Dog shaped clouds and Oshie on #NationalPuppyDay
The commercials for Subaru vehicles has been focused around dogs for a little while now and I think they are doing a damn good job. They are funny, relate-able and have meaning. I saw this one courtesy of my wife and it is awesome.
The weather was awesome this past weekend so I decided to go to Wilmington North Carolina to walk around and snap some photos. It is about an hour away from where we live and it is very photogenic, has plenty of excellent places to eat and to top if off they were having a St. Paddy’s festival.
Well it turned out that the festival was rather small and that I am not that great at street photography. I guess that means I just have en excuse to practice more. So the trip was kind of a bust. I did get some delicious ice cream from a place called Kilwins. Some of the best ice cream ever. I was introduced to it while living in Maryland and am glad they have one in Wilmington. I also had a delicious steak at The George which is a nice restaurant right on the river that is dog friendly (just so you know). However dinner made me miss Nancy because I was eating alone which I have not done at a real restaurant in a long long time. The view and weather and a pint of Guinness however, aided in lifting my spirits.
I do have one photo that I decided might be worth sharing. It is of the Cape Fear River Bridge. I used the in camera HDR function that the 7d mkii has because I was curious and am still learning all the features it has compared to my old SLR. Generally I am not a big fan of HDR but after some quick editing and changing to black and white I thought it wasn’t too bad. Let me know what you think and as always thanks for stopping by.
Oh and next time I will take Oshie and do a little Golden Wilmington Portrait session ha-ha.
Ok so I came across this article the other day and found it way to cute not to share. In case you don’t want to click the link I will provide a quick run down of the story.
Wesley is a 6 month old Golden living in Michigan. His owners noticed that he was having trouble closing his mouth and was no longer eating. Poor guy. Well luckily there are doggy dentists and he was able to take care of Wesley. His teeth will be fixed in no time and although dog dentistry is purely medical and never for aesthetics, I am sure he will have a perfect Golden smile when them come off. Ohh and get this, he only needs the braces for a few weeks. Are you jealous Humans who had to wear them? Ha-ha.
It certainly made for some absolutely adorable pictures!
Just a few images that I found on the interwebs that as a Golden Retriever owner and lover I just felt I needed to share with everyone. They always look so damn happy! If only people were always as happy and friendly as these little guys the world would be a perfect place.