Wednesday, June 18, 2008

did you say carrot?


did you say carrot?, originally uploaded by gawdessness.

My oldest daughter's wire haired dachshund is almost impossible to take a picture of.
It isn't that she is camera shy like our malamute cross, no it is that she has two modes - constant motion or passed out asleep, so this was a lucky catch.
Shouting the word carrot, one of her favourite treats, actually caused her to look up at me and lick the air and her own face because she couldn't reach mine, in her excitement.
She has the sweetest disposition and I love the sand crusted on her nose.
I have rediscovered my 50mm, 1.8 lens - oh what a joy it is to use.

6 comments:

Sandie said...

:) really made me smile, I love her eyes!

from away said...

Cute!

I enjoy the 50mm 1.8, too.

Ampersand said...

this makes me smile too!

Karin said...

Adorable!

BrightStar said...

ha! Too funny. Love the tongue. Great composition -- I like how the doggie is just entering into the frame like that.

Moi said...

awwww!!! i have been dying to have one....i seriously think a family is incomplete without a dog.....donno when will mine be even close to being half-complete!

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