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One member, Lynne {LynneJoyce}, recently mentioned that photography is about both capturing the perfect scene/shot but also recording precious moments with friends, family, pets, etc. These moments may be fleeting and if not recorded cannot be retrieved at a later date, and it matters not that they may lack technical brilliance.
My 2 shots today sort of come within that spectrum: our daughter Pamela plonked Finlay (now 7 months old) alongside Brodie to see the reactions of both. Brodie never batted an eyelid or took much notice apparently, whilst Finlay pulled at his ears and boxed him with his small fists. In V 1 he has grabbed the dog's left ear. I just grabbed the nearest camera, flipped up the flash unit and fired away. So here are two of these shots, poorly composed and with technical faults (witness the flash reflection in the glass) but ones which I and the family will treasure for ever.

Many thanks to all for the response to my last posting, Far Along The Path, and for the honest appraisal of my use of soft focus: and a big thank you to Herman {Hermanus} for his User Award.

PS..........I feel I need a break now and this will be my last posting for a wee while...........R)

Camera:Sony NEX-7
Lens:Sony 18-200mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"One Moment In Time"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:12 Jun 2013 - 12:57 AM
Tags:Brodie, Family snaps, Finlay, Flash., Portraits / people, Retriever
Votes:Voting Disabled
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achieverswales
12 Jun 2013 - 1:11 AM

Has a photo got to be perfect! 100% no these as you say will remain treasured memories forever, My choice has to be V2 for the beautiful pose by Finlay and the don't care attitude of Brodie.


Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 1:32 AM

This is a partnership that will grow and become a forever friendship-- What a lovely pair!

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Daisymaye
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12 Jun 2013 - 1:33 AM

Such lovely docile dogs. Very sweet captures. Love them both......Sandy

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 1:48 AM

Lovely shot Ronnie, guessed it was yours.

David

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Jun 2013 - 5:04 AM

These are lovely Ronnie !! Perfect family photos to treasure Smile Will miss you !

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
12 Jun 2013 - 5:39 AM

So nice capture

Peter

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 5:55 AM

Two heartwarming images, Ronnie, showing the complete trust between two of the dearest family members, absolutely wonderful. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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12 Jun 2013 - 6:33 AM

Two for the family treasure chest Ronnie, both lovely but the expressions in V2 make it a winner for me. I see you have been taking heed of the message in one of my previous posts.

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Caziwinkles
12 Jun 2013 - 7:16 AM

What lovely precious images Ronnie - as you say family treasures indeed. Smile
Don't stay away too long...!

Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 7:20 AM

They will be mates for ever ,there's a lovely bond between them,
Dont make it a long break.
NettaSmile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 7:29 AM

2 super capture Ronnie, V2 my fav, my 2 youngest grew up with our 3 Labs, brings back fond memoriesSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 7:37 AM

2 excellent moment images and haven't they both grown my goodness. Have a good break Ronnie I may also be away for a couple of day's as I'm having a carpal tunnel op at last. Best wishes Sue.

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Badgerfred
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12 Jun 2013 - 7:52 AM

Beautiful images Ronnie,
Fred.

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AnnChown
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12 Jun 2013 - 8:13 AM

These are so lovely Ronnie, especially Finlay tugging Brodie's ear! It's charming.
Look forward to your return.
Ann

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NaturesHaven
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12 Jun 2013 - 8:22 AM

They both look content.................enjoy your break............re-charge the batteries.............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 8:23 AM

What a delightful photograph Ronnie.

Albert

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barbarahirst
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12 Jun 2013 - 8:32 AM

the dog looks huge...

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 8:51 AM

Two cracking shots I love them both xx

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 8:56 AM

Priceless images you have caught it spot on
mike

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JohnChambersPhotography

You are right Ronnie, the value of the shot is in the family album for all to see when needed, it's cute and it's a moment to treasure.

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rontear
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12 Jun 2013 - 9:53 AM

A slice of history Ronnie.....never to be repeated.
Ron.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 10:05 AM

Clearly the best of mates!! It will be wonderful to look back on this in years to come!!

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digital_boi
12 Jun 2013 - 11:16 AM

two fine captures Ronnie both have their merits v2 is my fav contented mutt and happy wain priceless moments in time well documented

GrahamGrin GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 11:27 AM

Beautifully captured images, a wonderful moment for the family to treasure forever...

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 11:41 AM

Brodie has learned patience really well Ronnie, a great couple of shots for the family album for sure.
Enjoy your rest from EPZ, I know the feeling my friend.

Dougie

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Irishkate
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12 Jun 2013 - 11:58 AM

Two lovely photos Ronnie of that adorable dog and your precious Finlay.
V2 is great with his big smile.
I also enjoyed a peek at your bookshelf!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41116 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2013 - 12:27 PM

Wonderful moments, Ronnie. The dog's chin on the wee laddie's foot and the pulling of the ear link the two together beautifully.

Enjoy the break. The site does seem to be all-consuming sometimes but you are allowed to drop in every now and then Smile

Dave

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mashwood10
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12 Jun 2013 - 12:35 PM

Love it Ronnie. Don't stay away too long !!!
V2 for me too !
Pam

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TrevBatWCC
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12 Jun 2013 - 12:45 PM

Who cares if they're 100% perfect or not? Two wonderful captures here, Ronnie, to treasure for all time Smile Going to miss seeing your wonderful uploads, so don't you be away for too long Sad
Trev Smile

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2013 - 1:16 PM

Brilliant

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lifesnapper
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12 Jun 2013 - 5:59 PM

Absolutely superb Ronnie, gorgeous shots for the family Album.

John Smile

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Cliff1944
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12 Jun 2013 - 6:25 PM

A great family shot. I particularly like the way Brodie's head is resting on Finlay's foot.
Cliff

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
12 Jun 2013 - 7:21 PM

Two very precious moments capture indeed Ronnie that I am sure will be treasured by you and the family.

Sometime been too technical spoils the moment and doesn't end up the result envisioned thus the pleasure is gone.

You take care of yourself Ronnie I for one, when I am not having a break, will miss your photographs.

Kind Regards

John

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pluckyfilly
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12 Jun 2013 - 8:09 PM

I come back and you go! was it something I saidWink two superb shots Ronnie

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annettep38
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13 Jun 2013 - 12:30 AM

Really makes me smile ! My respect to you for your good reaction and capture ... Must have been difficult to keep the camera straight and respects to Brodie for his patience

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13 Jun 2013 - 12:58 AM

Two VERY precious images.
-=\Walter

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taggart
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13 Jun 2013 - 1:01 AM

Featured e2 image just now--- Wed. 8 PM EST--guess it is some time early morning your timeThursday-- Still so very dear!

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
13 Jun 2013 - 8:45 AM

Both very happy images to be treasured ! enjoy your wee rest !Wink

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13 Jun 2013 - 8:46 AM

A wonderful moment - enjoy your break Ronnie and come back refreshed I will miss seeing your wonderful images and your helpful commentsSmileSmile

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nonur
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13 Jun 2013 - 9:45 AM

Just the opposite, they are nicely composed, Ronnie. Fabulous images and they are so lovely.

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13 Jun 2013 - 3:34 PM


Quote: What lovely precious images Ronnie - as you say family treasures indeed. Smile
Don't stay away too long...!

Carol

My thoughts too Ronnie, many thanks for your support,
Geoff.

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13 Jun 2013 - 10:20 PM

Once the moment is missed it is lost to eternity. Well captured Ronnie and Finlay is gettin big - soon be chasing Brodie. Enjoy your break.
Moira

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14 Jun 2013 - 5:25 PM

These are lovely, v2 for me

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15 Jun 2013 - 12:17 AM

Priceless images Ronnie..Lin

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15 Jun 2013 - 10:45 PM

I've just seen these two wonderful images, Ronnie!
Moments to savour and enjoy forever!
I love your description and empathise with your need for a bit of a break!
Look forward to viewing more images..............whenever!
Take care.
Very best wishes,
Richard

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16 Jun 2013 - 1:02 AM

Two enchanting images to treasure Ronnie, i hope to see you back on here again in the not too distant future

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18 Jun 2013 - 12:17 PM

a precious moment well captured

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18 Jun 2013 - 5:04 PM

Beautiful family shots Ronnie - get them printed - last a lifetime.
Geoff

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Billyray
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18 Jun 2013 - 5:05 PM

Two excellent shots for the family album Ronnie, I am sure your daughter is delighted with them both.
Look after yourself on your break and return soon.
Ray

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RajaSidambaram
19 Jun 2013 - 3:32 PM

A bold baby, though innocent, with the tamed dog, so well captured & presented, Ronnie. As you recalled Lynne's, these are golden moments which are to be recorded without minding flaws. Two flawless pictures. - Raja.

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19 Jun 2013 - 8:29 PM

I've only just caught up with these two delightful shots Ronnie.SmileSmileSmile Hope you're enjoying your break and will come back refreshed.
Joan.

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19 Jun 2013 - 11:00 PM

Lovely moment and capture Ronnie.
regards
Yung

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21 Jun 2013 - 5:42 PM

What delightful images Ronnie - love them both. A

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Jocelia
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23 Jun 2013 - 12:53 AM

Definitely a couple of treasures that one cannot repeat Ronnie.
You can always take the reflection of the flash out but I would say these are lovely…..
Congratulations to Brodey and Finlay for the perfection….GrinGrinGrin

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