A Wild Mustang is a free-roaming horse of the North American west that first descended from horses brought to the Americas by the Spanish. Mustangs are often referred to as wild horses, but there is intense debate over terminology. Because they are descended from once-domesticated horses, they can be classified as feral horses. (From Wikipedia)
At present there are about 30,000 wild mustangs in the western United States.
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jacquest (18927) 2013-10-20 7:59
Black stands well against the soft blurred background. The mustang looks very proud and seems to protect it's brown companion.
rychem (37343) 2013-10-20 8:26
Wonderful mustang, I like the black coat color against the bright BG, excellent management of light, gret pose of these horses
pyffepa (625) 2013-10-20 8:29
Nice photograph of that beautiful animal.
The blurred background enhances the subject.
Just sad that the lower line of stones cut the lower part of the legs. As photograph we often have to compose with what is offered ;o)
Have a nice week,
siudzi (34141) 2013-10-20 8:30
You selected a superb title for this amazing picture! It fits perfectly to this scene. Excellent animal study in that outstanding presentation. Very well done!
Indrasish (2939) 2013-10-20 9:26
Black is really beautiful.. Excellent shot of this Mustang.. Excellent composition and superb image quality too.. Very well done my friend.. And thanks for attaching an interesting note with it..
Good night and best wishes from Kolkata, India..
cornejo (43519) 2013-10-20 12:26
Hello Eleu, very good picture of this beautiful wild horse black beautiful color, very well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
ChrisJ (115497) 2013-10-20 16:49
Nice use of a shallow dof to isolate and emphasize the fg black horses. Good sharpness and well framed and composed with plenty of breathing space. The cactus in the bg lets us know this is arid country. Natural looking color too. Tfs!
fabbs99 (17167) 2013-10-20 23:35
Another great shot of the wild mustangs.Nice colors and sharpness.Very well done.TFS.
Kamilutka (8107) 2013-10-21 1:15
I like your photo not only for the chosen subject (I love horses!) but also for the way you decided to shoot these wonderful creatures. They really are beautiful and placed against interesting and contrasting background. Very nice light!
saxo042 (37898) 2013-10-21 5:01
A very sharp and detailed capture of these "wild" horses. A very good background too. How far away were you here?
Cricri (120491) 2013-10-21 23:37
J'aime sa couleur noir, reluisante, le regard vers vous, sa position avec celle de l'autre cheval, tout bon cadrage et réalisation
Silvio1953 (145579) 2013-10-22 7:59
Ciao Eleu, great capture of superb couple, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
abmdsudi (55126) 2013-10-22 8:12
The black horses are beautiful...almost looks mystical look great in warm light, nice how you got both of them in the shot on a beautiful natural setting. A little surprised perhaps seeing your lens but they make a nice change of a charming image but nothing nicer than seeing them running free. Well done shot, Congrats.
tatadalou (7459) 2013-10-22 11:59
This mustang seems to take the pause just for you ! Excellent sharpness on the animals. Best regards,
krzychu30 (15512) 2013-10-22 13:24
indeed-beautiful wild mustangs and beautiful composition!
I like your presentation of these amazing animals.Your POV,timing as well as excellently mastered DOF(the slightly blurred BG to enhance the main subject is magnificent!)make your shot spectacular!
Wish You all the best
dale54 (8112) 2013-11-19 12:30
good evening eleu..nice all around work,nice contrast,light..and these horses!! tfs. dale