~ Benson ~

© Janine White

~ Benson ~

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/3/2006 2:44:43 PM

Great lighting #420227

Sharon C. Hinze 4/4/2006 1:21:04 PM

I love this...fantastic detail and sharpness....can you reenter it for the B&W Themes in April??? S #2608621

Margot Petrowski 4/25/2006 12:39:36 PM

Congrats....fabulous!!! #2685919

Nicole Kessel 4/25/2006 12:44:15 PM

Beautiful B&W! Congratulations! #2686006

Lorri Shank 4/25/2006 12:44:32 PM

The detail in this photo is superb. Amazing portrait, Janine. Congrats! #2686013

Jill Flynn 4/25/2006 4:07:19 PM

So sweet! A big congratulations on your finalist Janine! #2688489

Tamera S. Phillips 4/25/2006 7:18:30 PM

Congrats Janine! What an adorable shot. #2690085

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/25/2006 7:43:27 PM

Wonderful image of very sweet dog.
Congratulations on you finalist. #2690229

Dawn Leslie 4/25/2006 8:31:59 PM

Congratulations on this finalist! I have a shar-pei as well,great dog great image! #2690472

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/26/2006 12:51:00 AM

He is as cute as he can be - I love this shot! Congratulations on your finalist! #2691528

Sherry S. Boles 4/26/2006 2:30:05 PM

Congrats on this adorable pet portrait, Janine! #2694618

Lynn P. Foerster 4/27/2006 1:03:11 PM

I love this shot, Janine! What is the background that you used? He looks like a great dog! #2698488

Janine White 4/27/2006 8:21:17 PM

Thanks so much everyone for your comments on this photo. It is one of my favourites from the photo session that I had with Benson months ago.

Lynn...the details of the shot are as follows -

Aperture Priority - f5.6
Focal Length - 120mm
ISO Rating - 100

The photo was taken outdoors in full shade (verandah of friends house) with a white sheet stuck to the wall behind. I sat Benson on a table that also had the sheet covering it. The table was about 6 to 7 feet from the wall so that the creases and wrinkles would not show on the final image...I hate ironing as it is and a sheet I was just not going to attempt, lol.
The lighting was just the available light - no flash used.

Original colour image is in my gallery...I like the B&W version just as much.

Janine. #2699866

William C. Raco 4/28/2006 2:28:14 PM

This is wonderful, Janine
Beautiful pup and photo

Bill #2702624

Revonda L. Gentry 4/28/2006 5:10:29 PM

Adorable, wonderful photo! Congratulations, Janine!! #2703329

Evy Johansen 4/28/2006 6:34:15 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved win, Janine! #2703608

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/28/2006 10:27:25 PM

How precious!! Congratulations on your win! #2704087

Piotr M. Organa 4/30/2006 10:01:58 AM

Congrats, Janine! Gorgeous shot!
Hi, Benson! :-o) #2708963

Janine White 4/30/2006 7:23:45 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments on this. Really appreciated them all.

Janine. #2710054

Sylvia Rossler 4/30/2006 9:00:43 PM

What a lovely sugar face !! Big congrats on your very deserved winner Janine !! #2710302

Cathy M. Gromball 5/2/2006 9:23:03 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Janine! Benson is so adorable!

Cathy :) #2716452

Skyy McKendry 5/7/2006 12:05:33 PM

Wonderful atmospheric lighting. Completely stunning! #2735011

Joan Kocak 11/29/2007 3:37:54 AM

oh my Janine! this is a favorite for me, so lovely~ #5146130

Patrick Campbell 2/24/2008 8:00:22 AM

Congrats on your win, Janine, I love the texture of his fur and the framing you chose. #5543832

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Aperture priority - f5.6
Lens - 80 - 210mm @ 120mm
Lighting - natural light - full shade

Black and white version of a previous upload.
"Benson" is a friends dog - he is now fully grown but still adorable.

Uploaded on 3/31/2006 9:27:09 PM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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