Motion

Sometimes rescue animals are very distrusting of that big black box (camera) that you are holding to your face. One of the ways that I get them more relaxed is to play with them.   Once they are in motion running after a ball or toy  they can sometimes become oblivious to the camera. Here are…

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Architectural

Bridge and residence

This weeks challenge is too use some sort of architectural element in our images.  I immediately thought about Franklin Square.  Franklin Square was initially an industrial neighborhood.  As industries moved out, but eventually someone had the great idea to turn the area into a combination of residential and commercial spaces.  Buildings were renovated and turned…

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Patterns

This weeks challenge is using patterns.  For a moment I was pondering what I should do, then I realized I was already working on a pattern.   The benefit for Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter is coming up next Friday and is sure to be a wonderful event to aid the animals.  The volunteer’s have been…

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A Day in the Life

reactive dog

A day in the Life of Declan! Declan is my current dog.  He is a lab-hound mix and a rescue.  He is my “Wild Child”.  He wakes up early- about 5:15 and loves to run around the yard either chasing squirrels or ‘defending’ the yard from the next door neighbors puppy by running up and…

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Favorite Song

The challenge this week was to have our blog feature pictures that represent our favorite song. My taste in music ranges far and wide, so it was hard to come up with a favorite song.  I decided to choose “I knew I loved you” by Savage Garden.  I think the words fit perfectly with how animal…

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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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Pluto- Out of This World

This weeks theme in our Project 52 project is Fantasy.  While I love fantasy, I am not used to producing fantasy from my own photography, so this was a bit of a struggle, but that’s also the beauty of this project.  Project 52 helps each of the photographer’s learn and grow as pet photographers.  I…

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Fill the Frame with Ginger

Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52, in which multiple pet photographers have a goal to have a blog and photos each week based on a topic for the week.  This week the topic is Fill the Frame.  When you finish my post please follow the link at the END of the…

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Passion for Horses

This is part of a series about my Artist in Residence for the Arts Center of Yates County.  For more on my Series, visit “10 days as an Artist in Residence”  and “Paws in the Gallery”   My project during my visit to Penn Yan, was to take pictures of women business owners with their animal…

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