Hilltop Grazing by Paula McManus

This horse was all alone, at the top of a hill, I had to stop and take some shots.
Spotted just out of Minlaton, on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

taken with Nikon Coolpix 8700

featured in The Woman Photographer February 2010
featured in South Australian Artists February 2010
featured in Featured Features February 2010
featured in All Things That are BLACK / WHITE April 2010
placed in Top 10 in the All Things Black and White challenge, June 2011
featured in Australian Women Photographers July 2011

I love being a tourist in my own country; the unique flora and fauna, the wonderful people, the striking vivid colours. Photography has opened up my country to me. I try to get out into it & photograph it as often as I can. Access to the great Australian outback is within easy reach of everyone! I hope you take the time to view some of my photos & I hope that they inspire you to go for a drive on the weekend and see what you can see.

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  • Ritva Ikonen
    Ritva Ikonenabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful work, my friend! Great treatment, this looks like a painting.

  • many thanks Ritva for your constant support!! xx

    – Paula McManus

  • Steve Hildebrandt
    Steve Hildebrandtabout 5 years ago

    I agree with Ritva! Awesome PP!! (And you know I am not a big fan of PP from inspi.re, right? LOL!)

  • thanks Steve – my boss is encouraging me to try more layering shots and I was really really happy with the result on this one! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • tomboypete
    tomboypeteabout 5 years ago

    yep just goes to show a bit of horsing around can change everything,
    hi paula how are you?

  • thanks Pete!! I’m well, busy and taking lots of photos. Hope you and Ilze are enjoying this beautiful weather! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Suellen Cook
    Suellen Cookabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful image Paula

  • thankyou very much Suellen!! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 5 years ago

    Simple and very effective,Paula,well done!!

  • thanks so much Lance! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • walela
    walelaabout 5 years ago


  • thankyou very much Walela! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaabout 5 years ago

  • thankyou Maureen, I am really honoured to be featured in your group! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • EvaMarIza
    EvaMarIzaabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work-congratulations on your feature ;)))

  • thankyou very much Eva! :)

    – Paula McManus

  • Paula McManus
    Paula McManusabout 5 years ago

    many thanks to the hosts of the South Australian Artists for featuring this work, February 8, 2010

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderabout 5 years ago

    Lovely light and texture Paula :-)

  • thankyou very much Ric! :)

    – Paula McManus

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