Working Dog

Mary L. Olson level-classic 10/9/2012 2:23:40 PM

Lovely portrait. Beautifully done.

Mary Lou #1491280

Ken Beatty 10/9/2012 2:24:38 PM

Wow! Nice image and perfect moment! #10362456

Dale Hardin level-classic 10/9/2012 4:51:33 PM

Excellent portrait Phyllis and super composition as well. Love the effects you've applied. #10362583

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/9/2012 5:36:42 PM

How beautiful, Phyllis! Fantastic light! #10362649

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/9/2012 6:30:37 PM

Thanks everyone! No special effects just one off camera flash. #10362673

Cliff & Patti Smith 10/9/2012 7:01:16 PM

Gorgeous! #10362739

Kathy Salerni level-classic 10/9/2012 10:08:58 PM

OMG! This is a gorgeous portrait of Murphy, Phyllis! Love it! #10362854

Terry T. Ruvalcaba level-classic 10/10/2012 3:56:38 AM

Beautiful! well captured, great light! #10363166

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/10/2012 11:44:13 AM

INSTANT an!! high ranking FAVORITE #10363825

Carol A. Grady level-classic 10/11/2012 11:17:10 AM

This is beautiful Phyllis. What a great capture of a regal looking Murphy! #10365367

Linda S. Smith level-classic 10/17/2012 10:33:37 AM

Beautiful dog and gorgeous capture Phyllis! #10373533

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/17/2012 11:37:43 AM

I am in love with this portrait, Phyllis. It is absolutely beautiful. #10373593

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 10/17/2012 9:56:13 PM

Another favorite for me, Phyllis! A SUPERB dog portrait - and it is so beautifully composed - the lighting is fantastic! I always end up with flare when shooting into the sun (but then I never use off-camera flash either)! This is really stunning. #10374361

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/18/2012 6:39:03 AM

Thank you so much everyone for your comments!!! ☺ #10374802

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/25/2012 7:38:33 AM

What a fantastic find, totally awesome
Phyllis, love the shadows of the fence and the beautiful dogs expression in his eyes!

jo ann c. #10383582

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 10/28/2012 6:07:29 PM

Straight into my faves, Phyllis. Love it. #10388607

Linda D. Lester level-classic 11/21/2012 11:08:31 AM

WOW!! This is outstanding! Beautiful work! #10428227

Lyn Darlington level-classic 12/27/2012 9:19:27 PM

This is fantastic! Congrats on your finalist!!! #10481447

Nadia Paul level-classic 12/27/2012 10:33:57 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Phyllis! #10481687

Mary L. Olson level-classic 12/28/2012 5:16:32 AM

Congratulations on the finalist. Well and truly deserved. #10482594

Danny B. Head level-classic 12/28/2012 5:29:56 AM

Love it, Phyllis! Congrats! #10482632

Nancy Marie Ricketts 12/28/2012 6:36:35 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis, on this superb finalist! #10482850

Ken Smith level-classic 12/28/2012 6:41:25 AM

Superb, Phyllis. Congrats on your finalist!! #10482868

Sherran Andersen level-classic 12/28/2012 9:58:46 AM

Congrats. #10483697

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/28/2012 10:13:03 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Phyllis #10483792

Tammy Espino level-classic 12/28/2012 10:40:12 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist!! :) #10483920

Kathy Salerni level-classic 12/28/2012 12:11:57 PM

I knew we would see this again! Congrats, Phyllis! #10484474

Mitch Spence level-classic 12/28/2012 1:33:30 PM

Phyllis, I do so love this image. It's a winner in every way. #10484756

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 12/28/2012 1:52:29 PM

This is a wonderful capture. Congratulations #10484835

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 12/28/2012 4:31:04 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your WOW Finalist. #10485170

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/28/2012 7:37:52 PM

incredible, Phyllis.........congrats!
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Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 12/28/2012 7:55:08 PM

What a lovely portrait, Phyllis!

Congrats on this beautiful finalist!
Debby #10485828

Diane M. Dority level-classic 12/29/2012 4:17:55 AM

Stunning! Congrats on a beautiful capture. #10486377

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 12/29/2012 3:36:21 PM


January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile
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Phyllis Burchett level-classic 12/29/2012 9:16:43 PM

Sorry I'm late, been out of town...thanks everyone!!! ☺ #10488527

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 12/30/2012 9:47:43 AM

Beautiful Doggie Portrait- Conrgats! #10489458

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/30/2012 11:54:32 AM

Huge congrats and best luck, Phyllis!!! Hope Murphy finds some gold for you! #10489734

John Connolly level-classic 12/30/2012 12:56:06 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Phyllis! Murphy is a great name for this working dog! #10489835

Leslie McLain level-classic 12/30/2012 1:19:32 PM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Phyllis. #10489872

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 12/30/2012 2:09:03 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Phyllis!!!!! #10489927

Mary K. Robison level-classic 12/30/2012 5:40:30 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous and very special portrait making Finalist, Phyllis! Easy to see why the judges selected it.
Also easy to see the silver badge turning to gold for this. #10490239

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 12/30/2012 10:22:08 PM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist,Phyllis!! #10490557

Karen Slagle level-classic 12/31/2012 6:06:08 AM

Congrats on your fabulous finalist, Phyllis. #10491281

Debra R. Harder level-classic 12/31/2012 9:06:41 AM

This is a GOLD winner IMHO!!! I LOVE THIS, Phyllis!! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! #10491845

Mary L. Olson level-classic 12/31/2012 9:18:18 AM

Phyllis, I definitely second Debra's comment. It's a winner in my book! #10491872

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 4/28/2013 5:52:59 PM

Congrats on another excellent and engaging finalist, Phyllis!

Debby #10671583

Nadia Paul level-classic 4/29/2013 5:17:21 AM

Another beauty Phyllis - congrats! #10672905

Emile Abbott level-classic 4/29/2013 1:11:16 PM

Congrats on this being a finalist in Dec 2012 and again in March 2013. #10673898

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/29/2013 7:06:58 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER, Phyllis!!! #10674672

Liz Bullock level-classic 4/29/2013 7:51:27 PM

Beautiful, congratulations! #10674832

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 4/29/2013 7:57:40 PM

Huge congrats Phyllis, on this well deserved 1st Place Winner!

Debby #10674849

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic 4/29/2013 8:09:53 PM

Remarkable animal portrait, Phyllis...so well done!!! Congratulations on your GOLD award! :o) #10674874

Terry Cervi level-classic 4/29/2013 8:35:31 PM

I just love your work, Phyllis! Congrats on your wonderful First Place win! #10674939

Ellen Hodges level-classic 4/29/2013 8:55:24 PM

Huge congrats on a fab winner, Phyllis!!! #10674983

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 4/29/2013 9:13:32 PM

So thrilled to see Murphy with First Place Gold, Phyllis! I have always loved this capture! Huge Congrats, my friend! #10675021

Nancy Marie Ricketts 4/29/2013 9:25:37 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis, on your superb First Place GOLD!! #10675039

Robin R. level-classic 4/29/2013 9:34:18 PM

Congrats on this beautiful portrait. Wonderful lighting. #10675061

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/29/2013 9:36:20 PM

Awesome is the word here, Phyllis. BIG CONGRATZ ON THE FIRST PLACE WIN!!

UB. #10675067

Nadia Paul level-classic 4/29/2013 10:41:36 PM

Congrats on your well deserved win Phyllis! #10675132

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/30/2013 12:07:22 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner ! #10675239

Dayna Cain level-classic 4/30/2013 2:45:03 AM

This is such an amazing image Phyllis. HUGE congrats on your win! #10675346

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/30/2013 3:34:57 AM

Fantastic portrait, Phyllis. Congratulations on your win! #10675398

Chris Schlosser level-classic 4/30/2013 4:15:17 AM

Beautiful lighting and capture , Phyllis! Congrats on your gold winner! #10675462

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/30/2013 4:46:22 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous First Place Win! #10675536

Leslie McLain level-classic 4/30/2013 4:50:03 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Phyllis. #10675544

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/30/2013 5:28:15 AM

What a beauty....love that light!
Congratulations! #10675609

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/30/2013 6:43:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Amazing Winning image, Phyllis! #10675753

Val Feldman level-classic 4/30/2013 7:00:09 AM

Warmest congrats on a fabulous First Place Win, Phyllis! #10675828

Emile Abbott level-classic 4/30/2013 7:03:17 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous first place winner Phyllis. #10675843

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 4/30/2013 7:16:24 AM

Phyllis, Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner! #10675856

Mary L. Olson level-classic 4/30/2013 7:20:54 AM

I am so glad the judges (whoever they might be) gave this the award it deserves.

Mary Lou #10675863

Carla Capra level-classic 4/30/2013 7:57:22 AM

This is outstanding!
CONGRATULATIONS!! #10675941

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/30/2013 8:43:12 AM

Awesome 1st Place winner Phyllis!

Big congratulations! #10676045

Daniella Puente level-classic 4/30/2013 9:00:57 AM

Wonderful photo, congratulations! #10676075

Debra R. Harder level-classic 4/30/2013 9:36:07 AM

Yeah! So happy to see this beauty win FIRST PLACE, Phyllis! I loved it the first time I saw it. HUGE CONGRATS!!!! #10676144

Karen Celella level-classic 4/30/2013 10:47:57 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Phyllis! #10676337

Kathy Salerni level-classic 4/30/2013 10:54:43 AM

I wondered why this image did not get a win the first time. Congrats on your outstanding First Place Winner, Phyllis! #10676368

Ann Coates level-classic 4/30/2013 11:32:20 AM

Congratulations on your brilliant First Place Gold. #10676424

Lindley Johnson level-classic 4/30/2013 12:12:46 PM

Extraordinary light, shadows, and composition, Phyllis! Big congratulations on your outstanding First Place Winner! #10676484

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/30/2013 12:38:24 PM

It's been gold for me since I first saw it, Phyllis. Congratulations to you. #10676514

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 4/30/2013 1:24:20 PM

Hi Phyllis,Congratulations my friend on this beautiful win!!! #10676595

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 4/30/2013 1:37:18 PM

This not only caught my heart, but wrapped its arms around it, Phyllis. Perfection in every way. One of the best photos I've ever seen. Truly gorgeous. Huge congrats on this beautiful beautiful Winner, Phyllis. #10676622

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 4/30/2013 2:18:53 PM

Thank you so very much everyone...I'm in Colorado at a shoot so haven't had much time to comment but will get caught up soon. #10676688

Irene Colling level-classic 4/30/2013 3:41:33 PM

A wonderful canine portrait Phyllis. I love the backlit hair and your composition is excellent.

Congratulations on your winning image. #10676788

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 4/30/2013 4:05:15 PM

Congratulations! #10676823

Ann Lyssenko level-classic 4/30/2013 4:46:30 PM

Congratulations on being a winner with this wonderful image of a pup in their world. Ann #10676882

Carmody Baker level-classic 4/30/2013 6:55:57 PM

Love it. Congratulations Phyllis! #10677060

Monika Sapek level-classic 4/30/2013 7:07:04 PM

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Phyllis! #10677082

Cindy Bendush level-classic 4/30/2013 7:24:01 PM

Huge congratulations on your gold! #10677104

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 4/30/2013 8:02:01 PM

Big congrats on your GOLD, Phyllis.
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Linda S. Smith level-classic 4/30/2013 9:15:03 PM

Huge Congrats on your First Place Win Phyllis! #10677249

Robert Jensen level-classic 4/30/2013 11:04:17 PM

absolutely gorgeous image
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Sue Overson level-classic 5/2/2013 5:27:37 AM

Outstanding! Congratulations!
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Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 5/2/2013 10:11:18 PM

Absolutely stunning work Phyllis, congratulations on your wonderful 1st Place! #10679844

Katarina Mansson level-classic 5/2/2013 10:55:15 PM

Congratulations on your excellent and beautiful 1st Place Winner Phyllis! #10679887

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/2/2013 11:33:24 PM

Congratulations, a huge win!!! #10679907

Ken Smith level-classic 5/3/2013 5:11:50 AM

Superb...and richly deserving of the first place win. Excellent, Phyllis! #10680125

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/4/2013 3:53:50 PM

Hope you have this hanging somewhere!!! AWESOME! Big congrats on this fantastic winner Phyllis! #10681846

Danny B. Head level-classic 5/4/2013 4:47:13 PM

Two of my favorites: Beautiful dog and beautiful photography Congrats, Phyllis! #10681943

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 5/7/2013 10:45:04 AM

Beautiful work all around, Phyllis! Congratulations! #10684912

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 5/7/2013 12:06:12 PM

Thank you so very much for your comments everyone!!! #10685047

Lydia Williams level-classic 5/9/2013 1:03:25 PM

A beauty, Phyllis! Congratulations!! #10687421

Carmody Baker level-classic 5/27/2013 10:23:51 AM

Wonderful capture Phyllis. Congratulations! #10709513

Melissa Wynn level-classic 6/25/2013 7:51:42 AM

Love this image! I have an Aussie and they are such amazing dogs! You have some amazing photos in your gallery! Beautiful imagery. Nicely done!
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Description

Murphy poses for his portrait at the end of a long day on the farm!

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1000 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light not detected, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 36.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800

Uploaded on 10/9/2012 1:59:20 PM

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Camera: Nikon D800 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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