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a very dire composition

There’s a rule of composition called “the Rule of Thirds”, which decrees that compositions divided into thirds, or which place the subject one third of the way across the frame, are more interesting than those divided in half or which … Continue reading

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please pet the dog!

Please pet the dog! Thank you very much, human!  You are doing a good job. (I met this enormous and very good natured German shepherd in a park nature center on a recent trip.  Impromptu portraits with the D-FA 100mm … Continue reading

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dog in the yard, wet winter day

An old dog, a piece of plywood, grass that’s still mostly green, and the just-above-freezing light of a winter afternoon. Taken this afternoon. He still loves to dig!

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november walk

The ingredients for a perfect November walk photograph: a dire corgi,  some slush for him to roll around in and get all wet and muddy, some ornamental winter berries, and weather warm enough to walk in sandals as the year … Continue reading

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a very dire tail

Much is said of the direness of the Dire Corgi’s ears, but you have to admit that his tail is rather dire too. (Dire corgi photographed from across the yard on the other side of the fence with the new 55-300 … Continue reading

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spooky week

Halloween is coming soon, and some of the pictures I took on a recent car club weekend seemed to reflect the spirit of the day.  This dog is a real sweetheart.

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the disappearing blogger

I’ll be back to my own imaginary town where the fall winds blow and the burning bushes glow against the storm blue sky and dire corgis lurk in every corner. Eventually.

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vhs dog

Ever have a day where you messed with a lot of stuff but nothing quite got finished?  Then you know what you need a photograph of a dog sitting by a curb with a Sony VHS videocassette recorder. (We often … Continue reading

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an artistic corgi on a porch

The dire corgi, posing at sunset on the neighbors’ porch … in black and white for extra artisticness.

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dire corgi aquatic adventure

Today, August 13th 2015, will be remembered as The Day the Dire Corgi Tripped Over a Garden Hose and Fell Into the Koi Pond. The koi: deeply alarmed. The dire corgi: pleased with himself and at peace with the universe. … Continue reading

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