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Molly Brown!

BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Miss Molly!
Miss Molly!
Daytime, sunny, indoors, studio strobes, 3:1 ratio. Canon EF 17-40mm F4L, Manual mode, AF AI One Shot, ISO 100, F/8, 1/100sec, f/l 32mm, tripod, processed from RAW.
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Michelle L. Frick
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    Oh Miss Molly is gorgeous!!! Fabulous separation on the black bg James - her ears look soooooo soft and silky! Terrific lighting and I love her collar! I like, I like! Can you tell?


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5/25/2008 3:34:23 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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You make me smile Michelle. I was praying you would see this and comment. I was very happy with the outcome but, I needed some input. Thank you, thank you. James


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5/25/2008 4:02:13 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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I also think your title fits better for this shot. So away I go to change it. Thanks Shell. James


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5/25/2008 4:05:10 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Gorgeous portrait of your Molly, James! Fabulous detail!


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5/25/2008 6:14:39 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Anita. Your comments mean alot. Thanks for taking the time. James


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5/25/2008 6:16:11 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful dog portrait, James. Great lighting.


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5/25/2008 6:43:37 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you so much Sam. James


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5/25/2008 6:48:12 PM

 
Amber J. Skene
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So cute!! Adorable dog. Love how the black bg is seperated. Wonderful color, lighting, and clarity.


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5/25/2008 9:33:54 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Amber, I really appreciate your kind words. James


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5/25/2008 9:57:31 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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GORGEOUS animal and capture!!!


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5/25/2008 10:33:43 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Beautiful dog and so well captured, James!!


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5/25/2008 11:27:31 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Stefania and Evy, I appreciate you stopping by. James


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5/26/2008 4:42:55 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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EXCELLENT doggie portrait, James!!! LOVE the lighting and shadows!!! <><


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5/26/2008 12:15:18 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Nadine, your kind words mean a great deal. James


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5/27/2008 2:32:11 PM

 
Amy E. Schneider
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Terrific portrait lighting James. Molly is such a great model. Did you make that calendar yet?
I really like this shot of her. She is a beautiful dog.


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5/27/2008 7:24:01 PM

 
Deon 
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James this is one of the best pet portraits I have ever seen. Awesome lighting and pose. Excellent work.


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5/28/2008 9:59:23 AM

 
April  Riggs
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So cute!


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5/28/2008 10:29:38 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Amy, Deon and April. Thank you all so much. No Amy I haven't, just being lazy. Thanks again. James


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5/31/2008 6:01:45 AM

 
Jen M
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Cute doggy portrait!


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5/31/2008 2:14:33 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Jen. James


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5/31/2008 4:22:23 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Such a dignified look...and what an outstanding portrait of this beautiful dog!! Lynn


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6/7/2008 8:45:58 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a beautiful portrait!


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6/8/2008 8:49:23 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Lynn and Tiia for stopping by and taking the time to comment. Your words of encouragement mean alot. James


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6/8/2008 9:41:19 AM

 
Bill Knaps
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Beautiful portrait James. Congrats on the well deserved Ep. Bill


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6/8/2008 7:01:54 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thanks Bill, I appreciate your kind words. James


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6/8/2008 8:11:38 PM

 
Christian Rosito
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This is an amazing pet portrait, excellent capture James!


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6/8/2008 8:37:43 PM

 
William C. Raco
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What a beautiful pup portrait
Excellent light and color, James


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6/8/2008 8:40:32 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Wonderful portrait with great lighting, color and details.


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6/8/2008 8:44:24 PM

 
Sue McLeod
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WOW James! This is a wonderful portrait! Love the lighting & well, just everything (including Miss Molly)! :)


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6/8/2008 9:22:06 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Christian, Willian, Vladen and Sue. Thank you all for your super comments. I appreciate you taking the time. Means alot. James


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6/8/2008 9:49:32 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Miss Molly is beautiful James ~ lovely portrait with good colour balance ~ great shot!


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6/10/2008 2:50:37 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Susie, Your comments mean the world to me. You have a tremendous talent. Thanks again. James


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6/14/2008 12:06:03 PM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Congratulations on your finalist, James!


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6/19/2008 9:03:34 AM

 
Christian Rosito
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Congratulations James, a beauty!


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6/19/2008 9:05:33 AM

 
Sharon F. Morris
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Beautiful image and dog. Congrats James on your finalist.


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6/19/2008 9:14:39 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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6/19/2008 9:23:46 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, James!!! This dog is really beautiful!!


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6/19/2008 10:25:14 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Good golly Miss Molly has done it again! Congratulations James!!!


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6/19/2008 10:34:54 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, James! Miss Molly is a beautiful finalist!

Debby


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6/19/2008 5:26:07 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Congrats on this awesome finalist, James.


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6/19/2008 5:26:58 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, James!


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6/19/2008 6:55:21 PM

 
Amy E. Schneider
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Good Golly--Miss Molly! Congratulations on the finalist...your going to have to buy her a diamond studded collar pretty soon...she's becoming quite a super star! Amy:)


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6/19/2008 7:12:24 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fabulous portrait, James! Congratulations on your finalist!


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6/19/2008 8:21:17 PM

 
Amber J. Skene
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Congrats! A well deserved finalist!


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6/19/2008 8:40:36 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL FINALIST


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6/19/2008 10:12:46 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Totally gorgeous!!!! A big CONGRATS on your Finalist!


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6/20/2008 5:42:48 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Inge, Christian, Sharon, Tiia, Melissa, Shell, Deb, Deb, Sam, Amy, Collen, Amber, Stefania and Judy. WOW!!! You guys are wonderful. Thank you so much for your kind words. Too funny Amy, Hmmm! its an idea though. Lucky for me dog bones keep my model happy. Lol. Thank you all again. Means alot. James


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6/20/2008 8:09:38 AM

 
Candy Avera
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This is just wonderful!! Congratulations.


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6/20/2008 9:10:17 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations James!! Miss Molly is a beauty!!


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6/20/2008 10:06:44 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Candy and Erica for stopping by and commenting. I really appreciate it. James


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6/20/2008 11:54:24 AM

 
Debbi Smirnoff
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I just joined the club and was immediately attracted to Molly's image!! Fabulous!! Would you mind sharing the lighting placement and softbox use or ?? what you used for it?
WOW!
Debbi


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6/21/2008 2:36:36 PM

 
Martie Last
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CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved recognition for this fantastic dog portrait. I'm a FAN!


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6/21/2008 7:17:51 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you so much Debbi and Marti. Debbi, I used a shoot thru panel on my main at F/8 and a silver umbrella on my fill at F/2.6 for a 3:1 ratio. Both my lights were placed above her head and angled about at her chest, 45 degrees off her left and right. Hope that helps. Cheers.


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6/22/2008 6:17:55 AM

 
Debbi Smirnoff
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Yes, Thanks so much!
Debbi


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6/22/2008 7:36:52 AM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Your quite welcome Debbi, if I can help you in any way don't hesitate to E-mail me. Cheers


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6/22/2008 1:20:07 PM

 
Debbi Smirnoff
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Is this about right James? http://www.flickr.com/photos/52205665@N00/2601137473/

Thanks
Debbi


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6/22/2008 1:47:35 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Go Molly! Go Molly! WTG James! You already know I love this (and all) shot of Molly!


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6/30/2008 11:42:42 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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LOVE this James!!! BIG Congrats to you on your HM!!!!!!!! WTG :0)


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7/1/2008 4:57:00 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thanks so much Shell and Datha. Very exciting. I appreciate you taking the time. James


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7/2/2008 2:12:16 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOW, Beautiful dog and FANTASTIC portrait!
HUGE congrats on your HM!


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7/14/2008 9:55:24 PM

 
James N. Carpenter
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Thank you Peaches, your kind words mean the world. Thanks for taking the time to stop by and comment. James


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7/15/2008 4:42:40 AM

 
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