Did you know that there were cowboys in Ohio? I certainly didn't. Goes to show you what we know. There are cowgirls as well, just in case you were wondering.
When you place a white horse in the sun and a black horse in the shade, you are asking for trouble. The camera's dynamic range can't handle the whites and blacks at the same time. Something has got to give and in my case, it was the whites. Poor Jane has her white coat blown out in the strong sun light.
In the second image, I correctly exposed for Jane's white coat while letting not worrying about how Belle's blacks would look. I could get away with it because … well, you can't see Belle in the picture. Just her ears. Poor Belle, she got all dressed up for nothing.
I was shooting early morning on Huffman pond. The reflections of the golden leaves were simply gorgeous & I shot several frames.
And then I suddenly realized that hidden in plain sight at the edge of the spectacular color was a trio of deer. It was at this moment that I really regretted the fact that I don't have a long lens.
Around this house, we are big fans of the Dave Matthews Band. As soon as I downloaded this image, I thought of The Dreaming Tree. Not familiar with the song? You are in luck, I uploaded it just for you.
A pretty picture for your eyes, a wonderful song for your ears, and great words for your mind… What more could you ask for?
This location was the subject of a painting titled "Blue Hole, Little Miami River". Created by Robert Duncanson in 1851, the painting can be seen at the Cincinnati Art Museum. If you don't live in the neighborhood, you can see an image of the painting by following this link:
What do you know? You just experienced a little culture. Didn't hurt as much as you thought it might, did it? I know, I am often shocked my self.
Have a great day folks.