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Post by St3v3M » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:26 am

Hey Hay Hey. S-
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Post by minniev » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:41 pm

St3v3M wrote:
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Hey Hay Hey. S-
Love the image.

The buffalo is beautiful (Yes I know they are legally bison but buffalo is such an excellent word. My eldest grandson has always insisted that some words simply feel good inside your mouth, and "buffalo" is one of them; "bison" is not). And he/she is in perfect placement in the frame with those flaring tree limbs echoing the curved horns, but not so much echo that it distracts, only enhances.

The light is beautiful too, whether found or enhanced does not matter.

I might tone down the brightness of the hay in the foreground, and raise the shadows in the face just a tad. I'll try it and report back!
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Post by LindaShorey » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:43 pm

Agree with all Minnie said, especially the brightness of the hay bed. For being in a resting state, the beast gives off a sense of power and strength. Very engaging!
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Post by uuglypher » Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:16 pm

St3v3M wrote:
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Just a bit of a finer point, here.
Hay is edible fodder,(alfalfa, grass hays) harvested as livestock food.
Straw is the dried grass that remains after the grain (wheat, oats, rye, barley) has been harvested therefrom; it is used for bedding.

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Post by St3v3M » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:04 pm

minniev wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:41 pm
Love the image.

The buffalo is beautiful (Yes I know they are legally bison but buffalo is such an excellent word. My eldest grandson has always insisted that some words simply feel good inside your mouth, and "buffalo" is one of them; "bison" is not). And he/she is in perfect placement in the frame with those flaring tree limbs echoing the curved horns, but not so much echo that it distracts, only enhances.

The light is beautiful too, whether found or enhanced does not matter.

I might tone down the brightness of the hay in the foreground, and raise the shadows in the face just a tad. I'll try it and report back!
The hay, I keep forgetting about the hay. Thank you! S-
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Post by St3v3M » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:05 pm

LindaShorey wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:43 pm
Agree with all Minnie said, especially the brightness of the hay bed. For being in a resting state, the beast gives off a sense of power and strength. Very engaging!
Thank you so much! S-
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Post by St3v3M » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:06 pm

uuglypher wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:16 pm
Just a bit of a finer point, here.
Hay is edible fodder,(alfalfa, grass hays) harvested as livestock food.
Straw is the dried grass that remains after the grain (wheat, oats, rye, barley) has been harvested therefrom; it is used for bedding.

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I always thought there was a difference, but the odd thing is that they eat it, sleep on it, and other assorted things... S-
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Post by uuglypher » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:59 pm

St3v3M wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:06 pm
uuglypher wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:16 pm
Just a bit of a finer point, here.
Hay is edible fodder,(alfalfa, grass hays) harvested as livestock food.
Straw is the dried grass that remains after the grain (wheat, oats, rye, barley) has been harvested therefrom; it is used for bedding.

Dave
I always thought there was a difference, but the odd thing is that they eat it, sleep on it, and other assorted things... S-
Steve,
If it is spread on the ground, different thing migh5 happen ...
but....bottom line... livestock eat hay, they don’t eat straw.



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Post by St3v3M » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:08 pm

uuglypher wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:59 pm
Steve,
If it is spread on the ground, different thing migh5 happen ...
but....bottom line... livestock eat hay, they don’t eat straw.



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Then hay it is! S-
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Post by uuglypher » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:56 pm

St3v3M wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:08 pm
uuglypher wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:59 pm
Steve,
If it is spread on the ground, different thing migh5 happen ...
but....bottom line... livestock eat hay, they don’t eat straw.



Dave
Then hay it is! S-
That’s straw, the by-product of grain harvest (yellow, dry, fragmented stalks and leaves). She may be chewing on some at her repose, but when she’s after nutrition, she’ll stand up and browse on grasses...or on hay if it is offered elsewhere. There is none in sight in this image.

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