Don't knock it 'til you've tried it !

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 8 June 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Briones CA ~ At the Thomas Ranch


NIKON D90 1/60 second F/4.5 ISO 250 138 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marlowe from Le Havre, France

I do not understand the title ... But what a sweet look !
When I was a little schoolboy, I loved to lick the metal of my pen ...

8 Jun 2010 7:16am

k@ from Paris, France

Excellent timing, just when he licked the wood from below !
Knock, knock on wooood ! ;) Happy ST (superb B&W)

8 Jun 2010 8:56am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Ha, at first I was thinking what a beautiful shot of his eyes and then scrolled down and laughed! I like how top half of shot is serious and bottom half if comic! Great shot, Dulcie!

8 Jun 2010 9:13am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Just standing behind a fence..there must be sómething to be done to get attention!:)
Have a funny ST!

8 Jun 2010 9:55am

♏arleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Whahaha- very funny:-)) They do anything to get attention;-))

8 Jun 2010 10:01am

BeLTxA from menorca, Spain


8 Jun 2010 10:04am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Hmmm licking poles. Can't say I'm tempted. :) Lovely crisp B/W

8 Jun 2010 10:23am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

good timing ! nice and funny ! I think he want to be free ;-))

8 Jun 2010 12:14pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful , very elegant portrait of this lovely horse !

8 Jun 2010 1:22pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

That's so great! Fantastic capture and timing! It's beautiful and funny both!

8 Jun 2010 1:33pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

How good is The Bat! Very lovely portrait!

8 Jun 2010 2:35pm

JOEMULLIGAN from burnsville, nc, United States

Such beautiful, wistful eyes. And the bars of the pen make the sadness palpable. I wonder often about our animals, as I'm sure you do.

8 Jun 2010 3:44pm

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

Just like Sarah, this picture looked pretty normal until i scrolled down! haha happy silly tuesday!

8 Jun 2010 4:46pm

jim from sebastopol, United States

even great beauty has awkward moments !! nice catch!!

8 Jun 2010 5:48pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

okay, it's warm, it reminds me about 50 years ago when I did this in winter time...Oops! A lovely photo, very good in b/w tones, Dulcie.

8 Jun 2010 7:09pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

LOL! Excellent!!! Happy ST!

8 Jun 2010 7:16pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific. I like the monochrome.

8 Jun 2010 8:49pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful composition! Love the B&W! Love the detail and expression in the eyes! Tomorrow check out my wild mustang photo!

8 Jun 2010 10:52pm

Ansie from South Africa

Wonderful, he is looking at us over the pole, and he is licking at the same time - serendipity!

9 Jun 2010 3:48am

Zahra Z. E. from kerman, Iran

i wish i could see his eyes!you know horses have extrimly beautiful eyes to me!they remind me my grandpa who had many types of horses.but i just like a few of them.maybe brown arab ones!great and memorial shot to me thank you!!!!

9 Jun 2010 6:27am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Funny and beautiful picture , perfect technic , Phil.

9 Jun 2010 6:41am

Marilyn Cornwell from Toronto, Canada

Great image!

9 Jun 2010 12:19pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wow, great portrait

9 Jun 2010 5:38pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Good shot, not silly at all... ;D

10 Jun 2010 7:41am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

Beautibul b&w ! i love his eyes...

10 Jun 2010 8:47am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old west wales boy), Germany

Peek a boo !! Nice capture..

10 Jun 2010 10:23am

1/60 second
ISO 250
138 mm (35mm equiv.)