The boys run the Airedales on the front yard at their other grandmother’s home. Hardy, Virginia. Chilly but beautiful outside.
Petey was walking on the sidewalk along the PGH Marathon route ( with Jacob).
I said what everyone probably always says to Jacob- “Oh my goodness! “Little Rascals Dog!” (filmed in the 1930’s as it turns out, YIKES)
Jacob graciously allowed me to photograph Petey AND told me how he found Petey in an animal shelter. Petey has a Mickey Mouse Mark on the top of his head and Jacob used to have a dog named Mickey.
A forever home for Petey is a very happy story. Lucky dog.
Guest Blogger Kim Teeple (my daughter’s sister-in-law) got a new DSLR camera.
She posted this photograph on her Facebook page and her brother James (my son-in-law) thought it would be a perfect guest blog. I agree.
“Our 9 year old Husky mix, Samson, loves the snow. I captured him with my new Canon Rebel T6 at a rare moment when he decided to stay in one spot. It was a cold snowy day in early January, 2018 at our home in Mansfield, Ohio. For 2018, my husband, Jeff, and I resolved to learn photography for our future of traveling North America in our KZ Venom Fifth Wheel. . Follow along on our travels at TeeplesTravel.com to watch our budding skills improve.”
Canon EOS Rebel T6
300 mm – 1/500 – F-1.0 – ISO 2000
Kim S Teeple
BIO: App developer for Vitro – La Compañia del Vidrio. Loves camping, rockets, and the planet Mars. Is learning to take beautiful photographs for her travel blog.
Note from Ruth: If you’ve ever tried to photograph a dog with black fur you will appreciate how good this photo is.
at Bleecker & Christopher Street and a SUBWAY mosaic
SUNDAY AFTERNOON- I photographed the dogs as a we waited on the corner for the family to return from visiting the Statue of Liberty.
ALTHOUGH back in the Burgh tonight, I’m posting a few more NYC photos.
Hemingway is the three year old Airedale.
I’d taken a subway mosaic at 42nd Street Station of am Airedale.
The Airedales are waiting for my daughter-in- law Erika to throw the tennis ball. (Henry and Josie.) WAITING is this week’s photo challenge.
A gallery of roads from trips to the Northwest, visiting our brother.
Irrigation of fruit orchard
Wildfire damage below
Our crazy rental Lincoln Continental. We need a car with room in it for David’s leg which was healing.
Thank you for visiting the blog and clicking the ‘like’ button and/or leaving some good words. I appreciate your taking the time to look at the photographs. If you’ve been with me this year, you’ve already seen these images but after reading the Annual Review of my Blogging Year from WordPress, I wanted to capture 2015 myself. What I notice is I like weather, people, family and night photography.
I wish you a new year filled with good health and happiness.
A few of my favorites from 2015- I skipped over most of the food photos. Will take new ones in 2016!
Grandkids visit “Cloud Arbor is made up of 64 steel poles reaching 32 feet into the sky, embedded with nozzles that spray a fine mist of water, creating the effect of a spherical cloud suspended in the air.” (artist Ned Kahn)
Some of the family photos-
People at work and play
These are four of my own grandchildren. Should be easy, right?
Try to remain patient, I tell myself.
Don’t worry if it is not the day for a photograph.
Even if the weather is perfect and the colorful fall leaves are still on the trees.
Get kids involved in an activity to take their mind off the lens.
Two different days.
The idea is to get a nice photograph to send in a Christmas card, show how they’ve grown.
Hats make shadows on faces and features obliterated. Oops!
Solids are least distracting.
and yesterday’s attempt
You can always resort to running and jumping as I have in the past, when all else fails.
Let them make a funny face, then a serious one.
Remember it’s a bit easier WITHOUT the dogs
Impromptu, candids can come out the best