Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy T Day!

Happy Turkey Day everyone!

What do I have to be grateful for? Wellll..not sure now after THIS photo session with Feather! So I will give ya'll a lesson on how to photograph your dog on a whim trying to make a headress & getting the perfect photo..

1. Take a snood (I make dog snoods for long eared dogs to help keep their ears cleaner & prevent them from getting eaten with their dinners) & go out & find some feathers on the ground. OK, no feathers to be found, but oh, pretty little leaves! Wow, we DO have fall colors in Texas...although the tree is still green & the only color are the leaves that have already fallen to the ground. No matter, they will work for my project.

2. Get your model dog  & place snood on her head. Take leaves & arrange them into the snood to make it look like a head dress.


3. Get dog to sit up so she can look into camera lens & pose.


4. Get dog to sit up so she can look into the camera lens & pose.

5. Perfect

6. Do not let dog shake head! You will have to replace the leaves if she does...
7. Now give her a cookie, that might help!


8. Now try to get her to pose again since the cookie thing didn't work.


9. Perfect.
10. Fix head dress again.


11. Give up & let the dog think she's done a marvelous job.


OK, really, I am grateful for friends, family & life it'self! And...Feather...& to think I was going to try this with one of the cats.



~As always, be kind to your pets, clean up after them on your travels & respect your neighbor~




6 comments:

  1. That poor puppy dog! y'ought to be ashamed! and damn straight your thinking of snooding a cat is suicidal...

    HAhaaaaa...

    snoods... I never

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  2. Awe, it's just Feather. She never poses for photos! Even when she'd win big at dog shows, the phots shoots were always a challenge. But she sure had fun jumping all over the couch. She's used to wearing a snood, all my salukis get snooded at mealtime anyhow. :-)

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  3. I guess her dream was never about being a model. LOL I can understand the snood thing with her ears.

    Glad you had a very Thankfull Thanksgiving

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  4. Sooo Funny! You have entirely too much time on your hands! Guess you have to do something while recuperating...Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

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  5. Hysterical! Loved this post! As one who continually tries to photograph dogs (and fails miserably) I feel your pain. And yet - the photos are still awesome. Feather is gorgeous!
    --Jool

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