Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Animal & Pet Photos

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Nov 12, 2002, 1:55 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 35
Default Please pick what pic I should use for contest

There is a place here in Michigan that has a "Dog of the month" contest. The best dog pic adorns their wall for 30 days and the dog gets a huge care package of doggie gifts.

My plan is to use this one:

http://mywebpages.comcast.net/babies3/Images/Kia10.jpg

But, if you go to my site, please check out the bottom row of dog pics (the smallest chocolate lab) and tell me if you think I chose the right one to use. The main address is:

http://mywebpages.comcast.net/babies3/index.htm


Also, feel free to browse the site. I just became the proud papa of triplets!!!

NickG100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Nov 13, 2002, 9:49 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Klaus DK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 2,216
Default

Congratulations Nick. Allways nice to grow the family.

I sure would pic "Kia10.jpg ". There's good colors, nice composition and a aerodynamic flying funny brown dog!
Klaus DK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 14, 2002, 8:58 AM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 35
Default

Thanks!!

Yea, regardless of how nice some of those other dog pics look, this one seems to "jump out" at me every time.
NickG100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 22, 2002, 11:38 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 3,585
Default

I am with DK. Your angle for the pic took all the glare out of the water. Were you using a filter?
gibsonpd3620 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Nov 22, 2002, 4:34 PM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 35
Default

Thanks for the input

I did not use a filter. In fact, I was sitting on a paddle pontoon boat towards the end of the dock and shooting with my Olympus C-3030 on auto focus. I would aim the camera and push the button down halfway so that it focused in on the area just off the edge of the dock. Then I would hold it there and look directly at the dog myself. When she got to the spot where I knew the camera was aimed, I pushed the button the rest of the way down. That is why the dock is in perfect focus, but the dog has slight signs of a moveing object. Still, I think the slight out-of-focus parts of the dog add life to the pic.

That is one of my favorite features of a digital camera. A schmuck like me can take 100 pictures and get a few that look like that one LOL

As far as the absence of glare, I believe that had only to do with the time of day. It just turned out that way.
NickG100 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:38 PM.