Portrait of a pair of Belgian Draught horses.
Taken witha Nikon D700 and a 70-200mm, 2.8 lens

Title taken from the Ray Charles hit song from 1961 and of course later by Joe Cocker in 1987.

13 RB features 1 challenge win


horse, horses, work horse, belgian horse


  • FelicityB
    FelicityBover 2 years ago

    Super shot!

  • thank you very much, Felicity!!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • almaalice
    almaaliceover 2 years ago

    Brilliant. I think this interpretation of the song title is inspired, the way the horse on the right is turning away from the one on the left which has the most pleading expression. Just superb. Love it. Fave + Alma x

  • thank you so much, Alma, it gives me so much pleasure reading your comments!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture…love the B&W!!

  • thanks very much, Carol! yes! B/W just for a change !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    03-23-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiover 2 years ago

    Alan, your amazing

  • thank you soooooooooooo much, Laura!! your words of praise go right in !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    Just fabulous, Alan! Love your work!

  • thank you once more for praising my efforts, Dottie !!!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Olivia Moore
    Olivia Mooreover 2 years ago


  • thank you very much, Olivia !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • © Jolie  Buchanan
    © Jolie Buchananover 2 years ago

    fantastic Alan
    March 2012 feature

  • thank you so much for featuring my horses, Jolie !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 2 years ago

    Fabulous shot Alan ~looks wonderful in monochrome !

  • jus something different for a change ! thanks a lot, Renee !!

    – Alan Mattison

  • Carol Bleasdale
    Carol Bleasdaleover 2 years ago

    What an amazing capture! I love this one Alan!

  • if YOU love it, then it must be all right !!!! thanks Carol !

    – Alan Mattison

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