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Adventures of Bella Saluki

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I've upgraded all my photography gear and am now trying to get some serious practice in with the hope of developing my skills to do pet photography professionally. Obviously, Bella is going to be my go-to model, so I figured I needed to get a Bella thread going. I hope this will chronicle some of my improvement over the next few months... and I know she has  few admirers around her. ;)

 

Self-stacked

27228120927_f8da92753d_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

And what Bella does best... hooning!

27228120157_e0b985e1bc_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42053316582_e2e7ab2144_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

27228119677_83b98a192b_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42098044011_78aa4641c5_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42098043731_54f2802b24_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42098042791_52a2cec808_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

42098036961_b890557c7b_c.jpgBella by Amy Atherton, on Flickr

 

I love photographing Bella at the beach; our local is enclosed by cliffs and really quiet, so a perfect spot for her to run and play. The cliffs and the sea both work wonderfully as backdrops too.

 

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ooh... a whole salukigorgeous thread  :):)

Saluki  hooning  = oxymoron    :rofl:

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13 minutes ago, persephone said:


Saluki  hooning  = oxymoron    :rofl:

A saluki is blessed with two personalities... the regal snooty snob one, and the off-their-face crazy one! 

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10 hours ago, Dame Danny's Darling said:

Well I am going to be a hopeless judge as I don’t see how you can get much better.  Wow to your skill and Wow to Bella Bella.    

Thank you, you are very kind! I still have a lot to learn; my biggest challenge is getting the hang of focusing on a dog running towards me. I figure if I can manage it with a dog as quick as Bella, I can capture any dog!

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BDJ   

they are beautiful (helps with an amazing subject - but still :-))

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Griza try to attend some Flyball competitions (without dog).  You will have hundreds of single-shots in a day of dogs approaching head-on at lightspeed, thousands if you opt to shoot machine gun.  (It is more intensive practice than agility or lure coursing provide). 

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