A horse with a view

A horse grazing with the Swiss Alps in the background

A horse with a view
March 28, 2011 Johan Peijnenburg
In Photography
A grazing horse with a tree and the Swiss Alps in the background.
135mm – f/11 – 1/250 – ISO280

I ran into this cute horse during a hike in the Alps in Saanen, a small village near Gstaad in Switzerland. The horse had a beautiful wide view of the Alps of the Bernese Oberland. I used a small aperture for this shot (f/11), but not too small to make sure that the Alps in the background stayed a bit blurred.

Comments (21)

  1. wow!

  2. Great capture!!!

  3. Author

    Tnx Lensman!
    @Sujith Shenoy: Thanks for all the feedback!

  4. Nice Photo…

  5. joey he 8 years ago

    Is it a horse?

  6. Author

    Funny question 🙂 As far as I know yes. It’s small and hairy, but still it is a horse.

    • Nico Morgan 8 years ago

      It looks like a Shetland – rather out of place there!

  7. Didier Misson 8 years ago

    superbe. Wonderful shot

  8. Myrna Weinreich 8 years ago

    This one is amazing…love horses..this one looks like a large dog. 🙂

    • Author

      it looks a bit typical given the surroundings, but you see a lot of these little horses (probably Shetland pony) here in Switzerland.

  9. Silvia Ganora 8 years ago

    Stunning capture!

  10. very nice shot!! like it very much 🙂

  11. Viviane Godenne 8 years ago

    Splendid !!!

  12. Liz Voisine 8 years ago

    Ohhh.. this is absolutely beautiful! Johan

  13. Heel mooi!

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