Thursday, January 23, 2014

Another failed family photo

The herd was on its way home for lunch. I could see a family photo developing 
as they all made their way over to the beaten path, so I ran to head them off.
I knew if I could stop George in his tracks, the others would pile up behind him and I might have the shot I wanted.
 Now picture an out-of-breath madwoman with a camera in one hand, doing a one-sided jumping jack
with the other, shouting, "Wait! Wait!" That is how one gets a burro to stop in his tracks.



George: What in the hell are you doing?



Me: Trying to line up this shot. Alan, move your left ear a teensy bit to the right.



Me: Perfect. Now, George, put your ears back up so we can see Lucy's other eye.



George: Where's Hank? He has to be in this, too.



Me: Here he comes. Just hold still for a few more seconds.



*sigh*



13 comments:

  1. Bravo! you managed a very beautiful one with the 3 of them already. keep practicing and I am sure one day you'll have the four of them together

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  2. Ya need a dog that will herd for you. Camera assistant!

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  3. It's like herding a bunch of cats.

    I like the B&W shots. They are dramatic.

    BA SP

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  4. Just use some Photoshop skills to add Hang to the 2nd to last shot. Sounds easy doesn't it.

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  5. "Enough of your shennigan's woman, it's time for lunch."

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  6. I can't type.. rolling on floor laughing, truly am.. this is hilarious and thanks for the laughter....better luck next time.

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  7. You forgot the treats. They need a treat for incentive. Good shot of the 3 of them anyway.

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  8. LOL - the number of times I've gone through the same process trying to get a family shot of my dogs!

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  9. This would happen t me when the grandkids were little!!!!

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  10. An American in Tokyo1/23/14, 5:28 PM

    Good try!!

    Maybe you need some treats next time so they all come running to you? ;)

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  11. Amazing, the amount of beauty + fun we get out of "failures" at this address!

    (Your tweet about the pope and DSL, well, LOL!)

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