"When it comes to pit bulls the beast is often the two-legged animal at the other end of the leash."
-- author unknown
(I can vouch for that!)
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I like the effect of coming in from the dark! Excellent choice of focus!
9 Feb 2011 5:27am
Of course they know. Better and deeper than we think. But it's true we are so pretentious thinking we are the only race to be clever.
Wonder shot Sharon with this focus on his nose, so important for dogs all around the world. :-)
9 Feb 2011 5:30am
Great shot full of personality and a great quote to boot!
9 Feb 2011 5:38am
really lovely close up
9 Feb 2011 5:53am
I think that you succeeded to show the dogs personality. Very nice.
9 Feb 2011 6:16am
Wonderful shot with great focus! He/she looks like a great companion. Pit Bulls have gotten such an underserved bad reputation.
9 Feb 2011 6:18am
@Steve: Thanks Steve...he's a big goof that would lick you to death :)
9 Feb 2011 6:23am
Well, I really like this close up! ...but I like also the b/w in gallery!
My compliments and regards!
9 Feb 2011 6:41am
My daughter, who also has a pit bull, would share that thought. She adores her dog.
This shot is so lovely and sympathetic, who could fault them. Super !
9 Feb 2011 6:43am
@DULCIE: :) Seriously, one of the best breeds, so loyal and loving.
9 Feb 2011 6:47am
superbe ce gros plan !
9 Feb 2011 6:52am
Beautifully done this DOF fot playing with the portrait! The F1.8 gives this short focus very well :)
9 Feb 2011 7:32am
9 Feb 2011 7:56am
The DOF and the soft brown colors of the background, that goes so well with the colors of the dog, makes this to a fantastic portrait.
9 Feb 2011 8:07am
Un beau portrait !!
Une belle citation !!
9 Feb 2011 8:55am
Aún me sorprendes más cuando fotografías en color. Genial
Un cordial saludo
9 Feb 2011 9:13am
Beautiful portrait of this dog and DOF.
9 Feb 2011 10:58am
Even if the only spot in focus is the nose, I would say that this dog has very calm eyes so I think he/she is as nice as you say.
9 Feb 2011 11:36am
A gorgeous animal portrait Sharon! Your quote definitely hits the nail right on the head! Well done! ;-)
9 Feb 2011 12:36pm
cute dog, excellent shot
9 Feb 2011 2:08pm
Excellent color and light.
9 Feb 2011 2:41pm
wonderful this angle of view !sharon
9 Feb 2011 4:47pm
Je suis totalement d'accord avec l'inconnu. J'adore les chiens à quatre pattes. Dans ma maison, nous avons toujours vécu avec des chiens de différentes races. même races qui sont dits dangereuses. Des humains parlent sans savoir quoi ils parlent. Bonne soirée, Adela
9 Feb 2011 6:04pm
A wonderful portrait of that nose! The rest of him looks great, too. I love that focus and depth.
9 Feb 2011 8:07pm
@Steve Rice: Hee hee...that is exactly what I wanted. Thanks Steve :)
sweet portrait of the nose. :)
9 Feb 2011 8:44pm
What a great portrait.
9 Feb 2011 11:14pm
Great shot. He looks very content here.
10 Feb 2011 12:55am
Indeed! Nice selective focus.
10 Feb 2011 1:25am
Good dogie nice dogie. Strong dog portrait. Excellent
10 Feb 2011 2:35am
nice choice of focus.. cute pup too.. :D
10 Feb 2011 3:35am
Oh this is brilliant, Sharon ! The focus & softness illustrates so much the quote too. Beautiful are the tones, and the eye-contact so deep, it's a portrait in the painterly classic beautiful way, could be a painting by the Great Masters at the Louvre museum. Bravo, along with the quote, it's superbly powerful & muscled !
10 Feb 2011 5:47am
@k@: Wow...thanks so much for your words Karine. I will be sure to let Sonny know. He will be thrilled of course :)
Jolie PDC ! Je te souhaite une agréable soirée
10 Feb 2011 5:27pm
And the ears too :) pet-pet.
10 Feb 2011 8:25pm
The dog’s nose seems to pop out of my screen! Awesome shot of her stare.
10 Feb 2011 8:48pm
Wonderful perspective, color and focus...I totally agree with the words!
11 Feb 2011 12:31pm
What a sweet..sweet image. Love the light in this one!
11 Feb 2011 12:51pm
Love this. Your photos are amazing!
11 Feb 2011 11:35pm
what a perfect DOF
12 Feb 2011 12:59pm
really lovely close up, wonderful perspective!
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