December 15, 2015

A Slice of My Life


I love the light in winter. At a certain time in the late afternoon, the low winter sun lights up the outline of the horses. I especially love what that light does to my sorrel mare, Ella; her bright copper-penny coloring with the golden sunlight is particularly striking.

I call the three horses in for their evening feeding with a cowbell. [I wonder what the neighbors think?] They come from the far reaches of the hayfield; Ella is always first, and this guy, July, always ambles in last. On this afternoon the sun was in the perfect position to produce that "rim light" that I love. Too bad that all I had with me was my cell phone and not my DSLR.






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10 comments:

  1. They are amazing and wonderous creatures.

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  2. They are. Thank you, Daisy.

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  3. Those are beautiful pictures! I should take my camera out at feeding time. You're right, the light then is just lovely.

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  4. Yes, Jamie, the light is so beautiful on winter afternoons. I hope you're able to capture some gorgeous pictures.

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  5. I've gotten a couple of pictures of my kids in the "rim light." It really is beautiful light to capture, and even with your phone camera your pictures are lovely!

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  6. Oh Jennifer, children in this light would be so beautiful! They must be gorgeous photos.

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  7. Your phone did a great job capturing that wonderful light on the lovely animals!

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  8. Thank you, Betty.

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  9. What gorgeous photographs, Kathi! My son is professional photographer and he calls that late afternoon light "golden hour" :-) It certainly has made your horse's coat gorgeously gold! Thank you so much for sharing this slice of your life with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.

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  10. Thank you, April. Yes, "the golden hour." It can do some pretty amazing things.

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