravitz (Brussels, Belgium) on 1 February 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Panasonic DC-G9 1/400 second F/5.6 ISO 400 370 mm (35mm equiv.)

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1 Feb 2019 7:26am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Really good!

1 Feb 2019 8:31am

@Ralf Kesper: thanks Ralf

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

J'adore magnifique

1 Feb 2019 9:30am

@Libouton Martine: merci

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

As a person very involved with animal welfare, I am sad to see any animal that needs help and protection. Your image is a powerful one showing the struggles of animals especially in winter. Thanks for posting this image. 5*

1 Feb 2019 11:43am

@Shaun: I agree Shaun. It is heartbreaking to see animals (and all life) suffering or in need. Particularly from mankind induced mayhem. It is noble work that you are doing! Thankfully this horse is quite well cared for and was just enjoying some fresh winter air in his pasture when I snapped this image. Still, I thought visually it made for a compelling narrative on the struggles of nature.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Brutal weather for man and beast.

2 Feb 2019 12:13am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Excellent focus point on the foreground, leaving the horse out of focus. It made a great an impact.

3 Feb 2019 2:50am

@B. Thomas: Thanks Barbara. I posted the same photo to another group of more technical minded folks and they generally didn't like the image as it didn't fit the "rules of photography" well enough for their tastes. I think it is a good study on conveying something vs. just capturing something.