Thursday, June 23, 2016

Decisions Decisions

Ok guys, here are your options for today's wardrobe.

You can don the lovely pink satin robe, with a rose.

OR

A purple fedora and tie.

Zachary?

Decisions Decisions
(crickets)


Oh... I see you've already made your decision.

Very good.

Henry?

Decisions Decisions
Henry: "Well the pink robe is certainly something new and..."



Decisions Decisions
(crickets)




Dog Blog Post #2188


A tough decision, I know. :)

Photography Assignment


Our Daily Challenge - June 23, 2016 - "Decision, Decision"

Daily Dog Challenge 1697. "In The Pink"


Decisions Decisions
Henry: "How many Cookies for each?"



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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Things Are Heating Up

Things are Heating Up
Summertime Boys



Dog Blog Post #2187


This was NOT what I had planned on doing.

Well, the image of the dogs was planned... at least once I started getting out the camera gear and wandering about the house searching for an idea.

But the processing?

Not so much.

You see, I had underexposed the first image of the day. This is a known problem with the beach hats, and was completely anticipated. I snap the first picture, see what I get, tweak the exposure value to fix it, and move on.

The rest of the shoot went without incident.

It's when I got back to the computer that the "problem" began.

It turns out that the boys had a rather nice expression on that first shot. Usually they aren't quite "warmed up" yet... if you know what I mean.

But this image wasn't half bad. So I pushed the exposure slider over to see if I could make anything of it... and then I pushed it a bit more... and then a bit more... and I liked it.

So I went a little further. And I liked that even better.

And then... well, the image kinda speaks for how the rest of the editing session went.

(The Inciting Image is the next one, below.)

Photography Assignment


Our Daily Challenge - June 22, 2016 - "Signs of the Season"

Daily Dog Challenge 1696. "Bold"

The colors and umbrella and hats were what was supposed to be Bold, but I'm thinking now it might be the processing.

Perhaps.

Just a bit.

Things Are Heating Up
Zachary: "I'm ready for summer."
Henry: "Me, too!"


Things are Heating Up
Toning things down a bit


Hard to believe, the image above is processed "normally".

It looks so... dull... after the prior two!

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Dog Yoga?

Dog Yoga?
Henry demonstrating the Upward Dog pose



Dog Yoga?
Zachary: "What's up there?"




Dog Blog Post #2186


The boys, doing their daily yoga (or possibly nighttime modeling) routines.

Photography Assignment



Our Daily Challenge - June 21, 2016 - "Dark and Light"

Daily Dog Challenge 1695. "Daily Routine"

June 21 is International Yoga Day. Who knew?!


Dog Yoga?
Henry stretching down...



Dog Yoga?
... and up again.



Mr. Zachary
Zachary: "I have my staff do my exercises for me."



Ah the power of a well positioned Cookie.

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