A "Tail" to Tell

© Michael S. Lazarus

A "Tail" to Tell

Uploaded: April 14, 2008


f/11.0, 1/200, 18-200mmVR@130mm, DSC_12066, 8:01AM, ISO200

This is a Labrador "Waterdog" that the owner (who I met out on Miam"s South Beach while we were both standing at the shoreline marveling at a developing waterspout just offshore) explained to me is a distinct breed of which I was not aware. Here, with tennis ball in mouth, he was happily awaiting his owner's return from a little swim. Edits done with Apple's iPhoto. Enjoy!

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 130.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 14, 2008

Cute picture, Michael! #900441

Eivor Kuchta April 14, 2008

Great capture, Michael! The light is wonderful, the image well composed. I like the water drops from his tail. From the motion blur of his tail, and the directions of the water drops, you can see he's wagging his tail, excited about something out there. That gives more life to the image. Good job! #5785534

Melissa G. Meiselman April 14, 2008

This is a wonderful capture of this beautiful lab taken with fine detail...those drops from her tail are amazing..great lighting and fantastic composition, Michael!! #5786234

Michael S. Lazarus April 17, 2008

Thank you for your comments Shelly, Eivor, and Melissa. I feel happy as this lab when I get comments; minus the drool :-) #5800063

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