Photo of the week - "Horse with no name" | Ordinary Missionaries

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Jun 25, 2018 Rain

Sometimes I take 50+ photos to get a photo I like.  And sometimes, as with this one, I take just a few.

I was driving through Chimaltenango after a heavy rain and I passed a man riding his horse down the street.  He was moving at a pretty good pace.  I remember debating whether I should take the photo or not.  I wasn’t sure about the lighting and I was in a hurry but I stopped just ahead of him, jumped out of my truck and was able to take just 3 photos.

I take all my photos with my iPhone.  I had a DSLR but I ended up selling it.  I almost never had it with me and when taking photos of people it seemed so intrusive.  Best decision ever.  I could NEVER have gotten this photo with it.

When I see a good photo opportunity, I’m working on taking the time to stop and take the shot.  Sometimes I’m intimidated to ask, and other times I feel like I’m in a hurry, but I almost always regret not taking the photo.  I can actually remember photos I wish I would have taken.

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Comments

  • Holly Dykstra
    Jun 25, 2018 at 7:50 pm Reply

    Your photos of real life in Guatemala are STUNNING. ❤️

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      George
      Jun 26, 2018 at 10:42 am Reply

      THANK YOU Holly! That means a lot.

  • Cora Hall
    Jun 25, 2018 at 8:59 pm Reply

    Amazing is the only word I can come up with, but that doesn’t do it justice!

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      George
      Jun 26, 2018 at 10:42 am Reply

      Thank you Cora! <3

  • Lori Staley
    Jun 26, 2018 at 5:51 am Reply

    The photo is beautiful, the rider seems to be in deep thought, probably how the whole country feels right now.

    Continuall prayers for Guatemalas recovery and your family.

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      George
      Jun 26, 2018 at 10:43 am Reply

      The country is still reeling from the destruction. Thank you for your prayers.

  • Paula Rowinski
    Jun 26, 2018 at 6:58 am Reply

    I am so captivated by this man on a horse with the dark clouds in the sky as the backdrop. I can only imagine what he is thinking. I am beyond blessed that you shared.

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      George
      Jun 26, 2018 at 10:44 am Reply

      Thank you Paula! I’m glad I stopped.

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