#19/52: Buffalo on the Prairie

Buffalo on the Nebraska Prairie

Buffalo on the Nebraska Prairie (SOOC)

A lone buffalo stands guard between Omaha and Lincoln Nebraska at the Lee Simmons Wildlife park. While he may not be wild, or even real, the buffalo inside the park are real. It is ironic this buffalo stands next to a fence, which to me symbolizes how barbed wire and man civilized the prairie to the point where the only buffalo can only be seen in captivity.

The above shot is straight out of camera shot, a little over exposed. When I adjusted the exposure the scene was just too contrasted for the texture of the bronze buffalo. So I turned him to black and white in Lightroom 4.  This is a reach for me as I LOVE the blue of the sky and high contrast.

I adjusted the clarity in the clouds and reduced the shadows in the grass.

Buffalo in Nebraska

Buffalo in Nebraska

What version do you like best?

5 thoughts on “#19/52: Buffalo on the Prairie

    1. Thanks for the link, they are amazing animals, their legs are so skinny and their heads/shoulders are so massive it’s like an animal from a different time. Thanks for visiting and your comment.

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