Mine, No! It’s Mine, Vancouver, BC

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doberman trying to steal a frisbee

Doberman trying to steal a Frisbee

The rubber Frisbee was the Boxer’s Frisbee but the Doberman wanted it because the Boxer’s had it. But the Boxer wasn’t letting it go.

This Doberman was going after any toy from every other dog then dropping the toy after he ‘stole’ it.

It’s natural for dogs to try to steal other dog’s toys, aka possessions. “I’m the …


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Beagle Just Before Howling

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beagle just before howling

Beagle Just Before Howling

What’s the job of a Beagle?

  1. Its job is to find ‘it’.
  2. To tell you that s/he found it.

That’s a Beagle’s purpose in life. The next questions are:

  1. What did s/he find?
  2. How does s/he tell you?

S/he’ll find either another dog, or what s/he thinks that you are looking for something or another dog. Then …


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River: Vancouver, BC

category Dogs • hashtags Dog Photography, Canada, BC, Vancouver, B&W • 2 min read

dog walking on the vancouver seawall

This dog’s name is River

My usual way of working is:

  • I usually spot the people with dogs about 50 meters to 100 meters away. That’s around 50 to 100 yards away.
  • I make sure that my dog is on my left and the leash is around my wrist. I make the photos while walking with my own dog. I get my position, which background I want to …

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Another Hard Working Bulldog

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a hard working Bulldog sleeping

Bella: a very hard working Bulldog

Bella is a 6 month old Bulldog. She runs, she bites, she destroys, she plays for about half an hour, then it’s time for her to recharge her batteries.

She was already on the fake leather couch. She turned and fell asleep in less than 2 seconds. Like almost all Bulldogs, she snores in her sleep. I don’t mind when dogs snore …


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Frenchie v. Frisbee: Vancouver, BC

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frenchie running with huge frisbee

Frenchie Running With a Huge Frisbee

This French Bulldog, aka a Frenchie, was running after the Frisbee and picking it up to return it to his owner. He never tried to catch the Frisbee while the Frisbee was in the air. He was waiting for the Frisbee to reach the ground and to almost stop. Then, he picked up the Frisbee. He did that for the whole time I was …


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Running Sausage: Vancouver, BC

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Dachshund running

Dachshund running on the Vancouver Seawall

Sausages, aka the Dachshunds, are not known to be “running machines”. But many people go jogging around the Vancouver Seawall with their Dachshunds. This Dachshund is not even tired, no open mouth, no tongue dangling, no panting… From the location on the Vancouver Seawall, he must have run at least a kilometre (slightly more than ½ mile) because it’s on the water and …


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Photographing Black Dogs: Vancouver, BC

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one eyed black dog running

Photographing a Black Dog

Photographing black dogs is not simple nor easy.

  1. The camera wants everything to be gray. 18% gray to be more precise. So, according to the camera, the black dog would be gray. BTW, it’s the same with snow, the camera wants the snow to be gray and not white and bright.
  2. Black dogs are black (duh!). Black itself is not a colour, it is the …

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Before Noticing The Camera

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dog terrified of cameras

Dog Terrified Of Cameras

Steff is an old dog, she’s almost 14 years old. She’s very nice and pleasant if there is no camera.

All of her life, Steff has been terrified of cameras. As soon as she notices a camera, she starts shaking and tries to hide under something or behind somebody. Her owner had tried to take some photos with either her point and shoot camera …


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