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Watching out for Santa!

By tonymarq
Hi everyone and hope all are well on EPZ! been very busy so sorry for not being around as finally have some time. We started decorating for Christmas this weekend and had to get some pic's of my two buds who i have been missing for the past two busy weeks and wanted members opinions for my Christmas card as this is one of a few. These two were on the steps while Bridget trimmed the tree and there excitement was so perfect especially our son Ty as he can't wait till Santa comes to Mahopac N.Y. and Tyson our pup was along for the ride on the excitement express as he can't wait to meet Ruldolf the reindeer,lol!will be back as we are going to the mall to visit Santa and any special requests for St. Nick please email to me as i will pass them along!Will be catching up with everyone in the next couple of days!

stay well

Tags: Pets and captive animals Portraits and people

Voters: molnjd, Tina_Michelle, dalischone and 75 more

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bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
10 Dec 2006 7:49PM
a great seasonal image
sut68 17 2.0k 77 England
10 Dec 2006 7:58PM
What a truly fabulous Christmas image, 2 great expressions - made me smile the pair of them!!

daffydill56 17 190 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2006 8:09PM
A lovely bright and cheerful family Xmas image Tony. Those two really look like they are enjoying the excitement!! Great work, and welcome back!

10 Dec 2006 8:14PM
very good
exposure Plus
17 6.0k United Kingdom
10 Dec 2006 8:28PM
A beautiful Christmas card lovely bright colours and lovely expressions.
A_Harrison 16 261 Canada
10 Dec 2006 8:38PM
A well framed very nice Christmas shot.

I think Ruldolf won't want to meet the dog as he looks a little to hungry to meet

arnieg 17 704 England
10 Dec 2006 8:47PM
excellent xmas shot tony
trust you are ok and not working to hard
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
10 Dec 2006 8:47PM
Hi Tony,great to hear from you.I like Ty's tartan Trews.He looks great and all ready for christmas with the red and his best friend on the stairs with him,the way he is holding those bars i don't think you've much chance of holding him back if he spots Santa....At first i just saw Tyson's expression in the thumbnail and thought oh no he's jailed them,but then i opened up and found it was all fine after all.I love happy endings.
Hi to my buddies across the puddle,take care and don't work too hard.Have a great time.
Blenkinsopp 15 320 4 England
10 Dec 2006 9:05PM
works a treat
- love both their expressions - so full of life !
MalcolmS Plus
15 1.2k 13 England
10 Dec 2006 9:08PM
Love it Tony, this will make a crackng card. Just don't send it to the grandparents, they'll not be able to read it through the tears. Keep well.

jeanie Plus
17 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2006 9:17PM
Oh that's just lovely - a cheerful, colourful Christmassy image. Well taken.

bricurtis Plus
15 2.5k 51 England
10 Dec 2006 9:17PM
It will make a great card Tony.Good sharp image.

old timer 17 55 1 Scotland
10 Dec 2006 9:42PM
Not long now, Tony! Smile Lovely bright colours.
DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
10 Dec 2006 10:28PM
Hi Tony,
Welcome back.
I think this would make a beautiful Xmas card.
The clarity is amazing, the colours perfect, & the smile on Ty's face is just so adorable, & Tyson looks kinda cute as well.
It's wonderful.
Sezz 16 619 15 England
10 Dec 2006 10:36PM
Makes a perfect card Tony, cute pic's of the two Tys'!

Sez Smile
DP_Imagery 16 24 6 Wales
10 Dec 2006 11:30PM
So cute - the dog's expression is just wonderful and your son looks like a very happy chappie Smile Bruce
donnaree 16 36
11 Dec 2006 12:07AM
This would be a perfect Christmas Card Tony. I just love the excitement on Ty's face. Truely wonderful.

taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
11 Dec 2006 2:08AM
Fantastic card in the makings--- love it-- Tell Snata to bring us all some fruit cake and eggnog! Bst wishes to you and Bridget and your boys!

John says Hello, Jennnnnnnn
beriah 15 1 Canada
11 Dec 2006 3:06AM
Yep, this is the Christmas card Tony! great shot of the 'Ty's' - little guy must be bouncing off the walls bout now!!
beriah 15 1 Canada
11 Dec 2006 3:06AM
Yep, this is the Christmas card Tony! great shot of the 'Ty's' - little guy must be bouncing off the walls bout now!!
Wooly 15 112 4 England
11 Dec 2006 3:31AM
Excellent Tony, very nicely framed image with lots of interest and tones.

11 Dec 2006 3:48AM
SO DARLING! Very well done!
bricjen 14 United States
11 Dec 2006 7:49AM
This could easily be on a Christmas card! Great job!
dven Plus
16 43 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 8:06AM
Nice one Tony ,its great to see you back

X5DJM 15 26 England
11 Dec 2006 10:36AM
Great shot Tony, the eye contact, the colours and just enough christmas in the borders..
Nice one..
11 Dec 2006 11:17AM
Beautifal image Tony.

cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
11 Dec 2006 12:11PM
the excitement is evident...nice shot

ColouredImages 16 47 35 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 5:10PM
Don't know who I recognised first; your son or Tyson. great shot for the family album Tony, one to treasure
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
11 Dec 2006 7:01PM
The thumb does not show how good this really is. It can be difficult to get good Christmas shots of kids but you've successfully pulled it off here.

11 Dec 2006 7:50PM
Wow i love the shot.
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2006 8:17PM
brilliantly festive.. love it
tripodted 15 32 1 Northern Ireland
11 Dec 2006 11:26PM
Great Christmas shot!
yjjeep 17 13
12 Dec 2006 1:27AM
This is so well done and shows the joy of the holiday and you can tell him that Mahopac is his first stop.I have that on good authority.You and the family have a great xmas.
Ceciliat 16 6 Philippines
12 Dec 2006 2:29AM
Very lovely composition - love the expression...very cute
chase Plus
15 2.2k 566 England
12 Dec 2006 8:06AM
This would make a brill card Tony..
sputnki 17 10 Canada
12 Dec 2006 12:10PM
Hey Tony, the combination of expressions here is priceless. Haven't seen the other shots, but I'd use this one for cards any day!

Tyson definitely looks like the straight-dog in this comedy duo....

Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2006 1:50PM
Excellent festive shot tony, good colour throughout, and the expressions are wonderful!
gajewski 16 10 9 United States
12 Dec 2006 6:48PM
Tony, if this isn't the ultimate Christmas picture, I don't know what is. Merry Christmas to you, Bridget and Ty. -=Walter and Sue
TyChee Plus
16 275 1 United States
12 Dec 2006 8:50PM
Glad to see you're back. Great holiday family shot!

13 Dec 2006 3:00AM
what a lovely picture. love Ty's smile. so very nicely captured.
13 Dec 2006 3:00AM
p.s. Merry Christmas!
User_Removed 16 825 Lithuania
13 Dec 2006 4:22AM
lol!...cracker!!... hope Ty has the best one ever!... and hope Tyson gets a big juicy one too!... Wink
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
13 Dec 2006 4:37AM
Oh can't get more Christmassy than this!!...LOL...AWESOME shot, Tony! And the lighting in here is beyond perfect.

Andrew Smile
ChristineL 16 39 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 7:41AM
this is beautiful Tony, a lovely composition of two great buddies finding it hard to contain their excitement, hope they both get what they want from Santa,
TelStar 16 116 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2006 10:27AM
A Christmas Cracker of a shot Tony!
Pegon 15 78 1 England
13 Dec 2006 8:34PM
This is a beauty of a shot Tony, and will make a fantastic Christmas card, a superb capture of expressions of both Ty and Tyson. Well done.
Dotrob 15 Wales
13 Dec 2006 10:48PM
Super happy Christmas image,have a great time.
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
14 Dec 2006 3:51AM
You got a winner here Tony, both look excited at the prospect of Christmas drawing near! Spot on! Click!!!

hebdens 15 5
14 Dec 2006 8:04AM
Oh this is great,all your family and friends are going to love this.
KBan 16 512 4 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2006 8:33AM
hi Tony, great shot, love it, one for the album.. great colours!
All the Best
foggytwo 18 36 1 Scotland
14 Dec 2006 8:05PM
A cracking image of Ty and Tyson Tony,the two expressions are super.Tell Ty that Crunchie is waiting for Santa too.
VNelson 16 3 United States
14 Dec 2006 10:52PM
What an excellent shot, Tony. Have a wonderful holiday.

uggyy 15 2.1k 9 Scotland
14 Dec 2006 11:21PM
Class, you have a good Xmas over that pond bro..

bengsays 16 13
15 Dec 2006 12:45AM
great lighting on this shot! Looks like a natural christmas card.

-no snow here yet, nor cold. It was 50*F today!
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
15 Dec 2006 1:11PM
This image will make a cracking Christmas card, love the bright colours and expressions of joy you've captured
Portknockie 16 48 Scotland
16 Dec 2006 3:21PM
Tony..this is spot the look on Tyson's face..and TY looks great toooo..LOL...

Have a great Christmas...Smile

Malc_V 15 England
18 Dec 2006 4:47PM
Wonderful image Tony ... great expressions.

dalischone 16 295 Scotland
12 Jan 2007 5:33PM
Awww Tony this is soooooo cute - lol! Fantastic capture, sorry I missed it over the Christmas period not been around for a while and trying to catch up.

Hope you and yours had a wonderful Christmas and New Year.

Mavis 19 143 2 England
16 Jan 2007 7:41AM
This will do for 2007 Tonymarq. I think it is beautiful . Colourwise and content .

Hope you and your family have a great new year xxxx
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
16 Jan 2007 11:12PM
Detail,clarity,and colour are brilliant Tony.
Excellent shot well captured.....

Belated best wishes to you and yours for the festive season and all the best for 2007.
Have'nt been round for awhile,spent christmas and new years at my hoilday cottage in france,had a great time with the family and my two dogs,hope yours was great too.

pk_nz 16 New Zealand
1 May 2007 10:49AM
just wonderful Tony! I'm guessing you would have picked a picture for the card by now Wink

This has gotta go on your fridge door with the rest of 'em!

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