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My Dear Hubby and I were out chasing covered bridges one gray and overcast day and as we tried to find our way back to the main road this beauty happened by. Found her in a pasture between Everett and Breezewood, PA on October 17, 2008.

Image taken with the Nikon D40x and the 18-135mm Nikon/Nikkor lens. Shutter speed 1/160, ap 5.6, exp 0.00, iso 800.

Texture layer from CGTextures.


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  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 5 years ago

    She’s a beauty!!!!!!

  • Thanks, Lori!!!! I’m woefully ignorant of such things, but we were kind of surprised to see horns of this size on a cow here in the east

    – Lois Bryan

  • Wanda Raines
    Wanda Rainesabout 5 years ago

    Beautifully done. Really like the treatment.

  • thanks, Wanda!!!! I have liked this shot for a long time … and I thought messing with layers and textures would give it that extra something!! So glad you enjoyed it too!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Andy Mueller
    Andy Muellerabout 5 years ago

    Oh my, I LOVE the textured background! Just today I was asking Jonicool and Karl Williams how you guys do that. I LOVE it and will soon do this myself. So watch out, hehehehe. Awesome shot Lois, straight to the faves.

  • Thanks so much, Andy … it’s lots of fun … and very easy … just mind your opacity sliders and have your eraser tool ready, lol!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Lois Romer
    Lois Romerabout 5 years ago

    very nice.

  • Hi Lois!!! Thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...about 5 years ago

    WoW! a gorgeous capture sweetheART looks like one of the old master’s paintings eh? lol! ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • Thanks so much, Val … you know I thought that too … I wish I’d had the nerve to get myself OUT of the car and shoot a landscape or two … the lighting was perfect, and I never ever say that on cold gray days, but it was this time.

    – Lois Bryan

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant work, dear Lois! The treatment is fantastic, my friend!

  • thanks so much, Bela … just the minute I say … ok, enough with the textures, let’s move on, I find another shot that it’s perfect for, lol!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • julayneluu
    julayneluuabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work, great treatment ,Lois!

  • Thank you, Julay!!!! The texture was a good fit for this one!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Majestic
    Majesticabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful work!!!

  • thank you!!!! So glad you enjoyed it!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Brandie1
    Brandie1about 5 years ago

    Great shot.
    I never want to be one the wrong side of this girl.

  • haha … oh sooooooooo true!!!! But she was really very docile!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • rosedew
    rosedewabout 5 years ago

    Beautifully done!

  • Hi Rose sweetie!!!! Thank you!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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