Rescue Dogs of Central New York

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Why should you adopt? You save a life. You may benefit your own life. pets can keep you healthy. It may help combat puppy mills. Many rescues give you a chance to get to know the dog to ensure they are a good fit for your house and lifestyle.

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National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is National Adopt a shelter dog month.  Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter continues to be committed to finding homes for abandoned dogs despite having to slightly change the process related to Covid 19.  The Center is currently not open related to Covid but volunteers continue to foster dogs and you can schedule appointments to…

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NEW HOME & NEW VENTURES

I took my first picture of Rogan back in January 2018.  This Beautiful dog came to Second Chance  Canine Adoption Shelter for a new chance at life. This guy was smart and adorable and I thought he would find a home shortly.  It soon became clear though, that finding a home for Rogan would be…

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Colorful

I am a little late this week.  I missed my deadline to run my “colorful” blog as part of the blog circle of various international pet photographers.  I was a little bit bummed that I was too busy  to be part of the blog circle,  but was even more disappointed that I was missing out…

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Get Close

Get Close with your photography.  Many photography guides will discuss the importance of filling- the- frame with the subject.  Most often these emphasize filling the majority of the image with the body or the face of your subject.  While these can be wonderful images, once you have taken those, move in even closer.  Bringing yourself…

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Minimalism

Keeping it simple is the basic premise of minimalism.  Generally there will be a small number of elements in the photo.  For this image of Duke, is the only element that is in focus, but he is set against a background that is blurred, but has an interesting texture.  The rule of thirds is also…

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Wide Angle

When taking images, you sometimes need to determine the best lens for the situation.  If you have a wide landscape and you wish to capture everything in the scene, it would be best to use a wide angle lens.  The first image here was of someone I photographed last summer.  She was playing fetch with…

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The Year of the Dog

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Chinese New Year of 2018 is the year of the Dog.  When I thought about that topic for this blog, what immediately came to mind are the dogs that had an impact on me this past year.  I decided to develop a collage of just a few of the  shelter dogs that had an impact on…

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Who Loves you?

There is nothing like love of a pet.  Wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day for you and your pet. Valentine’s Day special 20% off any images in the Animal Gallery. Use the code Heart20 expires 2/17/18.

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