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The eye of the Friesian

Posted in Equipment I Use, Favorite Places, Photography Workshops, Random Thoughts, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2019 by lilybug1960

The eye of the Friesian.
 
At the Triangle X Ranch, our host location for our Winter in the Tetons workshop, there are many beautiful horses that we visit and photograph. There are 3 beautiful and very friendly Friesians there that are always posing for us. They love to check out your gear, they love to nibble on your jacket, they just love the attention. I love looking into the eyes of a horse, there is just something that fascinates me about it. I also love to photograph the eye of the horse, it is like a window to a soul. I prefer to use a very shallow depth of field in order to give some visual separation of the eye from the rest of the horse. One lens that I utilize often for this work is the Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD lens. I am taking this lens to Iceland to utilize in photographing the Iceland horses if we are fortunate enough to get some nice opportunities.
 
Tamron 70-210mm f4 Di VC USD lens on a Nikon D-500, Manual Exposure mode, f4, ISO 200, shutter speed of 1/1600th of a second, handheld, processed in Lightroom Classic CC. #WithMyTamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #Tamron70210, #BearWoodsPhotography, #NatureInFocusPhotographyWorkshops
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Adventure #1 of the year

Posted in Favorite Places, Photography Workshops, Random Thoughts, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 2, 2019 by lilybug1960

Adventure #1 of the year.
 
Just a really quick post, “the bags are packed, I’m ready to go, the taxi’s waiting, he’s blowing his horn”, well okay, no taxi blowing a horn, but the Subaru is ready. Wyoming won’t have as much snow as our 2017 visit, but it will have more than last year. It was colder here in Atlanta than it was in Jackson last year when we arrived, but that won’t be the case either. Temps are looking like above 0 but below 32 degrees for our visit. It sounds cold, but it is perfect for our workshop. This is the Triangle X Ranch in 2017 during the record snowfall. It was beautiful! I look forward to seeing old and new friends out there. Thanks as always to our house sitters keeping Bear Woods warm and cozy for us.

The Barn Door

Posted in Equipment I Use, Favorite Places, Photography Workshops, Random Thoughts, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 19, 2018 by lilybug1960

The Barn Door.
 
One thing I always like to do with our workshop groups is to photograph the doors and other things around the Triangle X Ranch while we are there. This door draws me back each time. It is the door to an old barn and the detail in the wood is just incredible. This time I got to use the Nikon D-850 and the Tamron SP 24-70mm G2 version. I am blown away by the detail and resolution this combination can give you. With a slightly overcast sky, the detail jumped and the colors of the door popped. You should join us next year!
 
Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens on a Nikon D-850, Manual Exposure mode, f8, ISO 100, shutter speed of 1/60th of a second, Sirui N3204X tripod and K30X ballhead, processed in Lightroom Classic CC. #WithMyTamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #Sirui, #SiruiUSA, #SiruiProfessional, #trianglexranch

Reserved

Posted in Equipment I Use, Favorite Places, Photography Workshops, Random Thoughts, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2018 by lilybug1960

Reserved.
 
One of the most beautiful horses I saw at the Triangle X Ranch was a white/grey/black horse. I am not a horse expert by any means so I don’t know what kind of horse it is, but it was beautiful. It was very reserved and shy around the group and wanted to just stand at a distance and observe. It was very content to just watch, never tucked back its ears, just wanted to enjoy a peaceful evening. I tried different attempts at images and one of my favorites was looking over the back of another horse. I thought it reflected how the one horse was most comfortable just observing. It did get curious a few times and approached me but you could sense the reservation every time the camera made the shutter noises. I look forward to visiting out to the Ranch again soon. Hopefully in May when I am out in Jackson again, I can go by and visit. Those folks become family, and they treat you like family. You have to visit the Ranch!
 
Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens on a Nikon D-850, Manual Exposure mode, f2.8, ISO 200, shutter speed of 1/250th of a second, handheld utilizing the Vibration Compensation feature of the lens, processed in Lightroom Classic CC. #WithMyTamron, #TamronUSA, #TamronLensesUSA, #TamronImageMaster, #TriangleXRanch, #NatureInFocusPhotographyWorkshops