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" Bow Wow Wave "

By cameracat
Hi folks,

Still at the horse & dog show, So as you can see its the mutts turn......Smile

My cats thought this was a great idea, " Dawg Dunking " Well they would.....Grin

This image shows the main difference between cats & dogs, You throw a ball into a very smelly pond, Sure enough a Mutt will jump in and fetch it.....!!!

Try asking any self respecting " Feline " to perform the same trick.....Smile No prizes for guessing the outcome.....Wink

Anyhow I managed to keep both myself & my camera gear dry this time, So methinks I'm getting the hang of it......!!!


Tags: Dogs Pets Swimming Dawgs NorfolkandSuffolk 2011 Fetching Sports and action

Voters: Chinga, lesliea, pronabk and 56 more

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Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 10:13AM
Fantastic shot! Love the water spash and the dogs face! Very well taken... IB

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15 Jun 2011 10:36AM
like this lots,captured brilliantly....
15 Jun 2011 11:16AM
this is perfect timing!! well done
love the look on the dog!!
15 Jun 2011 11:22AM
The cat does it again,well done.Wink
CathyT Plus
11 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 11:28AM
Working Cocker???
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
15 Jun 2011 11:39AM
Perfectly timed. What a gorgeous shot. Dogs love splashing about in water and this is a beautifully composed image.
PhilT2 Plus
8 443 29 England
15 Jun 2011 11:44AM
Simply brilliant. A one off shot captured to perfection.
Glyn1 Plus
8 4 1 England
15 Jun 2011 12:22PM
Fabulous timing, brilliant shot.

davey_griffo Plus
8 213 165 England
15 Jun 2011 12:28PM
A fabulous image, Vince. Well timed, & the expression was well caught.

It's what dogs do best, going where you don't want them to. Try getting it into the bath, though...
JackieB Plus
7 18 3 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 12:30PM
Excellent action shot, love the title, very apt

15 Jun 2011 12:48PM
Just keeping his head up above the water... superb action shot ...

Nikki Grin
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
15 Jun 2011 2:33PM
Excellent well timed capture. The dogs head is very sharp. Beautiful image............Sandy
cameracat Plus
14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
15 Jun 2011 3:32PM
Thank you one and all, Gotta say these dogs are almost as excited about timed retrieve competitions as their owners.......Smile

Quote:Working Cocker???

Spot on Cathy......Grin Tiz precisely .....Grin

What a brave and diligent little dog too, Lost count of how many seperate goes it had, This was its first go, After that it started looking real soggy before the off...Sad

Apoligies for the crazy title.....Smile But nothing else quite fitted......Grin

Cheers all.....Vince...Wink

EDIT: Just to add a slight tech note, For this particular outing I restriced myself to single shots only, ie: No high speed burst frames, The idea was to go back to grass roots by pre-focussing or panning as required, Then hit the shutter at a chosen point.....!!!

Now I'm not going to blow my own trumpet here, Because the camera has quite a bit to do with getting the shots, But my hit rate on this day was very high, Somthing like 98%, Or at least 9 out of 10 frames bang on the money......Grin

Had the continuos focussing on though, So that will have helped, Overall I was quite pleased to have at least matched the best the " Machine Gun " technique could offer, Without any wasted shots.....So there is still life in the old trigger finger .....LOL.....Smile
You timed that wonderfully and i love the angle you have managed to take the photo at. Very well taken
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
15 Jun 2011 5:36PM
great timing, think you can afford to crop alittle off the bottom.lesley
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 5:39PM
Terrific shot !.....but what an 'unconcerned' look on the dog's face ????.....amazing !!!
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 5:42PM
Love this shot. Carole
baclark Plus
8 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2011 6:31PM
Cracking shot! Very well focused and what wonderful ear positions! Made me smile, very well captured indeed.
Wow!! Brillant action shot. Love it.
cameracat Plus
14 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
15 Jun 2011 10:18PM

Quote:think you can afford to crop alittle off the bottom

Thank you all again....Smile

Reckon your right Lesley, Oddly enough I had considered taking the crop just above the dark ripple line.....Grin

But then brain & eye decided against it......Sad For some unexplaned reason......Wink
16 Jun 2011 1:41AM
excellent shot, just love this image
16 Jun 2011 6:10AM
Excellent timing and capture.
What an adorable picture Grin
brilliant image
James_C Plus
8 36 56 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2012 7:45AM
That's a super picture. Beautifully timed and framed.


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