Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Busted!!

It happened...I got caught!!
First, let us define "trespassing"!!
"To invade the property, rights, or person of another, without consent"
  
I'm thinking perhaps I don't trespass. 
I don't hop fences, I don't walk on occupied property.
I have been know to cross a "No Trespassing"
sign on properties that are abandon.
In my opinion, those signs are meant for the "bad" guys!!
Not a sweet, camera toting, little thing like myself,
that just wants a picture or two!
  
On this day, we pulled off the highway on to the shoulder,
there were some gorgeous horses just beyond the fenced property line.
I walked to the fence and began shooting.
I took 26 pictures before I heard someone shouting at me,
  
"This is not a petting zoo"!!
  
I waved and yelled back, "sorry, I was just taking pictures"!!
I walked off with my tale between my legs, feeling a little bit sad!!
Then I saw the pictures and thought, "boy was that worth it"!!
  
So enough of all that, I know your dying to see the pictures and
I'm dying to share them!!







  



I never touched the horses, although I wanted to.
I did not give them any treats, although I wanted to.

If these were my horses, I would be thrilled that people were
stopping to enjoy them!
Perhaps they should post a "No Pictures Please" sign!!

Oh and was it worth it you ask,
it was definitely worth it!!

Sharing today with Nancy at A Rural Journal


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28 comments:

  1. These are stunning, Debbie!

    What an old coot...raining on your parade! You got 'em though, girl.

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  2. These are definately "worth it"! Just think of the lovely pictures they'd have of their horses if they'd called you over instead of chasing you off...cause I know YOU would share!

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  3. These were definately worth it I think. What beautiful horses - and what a meanie of an owner. Not as if you were doing any harm. Well done you and thank you for sharing :))

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  4. awww. sorry you got yelled at! maybe they've had trouble w/ folks feeding 'treats' in the past...

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  5. Wow what a grouch. I am glad you took pictures. It does look like a pretty place.
    People are always stopping and taking pictures of my house. They also stop and cut my sunflowers that grow next to the road. I always smile. I always think, Oh, I have so many flowers I love sharing. :)

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  6. Sorry that happened, but glad you stopped. I'm always thinking that I'm trespassing and miss many photos because of it. But, I'm getting more brave!

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  7. you are so hilarious!! you make me laugh!! i could give you a big old hug. i always wonder what will happen when this happens to me??! i agree if you are only taking pictures what is the big deal. you were not harming the animals. these are great photos. i love the horses. they are just gorgeous horses, what is the big deal. too cute!! i kind of wonder if there is more to that story?? interesting indeed. (:

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  8. You need a shirt made up that says "ATTENTION I am not a bad guy. I am a sweet, camera toting, little thing, that just wants a picture or two. Please don't shoo me away. PS- you can see the pictures I am taking on my blog." I think purple with white lettering would be nice :)

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  9. I knew it would happen one day! hehe. Some people are just grouchy and mean. Beautiful horses!

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  10. Boy did I see that one coming LOL!
    Great shots though, such beautiful horses. I'd say your right, totally worth it.

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  11. Beautiful Animals. I stopped along the road to take some photos of Llamas once and as the owner approached, I thought I was in big trouble too. BUT...he invited me inside the fenceline, gave me a tour and spent 2 hours talking llamas with me!

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  12. What a grump! Maybe they were afraid you would spook the horses or something...who knows. They look pretty tame to me and beautiful!

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  13. Maybe their owner should tell those horses they aren't part of a petting zoo, because you can tell they're thinking, "Why isn't she petting us?"
    Too funny.

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  14. Gorgeous shots!! LOL thanks for sharing :)

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  15. The pictures are great. What a wacko to tell you what she did. Not a petting zoo. People are so dumb sometimes. But atleast you were able to get some really nice shots.
    TFS. Ana

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  16. Beautiful pictures, the horses seemed to be quite OK with the picture taking. Good job.

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  17. the horses were posing for you too!

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  18. Love your pictures even though you had to trespass to get them. Too bad Mom wasn't with you that time.

    Danielle

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  19. I have to agree...definitely it was all WORTH IT....those photos are awesome! I especially love the close photographs of the gorgeous horses...

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  20. Oopsie! I've not gotten caught.....YET.
    But these are some gorgeous photos, and I agree they would have been worth getting busted!

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  21. They are awesome...Thanks for sharing..

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  22. Some people!! Great bunch of pics though so it was worth the scolding. Even if the owner wasn't happy to see you the horses certainly seemed happy. I'll send you a card in jail if it ever comes to that!!!

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  23. So glad you got these shots before you got caught...but I am with you, don't understand why someone would not want you to enjoy their beautiful animals...

    Great shots of beautiful horses...you know they are one of my favorite subjects....

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  24. LOL! You got some great pics. If you're ever close by, you're welcome to take all the pics of my horses you want ;-) Just don't take pics of the inside of my messy house for posting online ;-)

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  25. If this angry person only knew your blogadress I think he would be proud of you taking this beautiful photo's of his horses.

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  26. Great shots of these beauties!

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  27. Great shots.....yes they were worth it!

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  28. I would have swore I commented on a post of yours where someone was not happy with your photo taking...some people are just grouches. I hope I don't turn into one...

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