Soaking Up The Sun

© R. J. Laudenbacher

Soaking Up The Sun

Gord MacEachern October 21, 2011

They know the good places to lay down. Wonderful image Becky great POV!!! #1416992

Alan L. Borror October 21, 2011

What a superb POV and composition, RJ! Great capture! #9751817

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 21, 2011

Wonderful perspective and capture of her!! #9751850

Douglas Pignet October 21, 2011

kewl comp & pov here ..well done #9751984

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 21, 2011

Hi R.J.Looks like a winner.Stunning treatment and beautiful lighting!!!! #9752001

Julie Burnett October 21, 2011

A very creative pov, just a wonderful job capturing this, Becky!! #9752006

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 21, 2011

I would love to learn to photograph animals. I have trouble with eyes.....Beautiful dog, colors, lighting and reflections. #9752062

Mary Timman October 21, 2011

She is so beautiful and love the reflection you captured of her. Fabulous light and wish my floors were that clean and shiny! #9752081

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 21, 2011

This is sooo cute! They always find a patch of sunshine to settle down on! #9752082

Terry Cervi level-classic October 21, 2011

When I saw the thumb I thought this was a picture of a lion and here it is old Abbers! LOL! A beautiful shot of your girl, Doris! Love the reflection in the floor too! #9752168

Avril Young October 21, 2011

so beautiful, lovely lighting ...such beautiful eyes... #9752190

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic October 21, 2011

How could I NOT fave Abbers, Becky. She's just enjoying herself. Just too precious. Gorgeous POV amd light. Love it. #9752235

Danny B. Head level-deluxe October 21, 2011

She is such a pretty girl! Your lighting is perfect. This really makes me have second thoughts of leaving my pups this week. #9752327

Jack Gaskin October 21, 2011


Oh how they love laying in the sun through the window. Used to move down the center hall of our ranch and catch the light through the bedroom windows as the day went on.

Jack #9752467

Mike Clime October 21, 2011

Excellent capture and beautiful light, Becky! #9752602

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 21, 2011

You got low for this one Becky. Wonderful light and details. It's that time of year with cold temps where I'll follow the sun too. #9752917

Nadia Paul October 21, 2011

Gorgeous portrait with wonderful POV and lighting RJ! #9753663

Bill Johnson level-deluxe October 22, 2011

Becky, Great POV, lighting, and overall capture. #9753996

Ray Thoms October 22, 2011

WOnderful image Becky....give her a big hug as I just lost my buddy.... #9755124

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 23, 2011

wonderful love pod, adorable capture!!! #9755816

Rona L. Schwarz October 23, 2011

Sensational capture of your beautiful Golden, Becky! The lighting is superb and I love your POV and reflection, too! #9757777

Renata Gusciora October 24, 2011

Love it!Awesome light,excellent color and outstanding pov,R.J.!Incredible capture! #9758553

Mariann Kovats level-classic October 27, 2011

Gorgeous lighting and capture, Becky! She is beautiful herself! #9767571

Karen Celella level-deluxe November 02, 2011

Wonderful work in creating a warm, comfy portrait, Becky. #9778856

Pat Abbott level-classic November 16, 2011

Such a lovely portrait. Congrats on your finalist! #9808580

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 16, 2011

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #9808683

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Congratulations on this intimate portrait! Beautiful finalist, Becky! #9808758

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 16, 2011

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, RJ, and good luck in the next round! #9808806

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Congrats on an outstanding finalist, Becky. #9808890

Bill Johnson level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Becky, Congrats on your awesome finalist! #9808919

Terry Cervi level-classic November 16, 2011

Congrats to you and Abbers for your beautiful finalist, Doris!! She sure deserves an extra treat tonight!! LOL! #9809119

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 16, 2011

A big congratulations my friend.WTG RJ!!!! #9809255

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 16, 2011

A big Wow, Becky! Congratulations! #9809658

Danny B. Head level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Good to see Abby with a finalist! Congrats! #9809670

Mary Timman November 16, 2011

I love this one...Congratulations on your fabulous finalist! Good Luck in the next round Becky! #9809758

Dayna Cain level-classic November 16, 2011

Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist! #9809786

Phyllis H. Burchett November 16, 2011

Fabulous Becky, congrats! #9809804

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic November 16, 2011

Fantastic capture and big congrats - Well deserved.
JP #9809989

Avril Young November 16, 2011

congrats on this awesome finalist...this is a winner.. #9809995

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Oh, I just love this one; congrats Becky! #9810139

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Oh, this just makes me smile, Ms. B...She looks so comfortable all stretched out in her patch of sun - Wonderful technicals on your part capturing her so superbly! Huge congrats - Looking forward to seeing your beautiful Ms. Abbers once again!!!!!! #9810390

Carol Eade level-addict November 16, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Becky! #9810595

November 16, 2011

Great use of light. #9810638

Renee Doyle level-classic November 16, 2011

Great low pov and lighting Becky!! Congratulations! #9810676

Rona L. Schwarz November 16, 2011

I knew we'd see Ms Abbers again, Becky! This is such a sensational capture with marvelous lighting. Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist that I'm sure we will see again! #9811014

Patti Coblentz November 16, 2011

The light is incredible in this, Becky...and your little Abbers looks adorable! Congratulations on your finalist! #9811099

Mariann Kovats level-classic November 16, 2011

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Becky! #9811299

Sherran Andersen level-classic November 16, 2011

Abbey is such a good model. Congrats. #9811409

Debbie Bray November 16, 2011

She is one famous dog, Becky!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #9811550

Nadia Paul November 17, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful finalist RJ! #9811863

Gord MacEachern November 17, 2011

Big congrats on your well deserved finalist Becky, good luck next round!! #9812034

Julie Burnett November 17, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Becky!! #9812232

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome finalist

jo ann c. #9812932

Jessica Jenney November 17, 2011

Congratulations, Becky on your fabulous finalist! #9813417

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Great capture for this win, RJ! #9813913

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 17, 2011

beautiful winner, congratulations Becky!!! #9813932

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 17, 2011

Congrats on winning Gold. RJ! #9813975

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Abber's needs a doggie treat! :) :) Bestest and warmest congratulations, LM - a wonderful Gold Winner!!! #9814041

Terry Cervi level-classic November 17, 2011

WooHooooooo, Doris and Abbey!! A big congrats on your gold! It's well deserved!! #9814054

Mariann Kovats level-classic November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome win, Becky! Beautiful lighting and capture! #9814055

Julie Burnett November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your Gold Win, Becky, AWESOME!! #9814062

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira November 17, 2011

I just love this. As one who loves our canines ( Have a Portie, and had Labs for years) I so can appreciate this beautiful capture, expression and reflection...beautiful light! Congrats Becky!!! Gold for Gold!! #9814079

Daniella Puente November 17, 2011

Congrats on this lovely winner! #9814090

Ruth Grimm November 17, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful win, Becky!! WTG, girl!! #9814112

Patti Coblentz November 17, 2011

Big congratulations on this fantastic winner, you AND your adorable pooch :)) #9814143

Lyn Darlington November 17, 2011

Congrats on your gold win! Great capture! #9814238

Anita Hogue November 17, 2011

Congratulations on this fabulous winner, Becky! This friend of yours has given you some fantastic gold awards! I guess she needs a big hug!


Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 17, 2011

No surprise here, Becky. Simply outstanding... in every way. Huge congrats on this wonderful GOLD. #9814365

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Huge Congrats on a fab winner, Becky!!! #9814376

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 17, 2011

So sweet, congrats on your winner #9814408

Ken Smith level-classic November 17, 2011

Awesome, Becky. Congrats on bringing home the gold!! #9814520

Avril Young November 17, 2011

congrats Becky, I knew this would be a winner!!!! #9814525

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful winner, Becky. #9814548

Gerri R. Jones November 17, 2011

What a great model she is...a beautiful portrait in wonderful light...congratulations on your excellent winner, Becky! #9814591

Karen Slagle November 17, 2011

The subject and lighting make this image, RJ. I'm so happy to see it among the winning images. I love low key photos. #9814659

Mary K. Robison November 17, 2011

Lovely capture of a lovely dog... excellent pov and composition.
A well deserved Second Place Gold Winner! CONGRATULATIONS to you, Becky! #9814662

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 17, 2011

Thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments and to the judge for your comments and the pick. I can't express my gratitude enough. Abbers has been getting her favorite treat tonight....Good 'n Plenty :) ....which she is simply crazy over. #9814776

Amy M. Wilson November 17, 2011

Well, she deserves a treat and so do you!!! Big congrats on this fabulous capture and Gold winner... love it, Becky!!! #9814798

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 17, 2011

Sensational lighting! Congratulations on your win! #9814829

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Big Congratulations on this awesome Gold 2nd Place Winner R. J. ... fantastic!!!

jo ann c. #9814874

Carol Eade level-addict November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your terrific Gold, Becky! #9814922

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 17, 2011

Oh Becky, she is gorgeous and you did such a fantastic job of capturing and presenting her beauty! Congratulations on your win, you both deserved it! :-) #9815537

Renee Doyle level-classic November 18, 2011

Excellent!!! BIG Congratulations on this wonderful winner Becky!! #9815693

Alan L. Borror November 18, 2011

Glad to see this in the winner's circle, RJ! #9815746

Michelle Alton November 18, 2011

What a brilliant winner. Gold looks good on it! Congratulations, Becky. #9815789

Danny B. Head level-deluxe November 18, 2011

Abby look good in "gold"! Congrats! #9815865

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe November 18, 2011

Wonderful to see this with the Gold, Becky! #9815888

Stephen Zacker November 18, 2011

Wonderful. Congratulations #9816504

Phyllis H. Burchett November 18, 2011

Congrats Becky on this simply wonderful winner!!! #9816668

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 18, 2011

Right where it belongs- WINNER"S circle! Congratulations, RJ! #9816755

Karen Celella level-deluxe November 18, 2011

Oh Becky, I'm so thrilled to see another gold award winner in your amazing gallery! Huge congratulations to you and your adorable pup! #9816888

Christine Czernin level-classic November 18, 2011

What a beautiful shot, beautiful light and the reflection on the floor is the icing on the cake.
Big congratulation on this win, Becky. #9817000

David M. Montero November 18, 2011

Outstanding capture and POV. Congratulations on scoring gold Becky. Well deserved. #9817010

Clyde P. Smith November 18, 2011

Wow RJ Stunning work! Congratulations #9817125

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 18, 2011

WTG, RJ, on your lovely winner!!!
~♥~Lisa #9817958

Merna L. Nobile November 18, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

Rona L. Schwarz November 18, 2011

I knew we'd see Ms.Abbers again, Becky! It's just such a sensational capture! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BRILLIANT GOLD MEDAL WIN! #9818085

Gina Cormier level-classic November 19, 2011

Love it!!!!! So beautiful!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!! #9818903

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic November 19, 2011

Another great image! Congrats on your win and congrats to your wonderful model as well #9818985

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 19, 2011

Beautiful light and composition, R.J. Congratulations on your WIN! #9818998

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 19, 2011

I am ever so grateful for each of you taking the time to leave a comment. I get such inspiration from each and everyone of them. Thank you all so much! #9819642

Patricia Seidler November 20, 2011

Fabulous winner RJ. Congratulations! #9820663

Mary Timman November 20, 2011

Oh, so happy this made the winners list! Love it. Congratulations RJ. #9821662

Michael G. Marshall November 20, 2011

Wonderful winning image, RJ! Congratulations! Michael #9821827

Nadia Paul November 24, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful winner RJ! #9828164

Diane Underwood November 28, 2011

Wow... a deserving winner.. I love the lighting and the expression on this very warm and cozy position of your dog.
There is a wonderfully warm feel to this photo. I love it. :) #9835565

SaMi Martin December 14, 2011

Love it! Congrats RJ! #9866707

Maria Coulson December 15, 2011

Beckey, this is so adorable! Congratulations -- a bit late, I am catchin up. #9870283

Amy Weiss January 04, 2013

This has everything, RJ! Love the expression, the POV, the reflection. So happy to have found your portfolio. Beautiful work! :) #10498497

mary e. sydlewski August 24, 2014

Goldens are an amazing breed. Awesome capture. #11114979

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f/14, 1/1250 sec., -5 EV, ISO 1600, 18mm focal length, 18-200mm lens. Taken in the direct sunlight but under exposed to darken the room around her.

Uploaded on October 21, 2011 All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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