September 16, 2003

Running against the wind

Some of you wonder why the photos of the T-dog have stopped coming. It's because he has not stopped going; and going; and going. Which is of course what young creatures seem to do, no matter whether they have two legs or four. Fine. Got to challange those motor pathways, create new circuits that promote coordination, overload muscles to build strength. I'm all for play. But none of this is compatible with a digital camera slow to focus on motion, and with a lagging stutter in the electronic shutter; sometimes I miss my old Minolta SLR with the fast mechanical parts. These two images were taken shutter-priority at 125th second... not fast enough; obviously. I'll go to 250 next time.

Meanwhile, everywhere that Tsuga goes, he is r u n n i n g.... top image (ears UP) is from up the valley near our 'meditation point'; and bottom image (ears DOWN) from the pasture, the barn is in the background shadows.

(Psssst: can somebody tell me how to put these images side by side without using an html table?)

UPDATE: Thanks, Ian, who writes that the two images appear side by side in his browser. Mine too, if I maximize the window. Duh!

image copyright Fred Firstimage copyright Fred First
Posted by fred1st at September 16, 2003 05:13 AM | TrackBack
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How about putting them side by side in one image, by using Photoshop or similar program, before you put them into the blog?

Posted by: LinB at September 16, 2003 06:40 AM

They are already side by side as I view them! (In Mozill Firebird)

Posted by: Ian at September 16, 2003 07:02 AM

Puppix! (You should trademark that, by the way.)

Posted by: Pascale Soleil at September 16, 2003 12:42 PM

Oh, to be a puppy at Goose Creek.

Wonderful!

Posted by: feste at September 16, 2003 04:31 PM

My, that picture with the ears down is the spitting image of Sampson since for some reason Tsuga looks a lot older in that pic.

Posted by: bogie at September 17, 2003 12:16 AM

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