Location: Aylmer (Gatineau) across the river from Ottawa
Originally Posted by chrisburke
There's 9, not 12.. And they are mixed breed.. Mum is a lab/blue tick hound/shepherd mix and dad is a pure breed lab. For the first week mum was really protective and wouldn't leave them except to go to the bathroom.. Now, just about 3 weeks old, she's starting to get tired of them.. Hangs out with them to feed them, but that's about it.. Yesterday she spent the day following me around.. I could tell she really just wanted a break! But they are all doing great!
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Yeah I see that now, I think I need to get my eyes checked.... glad to hear Mum and pups are all doing well!
OK, I'll buy that. It's especially rare for me to photograph humans. I rarely want to 'get in their face,' so to speak. Definitely a cojones issue on my part. When I do shoot people, it's often surreptitiously.
Thanks, guys. Damned if I know what makes it good, though. In colour, it was unspeakably bland.
That shot was made for B&W. Colour wouldn't have added anything to the story. The strong composition focuses your attention entirely on the subject. His posture and the lighting creates ambiguity which adds to the overall effect (hard to tell he's reading). I'm left wondering what has happened to this man.
Really nice job.
Last edited by mrjimmy; Mar 16th, 2012 at 05:45 PM.