Sunday, February 08, 2009

Zeus, meet blog. Blog, Zeus.

Here it is. Our first ever puppy portrait. Seriously, How could I have said no to this face? I love this little guy! I would have taken him home if it weren't for the fact that I'd have to follow him around outside every day for the rest of his life and get up close and personal with his busisness. Eww.

We went out to the dog park at Marymoor, and were greeted by literally hundreds of dog owners enjoying a beautiful evening with their beloved pets. It was a madhouse--and little Zeus here was irresistable. I was amazed at how many dog lovers came over to drool over this cutie, completely oblivious to the fact that I was trying to work and their dog was drooling on my camera. I guess I can't blame them. I get the same way whenever I am doing something I love. In fact, that very evening I was so engrossed in what I was doing, that I carelessly stepped in something. Gross? Yes. But who cares, I was doing what I love...
















Gerald

13 comments:

Tiffany Rushforth Photography said...

These are PRICELESS! Oh wow~ I just love every shot!!

mindcastle said...

OMG......that little bugger is CUTE. When can we see him!!!! He needs to meet Gilby sometime.

The lighting in the photos is stunning, is that all natural sunlight?!!?!?!

~Casey W.

Anonymous said...

So freakin' cute. I want one. Where can I get one...and do they take Boston Terriers as trade ins? Is he an American Bulldog? Or English?
Lisa

Kara Hicks said...

Okay, seriously! Those are ridiculously adorable! I just want to hug and kiss him and say "Ahhhhh, soooo sweet!" :) Nice work for you first puppy portrait session. Look out...other dog lovers are going to see these and just HAVE to have you shoot their pups too! :)
How fun!

Gerald said...

Thanks guys!
Casey, the natural light was amazing that evening! We did add one unmodified off camera flash once the sun went down to add a little dimention. Any guesses as to which ones?

Anonymous said...

Those are fun photos!! Nice job. Of course you know if you would like to practice on a grown-up dog, who is absolutely beautiful, Skyla would be happy to offer her services :)

Colleen

Jason and Crystal said...

Nice set guys! Love the tones and clarity. Did you use your 85 1.2 a lot???

Kara Hicks said...

#1 & #7 for off camera??
We have been working on lighting in my last few photog classes and I am SO intrigued with it now! :)

Greg Coates said...

What a great dog!

Our dog (a black lab mix) is named Zeus too.

Jenny Wohrle said...

That is the cutest dog! He definitely worked it out :)
My guesses for off camera lighting...#1 & #3?

Eddie Bojorquez (Studio 512) said...

Great images of a cute puppy. What more can one ask for?
-E

ohana photographers-david and kimi said...

holy poop that has to be the cutest pup ever!

my guesses for ocf #1,3,4,5, and 7. :)

Gerald said...

David, I'd have to agree with you--that is the cutest pup ever! And your guess on the off camera flash is perfect! Of, course you already knew that...



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