Hazards of Dog Photography

As our official photographer, Hu-Dad is well aware of the hazards of dog photography. Periodically, we like to remind him of the dangers.

The chase is on.

The chase is on!

Hu-Dad sat on the steps of the deck and took some photos of us around the yard. When the inevitable game of chase broke out, the camera was taking pictures in a rapid burst.

The chaser and the chasee have switched!

The chaser and the chasee have switched!

After a couple of loops around the yard, Hu-Dad was really thrilled with the head on shots and kept the camera clicking away.

Frankie trying to maneuver the curve.

Frankie trying to maneuver the curve.

The funny thing about looking through the view finder is that you can lose track of how far your lens is zoomed. Or, more importantly, is no longer zoomed.

I can fit - watch.

I can fit – watch.

At the opening of this story, we mentioned that Hu-Dad was sitting on the steps leading up to our deck. Those steps are just wide enough for a person to sit there and a dog to get by. Just. Unfortunately, it is not wide enough for a sitting human and TWO dogs.

Not a passing zone - hazards of dog photography

Which means this is not a passing zone.

The remainder of the pictures are just extreme close-ups of dog fur.


  1. Rebekah on December 1, 2015 at 9:40 pm

    Love the action shots!

  2. Laura Yager on November 30, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Sounds like Hu-dad might need to widen the stairs to the deck. I think the photos turned out well. It’s hard to photograph moving targets; especially fast furry targets!

  3. rottrover on November 29, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    Well, in a similar moment, Angels Bart and Gizmo mowed mom down and she broke her wrist!! OLD peeps! SHEESH!!

    -Ruby and Otto

  4. Mom, Ice 'n Ebby on November 29, 2015 at 3:55 am

    Mom, Ice ‘n Ebby all want to know what’s wrong with extreme close-ups of “Siber Fur”?

  5. Lauren Miller (ZoePhee) on November 29, 2015 at 3:23 am

    LOL! That’s too funny! At least Hu-Dad was sitting down and didn’t end up landing on the ground! I’ve had some close calls with almost being knocked over by zooming pups! 😀

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