Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Theme day - water


Combining the love of horses and fountains, this is my take on today's theme: water.

Now all you have to do is figure out the April Fool's Day element to this post ;-)

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29 comments:

Sally said...

Lovely shot. The hats?

Keropok Man said...

the horses are enjoying their bath!

yee ha!

Happy Theme Day Isabella!

Ming the Merciless said...

Another brilliant interpretation of the theme. Good job!

Now, what's "funny" about this photo? I don't see anything that would "fool" anyone.

Unless this photo was taken in Naples, Italy (not Florida).

Neva said...

I will have to ponder the April Fool part but I love the statues of the horses and fish....

Moi said...

i;d love to splash with them......this is not shot in Florida, is it???

slinger said...

they made a statue of horses stepping on a fish and water squirting out of it's mouth....or is it just the angle of it?

Great capture for the theme.

Slinger - Daily Photos from the Twin Cities

Nikon said...

It's a great shot, Isabella. I'm wondering if it is shot in Naples, too.

Olivier said...

superbe, elle me fait penser a une fontaine se trouvant a Versailles. une très belle photo

Gorgeous, it makes me think of a fountain found a Versailles. A beautiful picture

Felicia said...

Great photo! My guess is that this is not Naples, FL...looks more like Naples, Italy!

Jilly said...

beautiful photo. I suspect someone else has already provided the answer unless it's that you didn't take the shot (?) which I love. That water over the horses, fabulous.

Richard said...

Oooh - I like this, very dynamic sense of movement

alice said...

I'm with Olivier in Versailles!

AraratDailyPhoto said...

Is the one at the end blowing a raspberry?

~tanty~ said...

Good choice for the theme.

Carraol said...

A perfect combination in a beautiful picture! Cheers from MC.

magiceye said...

lovely sculptures and a superb photo

magiceye said...

lovely sculptures and a superb photo

Bergson said...

horse and water , i like your choice

Hyde DP said...

since it is gone noon April Fool no longer applies - I agree though this probably not Naples FL but more likely from that big cemetery in Paris you are so fond of.

Chris said...

You didn't take it in Naples, right?

RE the greyhounds: Can you email me information on the tracks down there, please? I emailed my son about the situation, and he might be willing to help, too. Thanks!

Sonia said...

Great choice for daily's theme, Isabella! Nice photo!

Lessie said...

This sculpture is so real -- great choice.

Rambling Round said...

Well, the fish looks out of place, but I don't know how you would "sculpt" it in there via a photo progam! Great photo though.

Poly said...

I love fountains and alligators too.

Very nice photo.

http://mexicodailyphoto.blogspot.com

Inkster1 said...

Fab Photo. Very dynamic. Number 6 on my personal list of theme favorites!

Lynette said...

I love this photo--it's splendid. For that matter, so is the one of your own city's fountain. Nice job.

Nathalie in Avignon said...

Hey Isabella, that's cheating! Posting a photo from another city was the theme a good while back, not today! LOL

The first thing I thought of when I saw your photo was "God, that looks so much like Versailles, they're good at copying styles!".

Is the photo yours, taken on a visit to Versailles ? Or was it borrowed from the internet?

isabella said...

Nathalie - it is my photo, taken on my second visit there in 2004.
Naples statues and fountains are "cute" but pale compared to those in Versailles...

Thanks all for visiting!

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