Sometimes you just like a photo for no apparent reason

I like todays picture. I’m not really sure why. It doesn’t offer much along the lines of subject matter – just some black cattle, scattered around the photo. It’s not necessarily a good composition. The image is kind of dark, in my opinion, but I wanted it that way. I wanted the black cattle to be black, just like they looked in person. Unfortunately the rest of the surroundings were roughly in the same tonal range, so getting any kind of separation took some doing during processing. The sky is kind of “bold”, I guess that’s one good thing. Was it all worth it? Who knows? All I know is that I like it…..for no apparent reason.

Please click on the pic for best view.

© David Guidas
Lumix GX1, Leica 25mm

  One thought on “Sometimes you just like a photo for no apparent reason

  1. September 6, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Oh, I can see why you like this photo. It’s great!

    • September 7, 2012 at 5:21 pm

      Thanks. I’m still undecided – I like it, I don’t like, I like it, etc….

  2. Chloe
    September 7, 2012 at 12:01 am

    i like the shadow play in this photograph

    • September 7, 2012 at 5:22 pm

      Thanks Chloe. I probably should have used a smaller aperture for better depth but, oh well.

  3. Jeremy
    February 21, 2013 at 9:44 pm

    This picture is fantastic. Thank you for sharing. It’s my desktop now. 🙂

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