Faux-tography Tip #3 - Prepare to Get Dirty

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Faux-tography Tip #3 - Prepare to Get Dirty

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 3/26/2010 5:47:08 AM

Great animal image, Tess.

Dominick #1252306

Tess L. Yee 3/26/2010 5:48:08 AM

Take the Psycho Nikon Nut Lady, for example. She gets to the park early in the morning, when the ground is still wet from the morning dew. Lucky for her, The Best Stump is right next to the sidewalk, so she has a (relatively) dry place to throw down her towel and set up for shooting the fuzzbutts.

Unlucky for her, The Best Stump is not MY favorite place. I like this stump much better. In fact, I like just about ANY place except The Best Stump. That means the PNNL has to roll around in the mud if she wants an up-close-and-personal shot of me, Pretty Faux. Celebrity-stalking paparazzi donít KNOW hardship until theyíve spent half an hour crawling around on their arthritic knees in the dark mud of a coastal Carolina bog.

In other words, donít wear your best pedal pushers (or cargo shorts, for you fella faux-to takers) when youíre out and about. You never know when your knees will end up.

Yeah, sheís a crazy one, that PNNL. But I think itís kind of cute the way she loves me so much.

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 3/26/2010 6:02:02 AM

Hi Tess,LOL!!Great capture indeed!!! #8481771

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 3/26/2010 6:12:57 AM

Outstanding details and capture, Tess. So cute. #8481809

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 3/26/2010 6:26:10 AM

Very cute, Tess. Wonderful detail and light. #8481865

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 3/26/2010 6:29:55 AM

Fantastic tones, detail, clarity, lighting, focus, dof, pose & comp here, Tess! Wonderful work, as always! WTG! #8481878

Cathy Barrows 3/26/2010 6:51:29 AM

cute...and don't forget bruises...i always get bruises when using the tripod #8481950

Margaret R. Barry 3/26/2010 6:52:10 AM

Fantastic comp., light and details, Tess! #8481952

Tess L. Yee 3/26/2010 7:05:05 AM

Thanks for the super kind comments Dominick, Bobby, Tammy, Mary Beth, Patrick, Cathy, and Margaret!

Tripod? What's that! (see? another reason why I don't use a tripod...I get enough bruises without one!) #8481978

Jack Ryan 3/26/2010 7:14:19 AM

Excellent detail and color...nicely composed...thanks for the advice. Well done. #8482000

Henry Miller 3/26/2010 7:16:38 AM

Great capture and details,Tess!! #8482009

Jyri Vissak 3/26/2010 7:32:12 AM

Wonderful portrait here! Well done. #8482047

Freddy Bland 3/26/2010 7:35:15 AM

Great capture, Tess!! He's a cutie!! #8482055

Jessica Jenney level-addict 3/26/2010 7:46:39 AM

Adorable capture with terrific detail, Tess! #8482071

Douglas Pignet 3/26/2010 8:11:24 AM

Kewl capture of this little guy and great clarity and colors. #8482123

Graham Robards level-addict 3/26/2010 8:20:36 AM

OMG I just love your gallery and you funny lines Tess, this is a wonderful shot! ~Pat #8482146

Monnie Ryan 3/26/2010 8:55:37 AM

Fantastic details, right down to the Faux paws, Tess! #8482203

Hal Bambrick 3/26/2010 12:53:36 PM

Very Cool Capture AND Story Tess!!!!. #8482544

Karen Engelbreth 3/26/2010 3:43:59 PM

Wonderful image and a great story, Tess... #8483920

Barbara Waldoch 3/26/2010 4:58:24 PM

Beautiful model and capture, Tess! #8484493

Dick W. Wyatt 3/27/2010 1:35:46 AM

Wonderful . #8486273

Douglas Perry 3/27/2010 7:06:17 AM

Very nice detail Tess. #8486896

Carolyn Morgan 3/27/2010 3:47:00 PM

Gorgeous Tess! #8488384

Maria A. Gonzalez 3/28/2010 6:58:25 AM

Beautiful portrait with excellent color,detail and a wonderful stort and photo tip..Excellent captured,Tess. #8489860

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-addict 3/29/2010 4:51:12 AM

Outstanding Tess.
JP #8492804

Evy Johansen level-addict 3/29/2010 9:21:35 PM

What a great shot, Tess!! Beautiful clarity and details!! #8496042

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/1/2010 12:44:20 PM

Wow! This is so cool, great clarity!

jo ann c.


Tess L. Yee 4/2/2010 3:46:17 AM

Thank you, everyone, for the really kind comments on Faux! Sorry to be so absent lately, but much to deal with out there...in the 'real' world!

Hope to be back soon! #8504360

Laura E. Swan level-addict 4/2/2010 4:42:51 PM

You are so fun and entertaining, Tess. If I ever come back as a kid, will you be my Mom? Bed time stories just didn't happen for me. :)


-Laura Photobucket #8506049

Sherran Andersen level-addict 4/5/2010 10:17:11 PM

Wonderful clarity Tess. #8513318

Dianna Murphy 4/6/2010 11:45:33 AM

Wonderful Fuzz Butt image. Too cute. #8514942

Stefania Barbier level-addict 4/8/2010 12:21:29 AM

beautiful capture! #8518721

Tess L. Yee level-addict 4/8/2010 6:15:59 AM

Thank you Laura, Sherran, Dianna, and Stefania for leaving such really kind comments!!

Sure, Laura...I've got a whole HEAD full of bedtime stories.

(some of them are even kid-friendly!) #8519544

Patricia A. Stalter level-addict 4/8/2010 8:12:27 AM

Certainly shouldn't wear high heels and a cocktail dress... I wish they made cargo pants with knee pads built in! #8519825

Glenn E. Traver level-addict 4/13/2010 6:36:04 PM

Very sharp with good light and a nice pose, well done Tess ~ GT #8533051

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-addict 4/19/2010 6:38:34 AM

Gorgeous profile image. Very sharp and beautiful tones.
JP #8548387

Debra R. Harder 8/4/2010 10:24:52 AM

Talk about a perfect squirrel image!! Love your detailed description of your fabulous shoot! This little fellow is definitely a STAR!! Fantastic...as always, Tess! Deb #8805961

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