Kathy Reeves level-addict 11/6/2006 2:46:14 AM

Oh how sad he looks!! Poor thing in a cage! Lovely image!! #552109

Kathy Radford level-addict 11/6/2006 3:32:04 AM

Oh, those sad eyes melt your heart. Wonderful capture Karen. Kathy in NH #3551246

Karen Damiani 11/6/2006 4:17:24 AM

Thank you Kathy and Kathy! he was a sad little guy :(

Sharon King 11/6/2006 4:47:10 AM

I just love this shot, it pulls at the heart. Wonderful effects too! #3551608

Donna M. Whipkey 11/6/2006 11:22:15 AM

So cute! Great crop & capture. #3553162

Janine Russell level-addict 11/6/2006 5:35:17 PM

Karen, cute capture; great composition, lighting and effects. #3554259

Pat and Graham . Robards level-addict 11/6/2006 8:24:42 PM

Gosh Karen, that plug in is great, wonderful effects. Such a sad capture, the little guy is pining, what he did to deserve to be put in a shelter. Did he find a home?


~Pat #3554815

Karen Damiani 11/6/2006 10:01:28 PM

Thank you Sharon, Donna, Janine and Pat for your kind comments. Yes he did find a home :) #3554946

Dr Silly 11/7/2006 5:39:21 AM

What a sad looking dog. Wonderful cropping. :O)

Karen Damiani 11/11/2006 4:39:22 AM

Thank you Dr S! He was sad for a while but cheered up greatly when he found a new home :) #3573074

Dianne M. Bolognani 11/14/2006 4:17:01 PM

I absolutely love this photo and how you preseted it!!! Good job. #3587303

Karen Damiani 11/15/2006 4:09:11 AM

Thank you so much Dianne for your nice comments! :) #3588705

Bill Wyatt 11/28/2006 4:06:36 AM

I love the effects applied here. Love the expression on his sad face too. #3641661

Pat and Graham . Robards 12/29/2006 9:06:26 AM

LOL, I KNEW you would get a finalist on this one!!! I did too with Teena, WHOO HOO for both of us.... Hip Hip Hooray! ~Pat #3751092

Janine Russell level-addict 12/29/2006 9:26:17 AM

Karen, congratulations on your finalist. #3751446

Barbara Waldoch 12/29/2006 5:47:53 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Karen! #3755820

Sharon King 12/29/2006 6:35:39 PM

I am so glad to see this one again, Congratulations! #3756133

Ray Clarke 12/30/2006 2:11:07 AM

Congratulations on this great finalist Karen (ac) #3758043

Karen Damiani 12/30/2006 4:46:14 AM

Wow! What a lovely surprise to get a finalist! Thank you so much for your congratulations Bill, Pat, Graham, Janine, Barbara, Sharon, Ray and Audrey! #3758386

Mitch Spence level-addict 12/30/2006 10:03:21 AM

This shot really makes a point, and beautifully so. Your heart can't help but go out to the pup--and wish you could take him out and scratch his ears. #3759925

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 12/30/2006 5:23:35 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761585

Pat and Graham . Robards 12/30/2006 9:37:35 PM

Way to go Karen, I have been championing for you! I knew you could do it with this one, such an honest caption, the expression and caption says it all! ~Pat #3762320

Ray Clarke 12/31/2006 1:56:27 AM

VERY well done Karen, I bet Pat will be thrilled too! Congratulations (audrey) #3762564

Karen Damiani 12/31/2006 2:01:58 AM

Thank you so much Mitch, Kay, Pat, Graham and Audrey :) I am thrilled with your comments as I have been working hard trying to capture emotion and stories. What a lovely pat on the back! #3762576

Janine Russell level-addict 12/31/2006 5:02:51 PM

Karen, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3764640

Cyn Valentine level-addict 12/31/2006 5:09:36 PM

Wonderful image..congratulations!!! #3764654

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 12/31/2006 9:04:09 PM

Congratulations on your win Karen!! #3765231

Dan Walters 12/31/2006 9:43:16 PM

Beautiful image! #3765348

Karen Damiani 1/3/2007 3:13:58 AM

Thank you so much Janine, Cyn, Donna and Dan! It is very encouraging to get some positive feedback :) #3774828

Colleen Farrell level-addict 1/3/2007 3:36:53 PM

What a sad, sad face! I love the way you've framed it so narrowly--it adds to the message of confinement and *longing* to get out! A beautiful, heart-wrenching portrait and a well-deserved winner. Congratulations! #3777463

Karen Damiani 1/4/2007 3:36:46 AM

Thank you Colleen! I really appreciate your comments as that was the effect I was after. It is so reinforcing to get such positive comments from so many people :) #3778863

Sherrye Nozaki 1/4/2007 4:59:09 PM

The photo broke my heart...the story made me smile:) Congratulations! #3781788

Karen Damiani 1/5/2007 4:00:10 AM

You're awesom Sherrye :) Thank you for your comments! #3783042

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 9/1/2009 6:39:49 PM

Well,I cried too....what a sweet face. I hope he is doing ok....Beautiful dog and image, Karen. #7908572

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