“Sea of Horses” – Gullfoss, Iceland – Danilo Atzori – Featured Photographer

Originally posted on PhotoBotos.com:

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“Sea of Horses” – Gullfoss, Iceland – Danilo Atzori – Featured Photographer

It is tough to know where to look first at the photograph.  The abstraction of horses pull in the eye then my view shifts to the marbled sky.  The mountains in the distance then draw the viewer into the frame and suddenly I pop back to the original herd once more and separate the animals one by one.  My interest is kept for several moments.   The black and white really works with this shot almost giving the appearance of a charcoal painting.  Danilo’s great photos are all over the web, but check out one or more of his original portfolios below after reading his quick story about the horses.

http://www.flickr.com/people/daniloatzori/

http://500px.com/DaniloAtzori/photos

http://www.photodom.com/member/Dangalf&page=0

Here is Danilo:

Next to the breathtaking Gullfoss Waterfall,  a tired herd is resting from a long stroll.  The horses appear in a fusion…

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La Ruta Maya River Challenge – An Extreme Bucket List Adventure

Originally posted on Bucket List Publications:

My friends at Pau Hana Surf Supply are in San Ignacio, Belize for the race of their lives, La Ruta Maya River Challenge! La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge is a grueling multi-day canoe race traveling a perilous river route across Belize. The route runs West to East along the Macal and Belize Rivers, in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, and the bustling port of Belize City. With 170 miles of river racing, it is more than just a race!

The  Pau Hana crew, Todd Caranto and Royce Hanamaikai, are already in Belize with trainer, Nick Troutman and racer, Shane Perrin for prerace preparations in San Ignacio. Shane is currently training on a stand-up paddleboard, PauHana Big EZ, in Class 2/3 rapids for the race. He was asked in late January to take on this race so it only gave him five weeks of training. The race is 170 miles spread out over four…

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