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George Morris Photo Clinic at Syracuse Show on Saturday, 11/6

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  • George Morris Photo Clinic at Syracuse Show on Saturday, 11/6

    Don't forget to bring your pictures to Syracuse! Or you can mail them into PH and wait 5 years.

    I'm sifting through my picture collection tonight!

    From the show's website:

    Saturday, November 6th

    10:00-11:00am George Morris Photo Critique - $10

    You have seen it in Practical Horseman Magazine, now experience it live! Bring your own jumping picture for a chance at a critique! Pictures collected in the downstairs Oncenter seminar room between 8:30 and 9:30am the day of the seminar.

  • #2
    I'm planning on going to at least watch... don't know if I'll chicken out and not give him my pic... already know there is issues... but it would be good to hear his solutions to my greenie riding habits that have formed. Can not figure out how to get tickets for it through... the box office only had them for the "Preparing Mentally for Success" one.


    • #3
      I'm thinking I'll bring this one in:


      Leaving aside the whole jumping ahead thing, I think he will particularly enjoy the loud flannel shirt, the purple gloves, the coloured square saddle pad, the fuzzy girth cover, and the blinged-out western headstall. Right?

      Can you see the burrs in the tail, too?
      "Remain relentlessly cheerful."

      Graphite/Pastel Portraits


      • #4
        You could always add them with photoshop for his enjoyment.


        • Original Poster

          Just had to report back. It was really fun!

          There were probably at least 40 or so people there, including many younger kids. George picked out about 8 pictures to critique, and gave a thorough, thoughtful evaluation for each one. He also told a few stories along the way.

          At the end of the session, he took questions from the audience, and gave autographs to anyone who wanted one.

          It was really interesting to hear his thought process on the photos in person, especially after reading the column for decades.


          • #6
            It was great! He did mine and was very nice considering how much he should have torn me a new one with how terrible my lower leg was. His feedback was fantastic and I will be pulling my stirrups off my saddle other than riding my wild one for the rest of winter! He even said he wouldn't mind riding "this one" referring to my green bean! =) Was a lot of fun, and his feedback was just priceless! Than I got him to autograph my copy of American Jumping Style!!! So lucky to have this opportunity!


            • Original Poster


              Was your picture the one over the coop?


              • #8
                Yuppers, with the sloppy lower leg! Stirrups are off and nailed to the barn wall, first no-stirrup ride was done before the World Cup Qualifier tonight!


                • Original Poster

                  Originally posted by trinityhill View Post
                  Yuppers, with the sloppy lower leg! Stirrups are off and nailed to the barn wall, first no-stirrup ride was done before the World Cup Qualifier tonight!
                  Wow, good for you! You go, girl.


                  • #10
                    If he took the time to go over my picture, it would be a waste if I didn't take him seriously. Amazing opportunity which I was very very lucky to have. 1-5 horses a day no stirrups or bareback until these legs are solid regardless what the multi-colored wild man does. No more excuses... =)