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barbaramillesrobinson March 14, 2016
Awesome point of view and composition!
 
JDLifeshots March 24, 2016
Beautiful capture! Voted Old & New.
 
JDLifeshots March 30, 2016
Voted Animals Up Close!
 
JDLifeshots April 12, 2016
Voted Getting Noticed!
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adavies April 19, 2016
Adorable capture Nicely done! Welcome to ViewBug! Looking forward to seeing more:)
 
martinrodgers April 28, 2016
Great capture the clarity and colour voted top choice. BTW many years ago I had a dog once (black & white mongrel) named Blue. Cheers for sharing.
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Eduardbetz May 06, 2016
Wonderful shot & title !
 
jburns8 May 16, 2016
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TrevJel May 20, 2016
Great shot Debbie, I love it.
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GigiJim08 May 29, 2016
Congratulations on your award!
 
JDLifeshots June 12, 2016
Voted Farm Animals!
 
tinyadanberrythomas October 27, 2016
Love the expression on the dogs face. It kind of says.. To eat or not to eat. That is the question!! Lol
 
peinturejaunephotography June 15, 2017
this is absolutely adorable :)
 
Neckbone August 08, 2017
Great shot!
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Fabulous capture

Chicken Licken



Watching the neighbour's dog sniff the new hatchling made me nervous indeed, but Blue was quite gentle with the chicken and was just checking out the new a...
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Watching the neighbour's dog sniff the new hatchling made me nervous indeed, but Blue was quite gentle with the chicken and was just checking out the new addition in their farmyard.
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Behind The Lens

Location
I took this image at my neighbour's house, in the henhouse. i was asked to come over and see the new hatchlings.
Time
It was later in the afternoon when I captured this shot.
Lighting
It was late afternoon, I didn't use a flash, I just had to make sure I had my ISO up.
Equipment
I used my SonyA99, without a flash.
Inspiration
Blue, the neighbour's dog, followed us into the henhouse, I was most nervous of him around the new chicks, but my neighbour re-assured me that he was gentle around them. In my mind, all I could see was that little chicken becoming his dinner, he was most infatuated by this one in particular! Hence the title "Chicken Licken!"
Editing
Yes, post processing included curves, some darkening and sharpening. The shot was sharp to start with.
In my camera bag
These days, I only carry my Sony a99 with my Tamron 28-300 permanently attached, the Sony macro 100, and an ND8 grad filter. I went overseas with just the camera body and Tamron lens, for 3 1/2 months, was most impressed with not having to change lenses!
Feedback
Sometimes you just need to be there to capture the moment, I always carry my camera, looking for any picture perfect moment!

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