Phantom by Arla M. Ruggles

Wild Stallion of Nevada

Horses In Their Natural Environment
Challenge on Challenge Accepted
WINNER! (Tie Vote)
Horses In Paradise Challenge on A Paradise Somewhere
WINNER! (Tie Vote)
‘E’ is for Equine Challenge on Alphabet Soup
WINNER! (Tie Vote)
Animal Artistry Challenge on Artistry Group


VAVoom ‘Vibe Of The Week’

RedBubble EXPLORE Page

Artist Of The Month January 2013 on Artists Universe

Placed Top Ten

  1. 2013 Hall Of Fame Challenge on Alphabet Soup
  2. Less Than 5,000 Views
  3. Alive! Challenge on Live And Let Live
  4. White Horses Challenge on Just The Horse
  5. The Wild Best Challenge on Wild Horses Of The World
  6. Best Of 2012 Challenge on It’s What Moves Me
  7. Welcoming 2013 Challenge on Artists’ Universe
  8. All Creatures Great And Small Challenge on Digital Art Compilations
  9. Excellent Equines Challenge on Amazing Wildlife


  1. 5
  2. Sold!
  3. Equine Portrait Photography
  4. 100%
  5. Equine Art & Photography
  6. Just The Horse
  7. Love These Creatures
  8. It’s All About The Horse
  9. Feelin’ Good
  10. Breathtaking Animals And Plants
  11. Serenity
  12. NEVADA: The Silver State
  13. Playful Photogenic Animals
  14. The Wild West Show
  15. Every Little Thing You Do
  16. The Woman Photographer
  17. Art Universe
  18. Cover Shots
  19. Bubbling Artists
  20. Zingers
  21. #1 Favorites
  22. Images Of Endearment

Views: 2,670 (2014.FEB.10)
RB Favs: 51
FB Likes: 303
Sales: 5

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Framed Print 16×20 (Fine Art America)

Composite image

Original Photo – Haunting

Background Image

Enhance lighting, particle effects, and desaturation (foreground grasses) using Corel PhotoImpact x3

Great Basin Life exists … between … high desert expanses and majestic mountain wilderness.

Daily, I watch the winds of change sweeping away what remains of our western culture and heritage, and the land that has produced them.

My mission is to preserve as much as I can, of that which will soon vanish, through my photography.

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  • cindy50
    cindy50over 2 years ago

    This is just beautiful a fav for sure!

  • Thanks a lot, Jacqui!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooover 2 years ago

    beautiful and majestic

  • Thank you, Boo!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago

    Brilliant and simply Beautiful

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  • Thank you very much, Laura!!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • vic321
    vic321over 2 years ago


  • Thank you, Vic!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Corri Gryting Gutzman
    Corri Gryting ...over 2 years ago

    Congrats on the features!
    Great way to combine two favorites!

  • Thanks, Corri! :)

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • trueblvr
    trueblvrover 2 years ago

    Magnificent !

  • Thank you!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 2 years ago

    An amazing creation!!! Congratulations on being featured!!! Bill

  • That’s high praise, coming from a master such as yourself. Thank you, Bill!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Owed to Nature
    Owed to Natureover 2 years ago

    A classic image made even more so. Really superb work Arla.

  • Thanks very much, Sylvia!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 2 years ago

    Excellent choice of contrasting back ground, into faves Cheers Neil

  • Thank you so much, Neil!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsover 2 years ago

    Beautifully processed!

  • Thank you, Kat!

    – Arla M. Ruggles

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