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crop 2 Moki Ball  January 19 _DSC3481.jpg

crop 2 Moki Ball January 19 _DSC3481.jpg

Lessons in snow retrieving

Notice the eyes focused on the ball - never flinching to loose sight of the ball, until it is thrown and he is totally lost to
where the ball went.

Spent a lot of time walking to retrieve the ball so Moki could stare at it..

Nikon D700
1/250s f/6.3 at 90.0mm iso1000 full exif

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Karen Stuebing25-Jan-2009 18:43
A precious moment captured. Love the snow on his black fur. I'm sure he'll figure it out at some point. :) V.
Dawn B19-Jan-2009 18:52
This is great! Love Moki's expression and the snowy background!
Frank Wilson19-Jan-2009 04:37
Fantastic photo and very good processing. The story is funny but so true of our pets. They do it to let us know who is in control.
Bryan Murahashi19-Jan-2009 03:57
Very cute capture. Like the intense concentration of his eyes.
snootydog19-Jan-2009 03:30
AHHHH, the ball. Jiggs is totally and completely obsessed. In the snow we switch from a tennis ball and chuckit to a voit playground ball. I must have kicked it 300 times today.

This is a fabulous lab shot
poochdad18-Jan-2009 19:30
Had to chuckle at your caption Joan. It looks so wintry there!
Enny18-Jan-2009 19:08
beautiful dog portrait, great look.
Gail Davison18-Jan-2009 18:42
He's thinking... 'how much longer is she going to want to play with that ball? I want to get by the fire' haha. Lovely shot.
JW18-Jan-2009 17:46
a wonderful portrait