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kiwidragonfly April 22, 2017
Truly gorgeous.
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Capture-Life April 29, 2017
Bahahha love LOVE LOOVE this !! Superb shot and timing !! :):):)
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traceymcdonald April 29, 2017
This is so totally a pittie move! That tongue will get you every time. GREAT CAPTURE!
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KatieMcKinneyPhotography June 03, 2017
Love this! It would be perfect for my "Animal Companions" challenge on my profile page. 2 entries welcome, would love to see your work there!
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Maartjesphotography November 16, 2017
Wauw, super awesome! Would you like to join my contest? You can find it through my profile>challenges>created
 
Shanie November 16, 2017
aww, so cute!
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sweetpea72 Mar 08
Hella cute!..Congrats! シ
 
LotusRadiante Mar 09
What a great tongue!
 
So precious!!
 
Emi91 Mar 15
ohhh cuttttteee...genius ^^^^^^
im spechless. my favorite picture of all pictures.
who is the girl left. and whos the dog ? from the girl ?
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marcbaechtold May 13
nice work! Some nice colors and good contrast, keep shooting!

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Wanted to just test my settings quickly before a shoot, and accidentally grabbed this sweet moment. :) Masked out the couch and room in the original in post to make it a portrait.
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Won Prize BundleAugust, 2018
Won Contest Finalist in Pets With Kids Photo ContestAugust, 2018
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Behind The Lens

Location
My daughter was sitting on the couch with our dog near my office at the time.
Time
This was in the evening, after dinner, likely around 6pm.
Lighting
It was simply indoor fluorescent lighting.
Equipment
Nikon D700, AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D
Inspiration
Nothing. It was a total accident. I was messing with my menu and settings, and held my camera up to take a shot and test it, and ended up with a moment I knew I wanted to keep.
Editing
Since I didn't mean to take the shot, there was no removing distractions in camera. The original image showed the couch and room. So I took this image into photoshop, masked out the background, then added a radial gradient and textured backdrop. I cleaned up flyaways, sharpened, and smoothed things out, and I also painted a couple of her nails with a brush as her nail polish was chipped and off two nails altogether.
In my camera bag
Wide Angle 12-24 4, Normal Prime 50mm 1.4D, Macro Prime 105mm 2.8, Telezoom 70-300 4-5.6, a continuous LED for my hotshoe, extra batteries, charger, sd cards, and I have my tripod attached to the side most times.
Feedback
Connection is so important in photography. Whether you accidentally catch it without time to remove distractions, or you catch connection intentionally but don't like something else in the shot you took, don't just automatically toss it. Give it a chance in Photoshop and see if you can save the moment with a clean edit. You just never know. We're ordering this in a large print for the house, a total surprise shot.

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