Cooley Horses

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Taken in the Cooley Mountains, Co. Louth, Ireland.

Gassami / Marie (mostly away), and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. Gassami / Marie (mostly away) 70 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called La Petite Galerie *** The Little Photo Shoppe (p.1 - c.2), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Splendid scenery. Those horses enjoy very sweet life. :-) This image is a feast for the eyes. Thanks for sharing.

    Seen in my contacts' photos.

  2. B.MacIntyre - Camera not working right :-( 70 months ago | reply

    Wow.. Beautiful Shot.. I love the almost etheral atmosphere down the valley


    La Petite Galerie / The Little Photo Shoppe

  3. **Mary** 70 months ago | reply

    What a view - this is one county I have yet to visit!
    Your photo was seen in this group:

    For the Love of Ireland
     The Wild Swans of Ballyscanlon Lake

  4. DMull 70 months ago | reply

    a super shot martin the horses add super fg interest and i love the touch of colour,shades of green and this opens up to a truly majestic landscape topclass expsoure, although i would like to see the horizon a litle more straighter

  5. dr_urbanus (Martin) 70 months ago | reply

    Well spotted Dee! I was going to fix the horizon but decided to leave it. Personally I'm not too happy with this one - played about with saturation etc. a little and I'm not convinced with how it turned out - if I'm really short of something to do sometime I'll look at it again.

  6. DMull 70 months ago | reply

    whats wrong with it?
    its a story telling picture maybe a better title was jazz it up
    the story i see its as if the horses made the trek all the way up the valley

  7. dr_urbanus (Martin) 70 months ago | reply

    Hmm I must try and think of a more dramatic title! Any ideas?

    It really was a breathtaking view, one that I thought showed the Irish landscape at its most majestic. I just think that by playing around with it I've made it look a little too artificial (e.g. the greens on the slopes to the left).

  8. tullyallenp 70 months ago | reply

    Just saw this one now. Excellent shot - as DMull said, the horses add a real sense of perspective.

    Trying to figure out whereabouts you took it from!

  9. dr_urbanus (Martin) 70 months ago | reply

    Cheers for the nice comment! There's a faint path that leads down from the back of the masts & cairn on Black Mountain, I followed this and met up with that broad track you can see there (there's another path from the side of the cairn too which I think may be the start of this track). It's a real hidden gem!

  10. tullyallenp 70 months ago | reply

    I know the track - just never followed it but must do over the summer..

  11. colin.boyle4 34 months ago | reply

    I'm assuming this is the one. I remember this well. I think I may have been here around the same time is how I found it. It's deffo a cracker of a shot.

  12. Nancy Hastings5 15 months ago | reply

    Beautiful landscape!

  13. Nancy Hastings5 15 months ago | reply

    This is a wonderful photo!
    Horses Color Our World

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  14. Sandysphotos2009 15 months ago | reply

    This is so beautiful! Wish I was there!

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