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Lone Rider

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 3 September 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture.

About an hour from Budapest this lone whip carrying horsemen In traditional dress of the 19th century Hungarian cowboy led us from the main road to a Hungarian horse farm.

SONY DSC-F828 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 400 30 mm

The Big Guy from Regina, Canada

Totally natural, grass powered, exhast goes back to nature and rated at one horse power. Ah the simple life!! Good direction shot, you can tell he has a long road ahead. Well done.

3 Sep 2009 5:10am

@The Big Guy: LOL, so true about the horse. Thanks!

SCOTT F. SCHILLING from San Martin, United States

This looks like a great time running through the countryside - nice composition and shutter speed on this while being on the road! Nice perspective also looking down the road!

3 Sep 2009 5:12am

@SCOTT F. SCHILLING: Thanks. I thought it was cool that the horse was caught on one foot while we were bouncing along in a van behind him.

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Looks like a movie scene, great shot!

3 Sep 2009 9:04am

@Zing: Thanks. If you find the movie, let me know because I want to see it. ;-))

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

What a scene to looks like a movie (like Zing says!). Well caught shot.

3 Sep 2009 9:47am

@MrsAmber: Thanks. It did look like something from a movie didn't it.

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A very good shot - well done !

3 Sep 2009 11:37am

@Loner: Thanks so much!

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wonderful! I really like the action in this one. I also like his traditional dress-Make it a timeless shot to me!

3 Sep 2009 12:57pm

@Tracy: Thanks. I thought the costume really made the shot.

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Neat capture.

3 Sep 2009 5:27pm

@john4jack: Thank you.

Lambspun from Madison, Maine, United States

This shot is captured so very nicely with the horse on one leg and the dress of the horseman. What a total surprise for you to capture :)

4 Sep 2009 2:28am

@Lambspun: Thanks. It was a surprise. I didn't know I got him on one leg until I downloaded the photo later at home.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A wello caught moment. Were you riding also. If so, you did remarkably well.

4 Sep 2009 3:04am

@Lee: Yes, but not a horse. (I wish I had been!) We were in a van, and he was waiting for us at the turn off from the highway.

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

I'm riding also and I love this shot took with a beautiful "look" !
Well done !

5 Sep 2009 11:48am

@Marie-Jezaria: Thanks. I hope you enjoy the ride. ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

The joys of riding..i will have to try that again...nice shot

6 Sep 2009 7:12am

@StarCosmosBleu: Thanks. I love to ride, but it's been awhile and the joints complain now. ;-)

1/200 second
ISO 400
30 mm