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Just one of many horse-drawn carriages clopping along Melbourne streets, a more relaxing alternative to viewing some of the CBD

Canon 50D, 50mm f1.8
Available light (bright late-December afternoon)
Straight from camera, no post-ed

Swanston Street, Melbourne

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horse drawn carriage, tourist attraction, melbourne, swanston street, canon 50d, 50mm, horses, b w photography

Capturing people being people, and the finer details of four and two wheeled blingy classic automotives – two fave ‘topics’ of imagery :-))

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  • Di-Trying
    Di-Tryingover 3 years ago

    Awww I want to pat him :)….and the horse too….LOL
    Great shot!!

  • His hands are in the way, hehe ;o)))
    Thanks Di :o))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • geof
    geofover 3 years ago

    beautiful sharp catch, Ell, and a story too, with the man waiting for his next fare.

  • Thank you so much Geof :o))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • SRana
    SRanaover 3 years ago

    very nice shot Ell…the horse seems little camera shy

  • Thanks so much Shane :o) Di got a better ‘wide-angle’ shot though, I think :o)
    Brown horse tucked his head into his mate quite often while we were there, plainly very attatched to his friend, gorgeous to see though a little heart-breaking at the same time … I have a prior history with horses …

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • waddleudo
    waddleudoover 3 years ago

    This is truly great photography. It tells the whole story AND its perfectly composed. Its funny too in that the horse is in focus and the driver is background. That sums up the horse’s perspective too! Who’s doing all the work here!!?? Hah! Excellent!
    Cordially, another Ellen

  • waddleudo
    waddleudoover 3 years ago

    I’ve put up some new images last night. I’d love you to swing by and take a look.
    Cordially, another Ellen (waddleudo)

  • Poverty
    Povertyover 3 years ago

    We’ve got cars in Wales now but they cost a lot more to run. Great shot. P.

  • LOL! You’re a crack up!! :-D … hehe
    Thanks so much, P! :o)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 3 years ago

    A very lovely capture!

  • Thank you, Gena :o)))

    – Ell-on-Wheels

  • WolfPause
    WolfPauseover 3 years ago

    Nice distance blur of the driver – great for story

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