Faux-tography Tip #3 - Prepare to Get Dirty

© Tess L. Yee

Faux-tography Tip #3 - Prepare to Get Dirty

Uploaded: March 26, 2010


Hello again. It's your ol' pal Faux, back with another friendly faux-tography tip. Prepare to get dirty when you're out shooting.

Exif: Model: NIKON D700


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 26, 2010

Great animal image, Tess.

Dominick #1252306

Tess L. Yee March 26, 2010

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 don’t KNOW hardship until they’ve spent half an hour crawling around on their arthritic knees in the dark mud of a coastal Carolina bog.

In other words, don’t wear your best pedal pushers (or cargo shorts, for you fella faux-to takers) when you’re out and about. You never know when your knees will end up.

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

Robert R. Goodman March 26, 2010

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

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 26, 2010

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

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 26, 2010

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

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 26, 2010

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

Cathy Barrows March 26, 2010

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

Margaret R. Barry March 26, 2010

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

Tess L. Yee March 26, 2010

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 March 26, 2010

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

Henry Miller March 26, 2010

Great capture and details,Tess!! #8482009

Jyri Vissak March 26, 2010

Wonderful portrait here! Well done. #8482047

Freddy Bland March 26, 2010

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

Jessica Jenney March 26, 2010

Adorable capture with terrific detail, Tess! #8482071

Douglas Pignet March 26, 2010

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

Graham Robards March 26, 2010

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

Monnie Ryan March 26, 2010

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

Hal Bambrick March 26, 2010

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

Karen Engelbreth March 26, 2010

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

Barbara Waldoch March 26, 2010

Beautiful model and capture, Tess! #8484493

Dick W. Wyatt March 27, 2010

Wonderful . #8486273

Carolyn Morgan March 27, 2010

Gorgeous Tess! #8488384

Maria A. Gonzalez March 28, 2010

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

Jean-Pierre Ducondi March 29, 2010

Outstanding Tess.
JP #8492804

Evy Johansen level-classic March 29, 2010

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

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 01, 2010

Wow! This is so cool, great clarity!

jo ann c.


Tess L. Yee April 02, 2010

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-classic April 02, 2010

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-classic April 05, 2010

Wonderful clarity Tess. #8513318

Dianna Murphy April 06, 2010

Wonderful Fuzz Butt image. Too cute. #8514942

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 08, 2010

beautiful capture! #8518721

Tess L. Yee April 08, 2010

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 April 08, 2010

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 April 13, 2010

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

Jean-Pierre Ducondi April 19, 2010

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

Debra R. Harder August 04, 2010

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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