Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Immanuel Kant

Mt Hood Parkdale ~ Oregon ~ USA

Fujifilm HS20 EXR

straight from the camera (mandatory mention for the As Is group)

H is for HORSE


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Photography is not about cameras, gadgets and gizmos. Photography is about photographers. A camera didn’t make a great picture any more than a typewriter wrote a great novel.
Peter Adams

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  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisabout 3 years ago


  • thank you anna !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynabout 3 years ago

    S T U N N I N G !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GUENDALYN

  • thank you guendalyn !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Barssel
    Barsselabout 3 years ago

    This would make a great addition to the Equine Art and Photography

  • thank you so much, and done !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladieabout 3 years ago

    Yes, I agree with Ade, and I think this is just a brilliant image Francis!! You just rock hon!! I would love to meet you Francis and have a drink or dinner, whatever. My Aunt lives in Brandon. Perhaps on my next visit, I shall call upon you, and we can meet and do that- I think it would be great fun!! Cheers~ xx Steph : )
    PS>THANK YOU for reading the damn rules and adding a country to your submissions- you have no idea how happy that makes me!!! lol : )

  • oh, my. this would be a tremendous pleasure ! please be sure to let me know when you will plan such a trip !
    lol on your comment about rules. the last thing I would want to do would not to please you ! ;)))
    and thank you so much for this great comment !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • ☼Laughing Bones☾
    ☼Laughing Bones☾about 3 years ago


    August 26th, 2011

    You are now eligible to enter – The Week 4 & 5 August Feature Challenge

  • thank you so much, it is a great pleasure !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 3 years ago

    Outstanding composition included great arrangement make so beautiful artwork, thank you to inspire us:)
    Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult.
    Ann Radcliffe (1764 – 1823), said.
    Best Regards,

  • thank you sunny !
    your quote fits very well the atmosphere !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Bevlea Ross
    Bevlea Rossabout 3 years ago

    Don’t forget to enter the best of “H” challenge Here

    Entries close in four days, and then voting will run for three days.

    Lovely image, well done!
    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

  • thank you so much, it is a great pleasure !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...about 3 years ago

    August 28, 2011
    Wildlife Artistry Collection

  • thank you so much darlene, it is a great pleasure !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • swaby
    swabyabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful colors and capture!

  • thank you so much !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

  • Sharksladie
    Sharksladieabout 3 years ago

    Ok Francis- where are you? You haven’t answered ANY of your comments!!! lol, not like you! I do love this image very much!! You’ve done a brilliant job here! Congratulations on your feature Francis- you are very talented!!! xxxx Steph : )

  • my apology lovely lady, but my schedule has been quite rocked with the first week at school for the kids !
    I nonetheless thank you so much for this feature, it is a great pleasure – as always !
    my best, francis.

    – artisandelimage

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