While the novice show jumping was going on, cross country was also in full swing. My attention span kept jumping back and forth, and I found myself wishing I could be in two (or three or four) places at once. The cross-country course is huge and rather demanding. Most spectators park themselves on "spectator hill" … Continue reading Cross Country at Rebecca Farm – Part I
My DSLR has several automatic modes. While I prefer to shoot in manual for uh, near everything now, finding the right balance of shutter speed, aperture, ISO levels and so on is challenging for me, especially when I'm out of my "studio" and faced with subjects that do not stay still. Part of me thinks … Continue reading Show Jumping at Rebecca Farm – Part II
Yesterday I spent the majority of the day watching the Event at Rebecca Farm. Late last year I purchased a zoom lens for my camera, and I've been eager to put it to the test. Getting practice with action shots is always good too, and with horses as the subject is even better! I took … Continue reading Show Jumping at Rebecca Farm – Part I
Here are pictures of several of the arena jumps at Rebecca Farms. I love how brightly colored many of them are!
During the last round of show jumping at the event, I wandered off to walk the cross country course. Since there was no chance of being run over by a competitor I was able to walk around and collect lots of photos. The course basically goes around a large hill, (Spectator Hill) and all of … Continue reading Rebecca Farm – Cross Country Jumps