Sparemom's post about taking a picture of her pup's new collar----reminded me of this "how-to" article. Apologies if you've seen it a million times before.She tried to get a close up, but, I'm not interested in being still.
How To Photograph Your New Puppy
(originally published in The Retriever Field Trial News in the early 1980's)
1. Remove film from box and load camera.
2. Remove film box from puppy's mouth and throw in trash
3. Remove puppy from trash and brush coffee grounds from muzzle.
4. Choose a suitable background for photo
5. Mount camera on tripod and focus.
6. Find puppy and take dirty sock from mouth.
7. Place puppy in pre-focused spot and return to camera.
8. Forget about spot and crawl after puppy on knees.
9. Focus with one hand and fend off puppy with other hand.
10. Get tissue and clean nose print from lens.
11. Put cat outside and put peroxide on the scratch on puppy's nose.
12. Put magazines back on coffee table.
13. Try to get puppy's attention by squeaking toy over your head.
14. Replace your glasses and check camera for damage.
15. Jump up in time to grab puppy by scruff of neck and say, 'No, outside! No, outside!'
16. Call spouse to clean up mess.
17. Fix yourself a stiff drink.
18. Sit back in Lazy Boy with drink and resolve to teach puppy 'sit' and 'stay' the first thing in the morning.
;D Love this one.
Love it! Thanks!
Wish I would have read this before hand, then I wouldn't have been so agitated that I didn't get the" perfect" picture! Here I was thinking it could be possible!!!
that is too funny! I have never seen it before and it is great!
Hahahaha! I have another:
-Only take pictures of puppy when s/he is sleeping. ;D
;D So true.