Challenges Of A Group Shot

Even when we are all walking together on leashes, the Hu-Dad has quite the challenge getting an acceptable group shot to share.

Landon and Frankie - Two of Five
Landon and Frankie – Two of Five

Hu-Dad says trying to get all of us in frame at the same time for a photograph is a feat (or, shall we say, many, many feet). He can capture a photo from behind of the five of us walking down a trail, but then all you see are fluffy tails (which is all Hu-Dad sees, too).

Typhoon, Landon and Cheoah - Three of Five
Typhoon, Landon and Cheoah – Three of Five

So during a break in our walk yesterday, Hu-Dad kept trying to get a single photo of all five of us. The only successful one is the last photo in today’s post. Which is “successful” only in the sense that all five of us are in it.

A group shot of all five of us - technically.
A group shot of all five of us – technically.


  1. 24 Paws of Love on February 20, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    Oh, that’s a toughy! I thought 4 dogs at once, trying to get them to sit in the backyard was difficult enough. I can’t imagine taking their pictures while being walked! A for effort.

  2. Terry (+Rory) on February 20, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    TOTALLY UNDERSTAND… It’s nearly impossible to get 1 Sibe to sit still for a pic!!!
    She ALWAYS seems to know when the “click” is coming,and THAT’S right when she moves. Looks like Roscoe wins the “Hammy Award!!!” Actually,I don’t know how you hang onto 5 Huskies,never mind trying to fiddle with the camera,too!

  3. chris on February 20, 2019 at 10:11 am

    I like that Cheoah has a harness on. We learned a long time ago that harnesses were better for our pullers so that we were not hurting their necks. But we also use a chiropractor too. The same one treats my husband as well as the dogs.

    • The Thundering Herd on February 20, 2019 at 4:07 pm

      As Miss Cheesy’s arthritis has become more challenging, we switched over to a harness for better comfort. And (don’t tell her this) the handle on the back allows Hu-Dad to assist her going up and down steps.

  4. Lori & Izzy Belle Bear on February 20, 2019 at 8:36 am

    Awesome effort Hu-dad! Well done getting a piece of each herd member in one frame!!!

  5. Sea Wolf on February 20, 2019 at 8:20 am

    when pups are tired, have one person hold all the leashes and stand still. Party two takes the camera and stands 10ft in front with a treat or two. Take pictures of focused huskies. If you’re quick, it might work.

    • The Thundering Herd on February 20, 2019 at 8:45 am

      That reminds us of the creation of our header the last few times. Hu-Dad runs backward through the snow while taking photos of the dogs coming toward him. It only takes a few hundred photographs (and numerous falls into the snow by Hu-Dad followed by a Siberian pile up). And everyone wonders why we are so slow changing the header.

  6. Debbie Hallenbeck on February 20, 2019 at 7:26 am

    And the “Picture of the Year” goes to Hu-Dad!! An impossible task of getting 5 Huskies in one photo.

  7. Jean Burkhardt on February 20, 2019 at 5:25 am

    I am surprised you are able to do as well as you did Hu-Dad getting ALL 5 of them in the photo!!! NOT easy!

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