Dogs Are Always Themselves: West Vancouver, BC

category: Dogs • 1 min read

dog wondering

Dog wondering what these weird noises are

Dogs do not pretend to be something that they are not. They do not try to control their images. In front of cameras, people become stiff because they concentrate on what they should look on camera. Dogs do not pretend to be something else. They are what they are.

Often dogs are ‘funny’ in what they do and how they do it. This dog was trying to figure out what was this weird noise that I did, while she was still running for the ball.

I have 2 noises:

  1. The camera with its ‘clonks’ for when the mirror slaps up and down with the shutter opening and closing.
  2. Me, making my Daffy duck impression. I quack! Most dogs are startled until they eventually ignores me.I usually have about 3 tries with my quacking, then it’s time for my harmonica, then…


Camera: Canon 7D ISO 1000 and 1/250s
Lens: Canon 70-200 f/4L IS @180mm and f/7.1
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