Uploaded: November 23, 2011 22:25:31


I was walking along a canal area taking pictures of wildlife and such. I was shooting away from the fenced houses taking a pic of a bird and this guy EXPLODED behind me. Scared the HOLY HECK out of me but I was not going to leave without getting in a shot. Then I scrammed!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 23, 2011

Awesome full frame portrait Allen! #1425355

Bill Johnson November 24, 2011

Allen, Great capture with strong eyes. #9828132

Michelle Alton November 24, 2011

Had the SAME experience walking along our local canal this week. Didn't have the calmness to photograph him.

Probably he just wanted to be cuddled, right? He's a beautiful pit bull. #9828291

John Connolly November 24, 2011

There is a book full of body language in that expression Allen! A great portrait of this protective animal! #9828790

Patrick Rouzes November 24, 2011

I commend you for capturing this image, Allen! You title says it all, my friend! You captured "the look" perfectly, for sure! #9829156

Jill Odice level-classic November 25, 2011

Looks like you survived the "Look", glad that's all he did :-) You managed to get a great portrait of him, now take it to the dog warden and report him for being off his leash ! #9829960

Mitch Spence level-classic November 25, 2011

Whooo, would have scared the stuffing right out of me too, Allen. That's a great shot. I applaud you for your fortitude and for this image. #9830049

Robert K. Bemus level-classic November 27, 2011

Awesome comp and portrait, Allen!! I'll bet he chewed that hole in the fence. #9834267

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 27, 2011

Wonderful capture!
Thank you for visiting my gallery while I was away, Allen! #9834415

Jill Odice level-classic December 14, 2011

Now that is a winning face if I ever saw one. :-) Congrats on your finalist! #9865964

Bill Johnson December 14, 2011

Congrats on your selection as finalist. #9866261

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 14, 2011

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Allen!

jo ann c. #9867293

Mitch Spence level-classic December 15, 2011

Yep, yep, (or, yap, yap?) had to be a finalist. Congrats, Allen. #9869198

Tiia Vissak December 15, 2011

Congratulations! #9870408

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 16, 2011

Your persistence paid off Allen! Congrats on your "confrontational" finalist! :-) #9870536

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe December 16, 2011

Wow! I don't know if I would have stuck around to take the shot, Allen! Congrats on this awesome Finalist and good luck in the next round! #9870970

Merna L. Nobile December 16, 2011

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile

Nadia Paul December 16, 2011

You are braver that me Allen - fantastic capture - congrats on your finalist! #9873131

Husain Akhtar December 17, 2011

Excellent timing and capture - congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #9874301

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