Category Archives: Pets

The Dogs of Texture

I’ve been experimenting with the technique of overlaying a base image with multiple images of textures.  My first victims have been from my dog-park friends. So far there have been no complaints. Click to Enlarge  Obviously, I was going for “realism” in these images. Some folks … Continue reading

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Pet Ownership in Florida

  A little compositing fun.  The alligator shot was public domain.  I took the picture of my little Maltese in a ‘gator free’ dog park.  I used Topaz Labs masking software, Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.

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The Joy of Spring

I captured my friend’s cockapoo frolicking in the dog park and replaced the background with a field of wildflowers. Exif: Sony NEX-6 with an E55-200 lens @ 90mm, 1/2000th sec @ ⨏5.6, ISO 320.

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High Fashion at the Dog Park

This 6 pound  Maltese was showing off his new coat on a chilly winter afternoon. Tech Data: Sony NEX-6 in the auto-exposure “sports mode”, ISO 640, Sony 55-200 zoom @ 55mm, ⨏4.5, 1/2000 sec, 0 EV, white balance adjusted warmer, … Continue reading

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Bandit the Minnie-Pin

My dog park buddy, Joan, owns this beautiful Miniature Doberman Pinscher called “Bandit.” Click for enlargements

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A woman in love

I took our latest rescue project to the dog park.  This lady practically swooned over my little dog, only half kidding that she wanted to trade for her Schnauzer. Marilyn is 4 years old and weighs in at 4.4 pounds. … Continue reading

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Short Dogs, Photoshop, and Scotch Whiskey

My memory is not eidetic, but 50-year-old  images from print advertising never leave me.  When I spotted a pair of terriers in the dog park;  a black Scottie and a white Westie, I immediately recalled the image at left.  That … Continue reading

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Back Shooting in the Dog Park

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With the addition of a new dog in our family, I’m back at the dog park almost daily, and usually I pack the camera.  Here are the most recent victims.  Salt and Pepper have same owner, as do to the … Continue reading

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Five Pounds Of Maltese Love

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We got our new dog yesterday. He spent his first 8 months in a puppy mill, and the last month in a wonderful dog shelter called Canine Estates, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Perhaps you recall the viral video of love-sick … Continue reading

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No Reason To Go Back

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Button was only 13, and I’d expected a few more years of Dog Park visits, but as they say in Yiddish, Mann tracht und Gott lacht, (Men plan, God laughs). My little sweetie has gone the way of all flesh, … Continue reading

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