Dog Show...

By Scottishlandscapes image from the 70's when I worked as a Press photographer. Taken in Black & White, probably FP4 and developed in Microphen. This is copied from an old print.
The lady in the image is Betty Munt as I recall, she was a well known dog shower at the time, a character as was described to me. I think Betty may still be in the dog show world as a Judge now with her beloved Dachshunds.

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23 May 2009 5:06PM

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richard20d 8 115 10
23 May 2009 5:09PM
They say dogs look like there owners..................This dog had a lucky escape....!!!
That's a bit unfair Richard.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.1k 1671 United Kingdom
23 May 2009 5:11PM
I was convinced this was going to be one of Bernie (imagio)'s pictures from the 1970s! Wonderful, beautiful in its way, love it. Such delicacy in both figures...
23 May 2009 5:13PM
This is superb picture one so big and the other so small and i'm not laughing. Gary
jimmypaton 8 19 Scotland
23 May 2009 5:14PM
very good image i keep looking at this although i have to agree with richard to a point lol
jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
23 May 2009 5:29PM
What a great image.. !
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
23 May 2009 5:38PM
PMSL @ Richard, very luck indeed I'd say Wink
A great shot, love it
daviewat 13 4.1k Scotland
23 May 2009 5:54PM
Love the image and so reminds me of a woman who was always in the steamie out The back yard off the close of my grannies tenament in Leven street some 40 odd years ago !!!!!

23 May 2009 6:03PM
Great image.
No wonder the dog is so small, it must've spent most of it's life in the shade Wink
Sue_R 11 11 6 Scotland
23 May 2009 6:07PM
Great image for the obvious reason Smile

TeresaH 12 1.1k United Kingdom
23 May 2009 6:58PM
This is great, you have captured her personality well.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
23 May 2009 7:11PM
Wonderful moment Doug, a real corker. Ron.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 70 United Kingdom
23 May 2009 7:15PM
A superb press photograph whose initial impact may rely on the contrast in size and shape but which has plenty of detail and a dof that explains the background while preventing it from intruding. Lovely!
23 May 2009 8:29PM
Superb juxtaposition Dougie. Just a great image.
23 May 2009 10:49PM
Superb. =)
IanFlindt 12 740 21 United Kingdom
23 May 2009 11:02PM
Dougie, If I had an award to give, this would get it without a second thought. A remarkable image - one of those very rare photographs you immediately fall in love with. Shortlisted.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 11 Canada
24 May 2009 2:35AM
Wonderful the serious expression you've caught on this lady's face. The little dog looks extremely well trained. This is an awesome image...really tells a story. And great clarity....Sandy
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
24 May 2009 10:06AM
I love this one Dougie and it is certainly my kind of photography. Unfortunaely i do nothave the opportunity to involve myself in it now. Doing this kindof work involves thinking on your feet and it is just so so diferent from any other type of photography.
old timer 13 55 1 Scotland
24 May 2009 3:03PM
Now who's showing whom, Dougie? Wink

Ahhh - FP4 and Microphen - the memories; though I usually used ID11 which I made up from the raw chemicals, bought in bulk. I'm sure I've still got almost full containers of metol and hydroquinone somewhere.
phillips 11 69 2 Scotland
24 May 2009 5:05PM
Belies the theory of owners looking like their dogs!
Funnily enough, our family had 3 daschounds in succession through the 60s and 70s.....suffice to say I've inherited the Phillips conk and challenged inside leg measurement!

Really funny photo by the way...and what a surname!

wyatturp 11 2 England
24 May 2009 6:28PM
Made me smile well done
SueTurner 12 81 3 England
24 May 2009 10:56PM
I really like this image, yes a great image
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
25 May 2009 1:32AM
I do believe Betty & her Pipersvale Dachshunds are still going strong,she gave challenge certificates at one of the recent Championship shows.
A character indeed,I remember her well from my showing days.
Excellent capture,one I wish I had taken.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
25 May 2009 10:08AM
A small dog for a tiny larger women, great and different from you

Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
25 May 2009 11:21AM
Little and large..Dougie a very well taken shot...

pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
25 May 2009 10:04PM
Lovely to see you stepping back in time to find this gem for us. Are there any more like this in the files?
johnjrp 13 432 5 Australia
26 May 2009 4:14AM
Nice and different Doug. Well done. John
Richsr 10 91 223 England
26 May 2009 11:16AM
Good to see what to were sent out to capture in your working days Dougie. Do you still have all your negs?
Regards Richard.
landandlight 11 46 Scotland
26 May 2009 2:45PM
Love this...what a character! Can see this on a card or something...more please!
Dotrob 11 Wales
26 May 2009 8:18PM
Amazing capture, made me smile.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
27 May 2009 9:14AM
Absolutely brilliant image Dougie - the two characters are great and the differences couldn't be greater - makes a nice balance!
27 May 2009 6:25PM
Like this for all the above mentioned reasons . A classic .
Mike .
woodrow 10 153 Scotland
31 May 2009 11:51PM
classic pic, great story - wonderful memories, keep them coming

Paul Smile
fossilized 12 79 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2009 5:31PM
Ooh this is so cruel.... love it!
User_Removed 10 407 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2009 5:07PM
Outstanding image, like this lots
Tandberg Plus
14 1.2k 2 England
23 Jun 2009 5:47PM
WOnder if she's changed at all
By eck she's a big lady
Strobe 9 1.3k United States
7 Jul 2009 7:02AM
This is a fantastic image

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