Miss Molly!

Michelle L. Frick Student 5/25/2008 3:34:23 PM

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? #928757

James N. Carpenter 5/25/2008 4:02:13 PM

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 #5976210

James N. Carpenter 5/25/2008 4:05:10 PM

I also think your title fits better for this shot. So away I go to change it. Thanks Shell. James #5976213

Anita N. Hogue 5/25/2008 6:14:39 PM

Gorgeous portrait of your Molly, James! Fabulous detail! #5976531

James N. Carpenter 5/25/2008 6:16:11 PM

Thank you Anita. Your comments mean alot. Thanks for taking the time. James #5976536

Sam Britt 5/25/2008 6:43:37 PM

Beautiful dog portrait, James. Great lighting. #5976613

James N. Carpenter 5/25/2008 6:48:12 PM

Thank you so much Sam. James #5976633

Amber J. Skene 5/25/2008 9:33:54 PM

So cute!! Adorable dog. Love how the black bg is seperated. Wonderful color, lighting, and clarity. #5977136

James N. Carpenter 5/25/2008 9:57:31 PM

Thank you Amber, I really appreciate your kind words. James #5977185

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2008 10:33:43 PM

GORGEOUS animal and capture!!! #5977298

Evy Johansen 5/25/2008 11:27:31 PM

Beautiful dog and so well captured, James!! #5977412

James N. Carpenter 5/26/2008 4:42:55 AM

Thank you Stefania and Evy, I appreciate you stopping by. James #5977982

Nadine A. Lewis 5/26/2008 12:15:18 PM

EXCELLENT doggie portrait, James!!! LOVE the lighting and shadows!!! <>< #5979659

James N. Carpenter 5/27/2008 2:32:11 PM

Thank you Nadine, your kind words mean a great deal. James #5984981

Amy E. Schneider 5/27/2008 7:24:01 PM

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. #5986060

Deon 5/28/2008 9:59:23 AM

James this is one of the best pet portraits I have ever seen. Awesome lighting and pose. Excellent work. #5988461

April Riggs 5/28/2008 10:29:38 AM

So cute! #5988597

James N. Carpenter 5/31/2008 6:01:45 AM

Amy, Deon and April. Thank you all so much. No Amy I haven't, just being lazy. Thanks again. James #6000631

Jen M 5/31/2008 2:14:33 PM

Cute doggy portrait! #6001860

James N. Carpenter 5/31/2008 4:22:23 PM

Thank you Jen. James #6002211

Lynn Haack 6/7/2008 8:45:58 PM

Such a dignified look...and what an outstanding portrait of this beautiful dog!! Lynn #6032129

Tiia Vissak 6/8/2008 8:49:23 AM

a beautiful portrait! #6033673

James N. Carpenter 6/8/2008 9:41:19 AM

Thank you Lynn and Tiia for stopping by and taking the time to comment. Your words of encouragement mean alot. James #6033920

Bill Knaps 6/8/2008 7:01:54 PM

Beautiful portrait James. Congrats on the well deserved Ep. Bill #6035415

James N. Carpenter 6/8/2008 8:11:38 PM

Thanks Bill, I appreciate your kind words. James #6035679

Christian Rosito 6/8/2008 8:37:43 PM

This is an amazing pet portrait, excellent capture James! #6035759

William C. Raco 6/8/2008 8:40:32 PM

What a beautiful pup portrait
Excellent light and color, James
#6035771

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/8/2008 8:44:24 PM

Wonderful portrait with great lighting, color and details. #6035790

Sue McLeod 6/8/2008 9:22:06 PM

WOW James! This is a wonderful portrait! Love the lighting & well, just everything (including Miss Molly)! :) #6035990

James N. Carpenter 6/8/2008 9:49:32 PM

Christian, Willian, Vladen and Sue. Thank you all for your super comments. I appreciate you taking the time. Means alot. James #6036082

Susie Peek-Swint 6/10/2008 2:50:37 AM

Miss Molly is beautiful James ~ lovely portrait with good colour balance ~ great shot! #6041384

James N. Carpenter 6/14/2008 12:06:03 PM

Thank you Susie, Your comments mean the world to me. You have a tremendous talent. Thanks again. James #6060050

Inge S. Lasmana 6/19/2008 9:03:34 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, James! #6078391

Christian Rosito 6/19/2008 9:05:33 AM

Congratulations James, a beauty! #6078412

Sharon F. Morris 6/19/2008 9:14:39 AM

Beautiful image and dog. Congrats James on your finalist. #6078523

Tiia Vissak 6/19/2008 9:23:46 AM

Congratulations! #6078626

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 10:25:14 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, James!!! This dog is really beautiful!! #6079403

Michelle L. Frick 6/19/2008 10:34:54 AM

Good golly Miss Molly has done it again! Congratulations James!!! #6079516

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/19/2008 5:26:07 PM

Congratulations, James! Miss Molly is a beautiful finalist!

Debby #6081753

Deb Koskovich 6/19/2008 5:26:58 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, James. #6081760

Sam Britt 6/19/2008 6:55:21 PM

Congratulations, James! #6082076

Amy E. Schneider 6/19/2008 7:12:24 PM

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:) #6082163

Colleen Farrell 6/19/2008 8:21:17 PM

Fabulous portrait, James! Congratulations on your finalist! #6082493

Amber J. Skene 6/19/2008 8:40:36 PM

Congrats! A well deserved finalist! #6082595

Stefania Barbier 6/19/2008 10:12:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL FINALIST #6082861

Judy V. Kennamer 6/20/2008 5:42:48 AM

Totally gorgeous!!!! A big CONGRATS on your Finalist! #6084075

James N. Carpenter 6/20/2008 8:09:38 AM

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 #6084788

Candy Avera 6/20/2008 9:10:17 AM

This is just wonderful!! Congratulations. #6085050

Erica Murphy 6/20/2008 10:06:44 AM

Congratulations James!! Miss Molly is a beauty!! #6085341

James N. Carpenter 6/20/2008 11:54:24 AM

Thank you Candy and Erica for stopping by and commenting. I really appreciate it. James #6085634

Debbi Smirnoff 6/21/2008 2:36:36 PM

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 #6090925

Martie Last 6/21/2008 7:17:51 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved recognition for this fantastic dog portrait. I'm a FAN! #6091490

James N. Carpenter 6/22/2008 6:17:55 AM

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. #6092626

Debbi Smirnoff 6/22/2008 7:36:52 AM

Yes, Thanks so much!
Debbi #6092850

James N. Carpenter 6/22/2008 1:20:07 PM

Your quite welcome Debbi, if I can help you in any way don't hesitate to E-mail me. Cheers #6093742

Debbi Smirnoff 6/22/2008 1:47:35 PM

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

Thanks
Debbi #6093800

Michelle L. Frick 6/30/2008 11:42:42 PM

Go Molly! Go Molly! WTG James! You already know I love this (and all) shot of Molly! #6126913

Datha Y. Thompson 7/1/2008 4:57:00 PM

LOVE this James!!! BIG Congrats to you on your HM!!!!!!!! WTG :0) #6130124

James N. Carpenter 7/2/2008 2:12:16 PM

Thanks so much Shell and Datha. Very exciting. I appreciate you taking the time. James #6133328

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 7/14/2008 9:55:24 PM

WOW, Beautiful dog and FANTASTIC portrait!
HUGE congrats on your HM! #6180550

James N. Carpenter 7/15/2008 4:42:40 AM

Thank you Peaches, your kind words mean the world. Thanks for taking the time to stop by and comment. James #6181505

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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.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

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