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This week’s blog ring topic is “Backlighting,” with subjects lit from behind, often resulting in images with overexposed areas and dark shadows. “This backlit image of Louis is shot with the only light (the sun) behind him. I used a reflector to direct light back into his eyes, and the flare is caused by the…

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  • JessicaJune 16, 2017 - 7:53 am

    That sun flare is insane! You’ve got the perfect rim of light going on there, too!ReplyCancel

  • Kim HollisJune 16, 2017 - 7:31 am

    I like the flare on the right side of your first image – that is cool!ReplyCancel

Since we just returned from a fabulous vacation in Paris, I decided to post an image of Louis in the French Riviera. Next visit Elaine Mueller Tweedy in Northern Pennsylvania to see more colourful images; and then keep going around the blog ring until you see everyone’s post.

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This week’s blog ring topic is low key, which is a style of photography where the overall tone of the image is very dark, with just a small area highlighted to create a dramatic, moody image.This image of a black standard poodle has a lot of texture, which helps define a low key image. Next…

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  • DarleneMay 1, 2017 - 9:14 pm

    Lovely image and what a beautiful pooch!!!  Great capture!  ReplyCancel

  • ElaineApril 29, 2017 - 12:03 pm

    Beautiful image!  I know that getting all the detail in those curls is no easy task, especially on a low-key image. ReplyCancel

  • JodieApril 29, 2017 - 5:25 am

    Love black on black, I wanted to do that this week. It couldn’t get a black dog in time ReplyCancel

  • CynthiaApril 28, 2017 - 2:33 pm

    It was great seeing everyone’s low key images in the blog ring this week.ReplyCancel

  • SusannahApril 28, 2017 - 10:43 am

    Nice work! Love the black on black.ReplyCancel

  • Kathie OnoApril 28, 2017 - 10:36 am

    Very dramatic!  Nicely done.ReplyCancel

  • JessicaApril 28, 2017 - 8:45 am

    I love all those dazzling curls!ReplyCancel

The topic for this week’s blog ring is “Fantasy.” My fantasy is Elijah, my beautiful goldendoodle, who I lost to cancer last year, looking down on me from heaven while I skied and kayaked on the same day at LakeTahoe. I miss him so much but I feel as though he is always with me…

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  • LindaApril 23, 2017 - 9:47 am

    What a lovely way to remember your Elijah!ReplyCancel

  • SusannahApril 22, 2017 - 2:05 pm

    Awwww! What a sweet fantasy! I think that’s one we all have after having lost a special pet. So very sorry for your loss of Elijah.ReplyCancel

    • CynthiaApril 22, 2017 - 5:00 pm

      Thanks, Susannah! Yes, it’s a huge loss and I treasure the time we spent together.ReplyCancel

  • KellyApril 22, 2017 - 8:41 am

    Oh my gosh. This is so sweet!!ReplyCancel

  • RochelleApril 21, 2017 - 2:33 pm

    aww, what a lovely boy Elijah was. Looking down on you.ReplyCancel

  • ElaineApril 21, 2017 - 12:29 pm

    I am sorry for your loss, Cynthia. I do believe that the spirits of our heart dogs stay by our side.ReplyCancel

    • CynthiaApril 22, 2017 - 4:57 pm

      Thank you so much for understanding! I even feel that Elijah’s spirit is helping my ganaraskan, Louis…he is also one of the most loving dogs imaginable.ReplyCancel

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