Lake Khovsgol is north west of the capital, Ulan Bator & quite close to the Russian border. It's frozen solid in winter & trucks drive across the ice both ways between the 2 countries.
Taken at Jankhai, a gorgeous promontory, jutting out into nthe lake. These horses belong to the local Mongolian inhabitants who reside in their gers about 1 km away.
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noborders (1010) 2008-04-19 1:06
Horses grazing in front of georgous, exotic landscapes such as this one are certainly an eye catcher !
A peaceful and beautiful photo,
Now back in Brussels, wishing you an excellent weekend,
snunney (88383) 2008-04-19 1:06
A nice capture of these horses against a pleasing backdrop. Good point of view with the grey gravel providing a nice lead-line. Appealing soft colours and good clarity.
izmirli (3987) 2008-04-19 5:12
merhaba dear chris
wonderful lovely horses.excellent landscape and colours.well done.
oochappan (16582) 2008-04-19 5:59
Nice those horses in frontplan towards the landscape Chris, you have cut one his bump :), that can happen ...
polpo56 (15136) 2008-04-19 6:32
a good shot, with these horses in frontplan to give vivacity to the landscape.
jonathan_hart (21274) 2008-04-19 6:36
good POV and composition, the framing cut a part of the horse on the left, but it's still very good looking
chinchini (31529) 2008-04-19 11:27
On voit les chevaux. On verra peut-être demain les cavaliers mongols ? ;o)
Superbe paysage encore une fois mon Ami.
C'est paisible et agréable. Très bon !
TopGeo (38206) 2008-04-19 12:30
Hi Chris! excellent picture! A amazing beauty here. Landscape of countryside with a very beautiful part. Nice those horses in front level. I like this type the localities, Love the nature and that you managed the place to the choice captured and the lighting, Splendid picture, I praise!
danos (89625) 2008-04-20 1:28
nice this picturesque Mongolian landscape view with the horses to grazing in the foreground.A well multi layers scene with the water of the lake Khovsgol and the Mts on the background.I like the colours and the light of the shot.Well done my friend.
Have a nice day,Danos
feather (51130) 2008-04-20 3:09
The scenery is beautiful and add the horses brought to graze and drink you have a winner. Interesting how the swirl of the gravel leads into the lake between the horses. Well done
kermit350 (9016) 2008-04-20 3:56
Hello Chris, I like the framing of this photograph, very beautiful lighting and good clearness for this beautiful landscape of the lake Khovsgol, the place is splendid and your broad framing gives the opportunity to us to appreciate it fully, the colors sound just as it should be, moreover the image is a magnifier leaves this mountainous relief the background, these horses Mongolian at the edge of the lake of ideally are not placed for reinforced space and the sight in the distance, sincerely........................Hello Chris, J'aime bien le cadrage de cette photo, très bel éclairage et bonne netteté pour ce beau paysage du lac Khovsgol,
l'endroit est magnifique et ton large cadrage nous donne l'occasion de l'apprécier pleinement, les couleurs sonnent juste comme il se doit, de plus l’image est magnifier part ce relief montagneux de l’arrière plan, ces chevaux mongols au bord du lac de ne sont idéalement placé pour renforcé l’espace et la vue dans le lointain, bien amicalement
siolaw (38292) 2008-04-20 4:52
The grazing and drinking horses make a great FG, and the lake, small trees and hills a superb BG! The clarity and luminosity are excellent. A nice place indeed!
RGatward (20062) 2008-04-20 10:56
Hi Chris, well I've been rather an occassional visitor recently, so missed your trip to exciting place. Something very famial and cosy about this take on the country. Must llok back at you portfolio, and I wonder if you the train there.
COSTANTINO (58723) 2008-04-21 7:02
nice photo taken in an excellent way
really beautiful image dedicated to those
pablominto (53744) 2008-04-21 23:57
Traditionally horses were probably one of the two most important animals in this area... for all I know they still are!
this is a peaceful scenery as they graze and drink on the shores of this lovely lake...
A well composed presentation, good details!