© Carol Teal


Uploaded: August 24, 2008


This is a Chinese Crested taken today at Safety Harbor, FL during a 2-hour world-wide photowalk. The walk was initiated by Scott Kelby (who lives in the area and whom I actually met today). The rain from tropical storm Fay actually stayed away for our walk, but as you can see from this little dog's ears, the wind did not!

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 104.00 mm, Model: Olympus E-500


Paul E. Earl August 24, 2008

LOL! Very cute! Love it!! #985275

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Well, the weather was worth it, you have a winner here! This is just perfect! #6358314

Michelle Alton August 24, 2008

Very cool...the photo is absolutely WONDERFUL...and you got to do a walk with Scott! Didn't think he ever got home... #6358322

Anne M. Young August 24, 2008

This is soooo cute - love those ears! #6358335

Terri L. Scribner August 24, 2008

LOL!!! Wonderful capture! #6358345

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 24, 2008

Way too cute, Carol, lovely image and lighting.

Dominick #6358422

Tammy D. Ferren August 24, 2008

This is the greatest! What a capture...LOVE IT! #6358774

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Wow, the wind worked in your favor..this is priceless!
(I love the Scott Kelby books!) #6358795

Kate Baumgartner August 24, 2008

Adorable capture. Perfect dof. #6359062

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 24, 2008

LOL, SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE Carol, Love his ears flying in the wind!
HURRAY for you getting to meet Scott, I know Bob Hall is taking some of his classes. #6359558

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 24, 2008

What a brilliant portrait, Carol! #6360837

Ellen L. Zaslaw August 24, 2008

Canine elegance... we know who WE are. #6361543

Colleen Farrell August 24, 2008

Wow, Carol, what a fantastic capture!!! WTG! Did you get his person's address so you can send them this photo? I love it!

How cool that you met Scott Kelby! I WISH there had been a photowalk near me. Maybe next year there will be. :) #6361888

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 24, 2008

Wonderful capture Carol!!! He's gorgeous! #6361944

Pat Gamwell August 25, 2008

lolol:) Looks like me when I first wake up!!! Amazing shot...such perfect timing! Is Scott as funny in person as he is in his books? #6362839

Shirley Sicurello level-classic August 26, 2008

Great hair day! #6369735

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 01, 2008

What a cool photo, Carol. Love the stop action and the alert expression on this guy's face! I did the photo walk in Omaha, too -- hope you enjoyed yours as much as I did. Was this your favorite? I posted my favorite the next day, Aug 23. #6396930

Phil Stith September 02, 2008

What an adorable little critter, Carol. Superb pose well captured! #6401672

Michelle L. Frick September 02, 2008

Your animals shots always make me smile Carol! This is my favorite of yours from August. I hope to see it again! #6401816

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 15, 2008

Very cool Carol, this image makes me smile too!! Well done! #6459361

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 15, 2008

So dang cute! #6459429

Tiia Vissak September 22, 2008

Congratulations! #6488913

Elida Gutierrez September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489000

Phil Stith September 22, 2008

Best of luck in the next round, Carol! Hope this cute portrait is a winner! #6489147

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Great capture, Carol! Congratulations! #6489338

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 22, 2008

HUGE CONGRATS on your Finalist
Best of luck in the next round! #6491151

Nadya Johnson September 22, 2008

This is so great! Straight into my Favorites list! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Carol! #6491187

Sylvia Rossler September 22, 2008

Big congrats Carol :o) #6491511

Mitch Spence level-classic September 22, 2008

Congratulations to you, Carol. It's a great shot. #6491964

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic September 22, 2008

Congrats on your Finalist Carol!!!! Perfect capture of this little cutie! #6492419

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 22, 2008

WTG Carol, a cool finalist, congratulations! #6492461

Karen Slagle September 22, 2008

Love your finalist, Carol. Congrats.. #6492520

Anne M. Young September 22, 2008

Congratulations! love him #6492836

Michelle L. Frick September 22, 2008

Whoo hoo - I know how to pick 'em! Beautiful shot Carol. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round! #6492938

Shawn Jennings September 22, 2008

What a great capture, Carol! Congratulations on your finalist! #6493476

Sam Britt September 22, 2008

Congratulations, Carol!! #6493602

Amy JACKSON September 22, 2008

Congratulations, Carol!!! This one had to make it!! :) #6493643

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 22, 2008

too, too cute!
Congratulations on this awesome finalist Carol~
jo ann c. #6494035

Larry L. Redmon level-classic September 22, 2008

Priceless, Carol! #6494247

Patrick Rouzes September 22, 2008

Carol, congratulations on this amzing finalist!!! #6494503

Jojie F. Alcantara September 22, 2008

Congratulations, fellow finalist! This has got to be the most gorgeous looking Chinese Crested Cutie I've ever set my sights on, and I am a dog lover. So chic! #6494538

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Congratulations Carol! #6494642

frank w. degenhardt September 22, 2008

Carol- Congratulations. What a cute dog. Good luck in the next round. #6495014

Bill Knaps September 22, 2008

Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Carol. Bill #6495133

Renee Doyle level-classic September 22, 2008

So cute!! Congratulations Carol!! #6495240

Jennifer L. Alder September 22, 2008

LOL! Big congrats, Carol, on this cute finalist image :) #6495414

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 23, 2008

Sincere congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Carol! #6496495

Mary K. Robison September 23, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on this adorable finalist, Carol! Best of luck to you in the next round! #6496640

Carol Teal September 23, 2008

Thank you all so much for your kind comments! I truly appreciate all of you!

Michelle A., Scott did a walk in Dunedin but it was full so quickly I didn't have a chance to get in it. However, he did pay us a quick visit in Safety Harbor, which is where I am told he lives. He didn't go on the walk with us though; he probably wanted to hurry home and upload his photos from his walk.

Colleen, I didn't get the people's address. I offered them a business card to see the image on BP, but the man must have thought I was trying to sell him photos of his dog, so he said "That's ok, I have plenty of pictures of her" and then he hurried off!

Peaches, I didn't know Scott did classes too; I thought he just wrote books!

Michelle F, you certainly do! :)

Jojie, I love both dogs and cats...well really, most animals! I used to work as a veterinarian assistant and in animal control in my younger days! #6497320

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 23, 2008

Congrats Carol on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #6497520

Susan Fox September 23, 2008

Congratulations Carol! #6497922

Connie J. Bagot September 23, 2008

Congratulations Carol! I looked at this image often on the EFP page and it made me smile every time---beautiful image too! #6498318

Dianna Hauf September 23, 2008

Oh my goodness Carol! I had a good chuckle over this capture! It is SO DARNED PRECIOUS!!!!! LOVE the expression on 'his/her' face! This is a priceless capture with GREAT etail and clarity and lighting! It WILL BE a winner! I have no doubts! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #6500348

Pat Gamwell September 25, 2008

This is so totally awesome...surprised it didn't go Gold! LOVE it! Big congrats! #6513759

Colleen Farrell September 27, 2008

Me too-this should have gotten a gold. :) I'm so behind on congratulations and you didn't tell me how many finalists you got. ;) Anyway, Big, Belated congratulations on a most well-deserved finalist, Carol! #6522277

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe May 24, 2009

Great capture & at the perfect time! These are very unusual looking dogs, but this one is by far the cutiest one I have ever seen and you have captured it so wonderfully! Congrats as well!
Very well deserved! #7552428

Carol Teal May 25, 2009

A late thanks to all of you! I so appreciate your kind words; even when I don't have time to respond I always read all the comments. I hope I have more time this summer to keep up with BP and all of you!

And Elizabeth, they are such unusual looking dogs but the more you see them, I think they begin to grow on you. If you haven't seen Hotel for Dogs, you should watch it. I thought it was a cute movie and it had one of these (Romeo) and he was so cute that even Justin said he wouldn't mind having one! :) #7554237

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 31, 2009

Seriously cute and hilarious, too! This is so unique, Carol! LOVE IT!

Huge congrats to you on the finalist badge! :)

-Laura #7583077

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic July 21, 2010

LOL! I just love it!! Excellent capture!Instant favorite. #8778634

Carol Teal July 21, 2010

Laura and Wanda, a big thank you for your kind words! #8779350

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