The Living is Easy

© Connie L. Carpenter

The Living is Easy

Uploaded: July 04, 2003


ISO 50 at f8... open shade


Tracy L. Kolisnyk July 04, 2003

This is so beautiful Connie. Oh how I love black labs. :) #44059

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe May 26, 2019

What a classic, elegant dog image. Beautiful in every way. You should be very pleased with this one, Connie - well done! #133449

Jean Papo May 26, 2019

Yes, Connie, a classic beauty! Well done is right! #133458

May 26, 2019

very beautiful #133465

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Lying there like a monument, great shot! Is the dog's name Gershwin perhaps? ;-)
birdie #133487

Connie L. Carpenter May 26, 2019

Thank you for your very nice comments.. Tracy.. I love them, too. Thank you, Mary-Ella for that very nice compliment. Thanks, Jean and Sharon and Birdie... the dog's name is Sasha but she does have the soul of an artist. :o) #133504

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 26, 2019

How much better can these GET??? This is just the best!!! #133509

Colette M. Metcalf May 26, 2019

Just gorgoues!!! #133520

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic May 26, 2019

Very pretty composition and good depth in this one. #133534

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 26, 2019

Lovely shot, Connie. #133624

Shirley L. Carpenter May 26, 2019

Excellent Image Connie.......Looks like you have another winner on your hands........ #133629

Murry Grigsby May 26, 2019

Very nice, Connie. Great exposure again on this black beauty and wonderful design and use of B&W. #133660

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Another great photo of Sasha. I like this one a lot. So peaceful. Way to go, Connie! #133735

Evy Johansen level-classic July 05, 2003

Another great shot. Just beautiful! #134140

LJ Corliss level-classic July 05, 2003

Beautiful Sasha :)
What a wonderful model and photo. Nice work, Connie. #134147

Nobu Nagase July 06, 2003

You go, Connie, beautiful shot! Lighting is so special and creative. The outline of Sasha is beautiful. #134756

Darren K. Fisher level-classic July 19, 2003

Oh Connie this one is absolutly beautiful, I think this is my favorite of Sasha and that is hard to say with all the great images of her. I just love the lighting and her suroundings here. Excellent just excellent. A winner for sure. Way to go!!!!!!!! #146331

Murry Grigsby August 14, 2003

Congrats, Connie! #166116

Darren K. Fisher level-classic August 14, 2003

Im so glad to see this one here. Well then again im not suprised. Congrats to you young lady!!! #166206

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe August 14, 2003

Congratulations, Connie. I love this image of Sasha. Well deserved winner. Good luck! #166394

Dottie Shepherd August 14, 2003

Congrats, Connie!!!! #166435

LJ Corliss level-classic August 14, 2003

Congrats :) #166501

Charlene Bayerle August 14, 2003

Congratulations Connie!! #166617

Evy Johansen level-classic August 14, 2003

Congrats to you! Well derserved. #166728

Jean Papo August 14, 2003

Congratulations, Connie, on your beautiful photo and win with it!!! #166771

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 15, 2003

Congrats, Connie!!! #167150

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 15, 2003

Congrats, Connie. I think, this will win! #167812

Wolfgang Dolak August 15, 2003

Congratulations from Austria!!
birdie #167940

Bernard B. Travers August 15, 2003

Good work, Connie. Great win for you. YOU DESERVE IT, Lady. #168126

Elizabeth A. Zibas August 15, 2003

Very nicely done my friend. I particularly like the light on Sasha. I like the choice of black and white on this one too. Very peaceful. Congrats to you and Sasha. #168250

Connie L. Carpenter August 16, 2003

FIrst of all, thanks to everyone for your wonderful comments. They are much appreciated. I'd like to apologize for not being around too much last month. I have not been feeling well. I know I missed about a ga-zillion great images. I'll try to catch up with the finalists. Thanks, again. #169040

Ellen Peach level-classic August 16, 2003

Congratulations, Connie and Sasha....I missed a 'ga-zillion' shots last month too, hope you are feeling better and look forward to seeing your wonderful work again! #169193

August 25, 2003

Congratulations Connie, you can always count on Sasha to be a winner! Gorgeous shot! #178349

William C. Raco level-classic August 26, 2003

Simply stunning, Connie.
I just love this one.
Your dog photos are all artistic, emotive and beautiful.
Well done.

bill #178895

Mary E. Heinz August 29, 2005

Your work is wonderful. #1782709

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