Friday, June 25, 2010

Weekend Photos

I took this shot right after a rain storm. It's the puddle that formed on the pool cover. It was windy and the ripples in the water distorted the fence around the deck.



WEEKEND REFLECTIONS

These 2 sweeties are neighbors.
This is Teddy Bear, now mostly called Bear since he got so big ...



that's my granddaughter Hope toddling around in the background. Dog is her new favorite word.

and this is Bear's "big" brother Snow ...



CAMERA CRITTERS

Nothing says summer like outdoor dining ...





and the shadows provide the floor show.

SHADOW SHOTS

SUMMER STOCK SUNDAY

SUMMER SUNDAYS

Have a wonderful weekend.

33 comments:

Daryl said...

That Maltese is adorable ... out cute'd only by Hope ... and Bear, dont I want to kiss his nose.

I am so glad all you had was bad rain ... it never even rained here but L.I. and Queens got smacked down hard

Sylvia K said...

Love all your shots today, Dianne! Great reflections, marvelous shadow shots, love the doggies, of course! And then there is Hope! Can't get a bad photo of her! Give her a hug for me! And have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

michael said...

Love the pool cover shot and the shadow patterns on the last image. They make lovely abstracts.

Regina said...

Teddy bear ( Golden Retriever) and snow are so cute.
Great captures.
Happy weekend reflections.

" Regina "

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello sweet friend!
wow lovely set of beautiful critters here, they are really nice! :)
And I'm enchanted by the fabulous reflection on that puddle ( by the way, it's huge! )
Happy weekend
purrs and love
Luna - We love Luna and mommy Léia (Bonjour Luxembourg)

Greyscale Territory said...

Bear and Snow look like delightful characters and love those textured reflections! They almost look like the woven cane of of a basket! Those last summer shadows are so defined with varied patterns! Looking great!

Kay Dennison said...

Love the dogs!!!! Love the glorious photos!!!!

Carletta said...

I like the wavy reflections on the pool cover and you caught a little sky as well. :)
The patio shadows are nice and crisp - nice catch!

You seem to have covered all the bases with this one post Dianne. Nice job.
Have a great weekend!

LadyFi said...

Wonderful shadow shots - and of course, adorable dogs!

jabblog said...

You've combined so much in one post - well done! It's lovely to see small children appreciating animals - they learn so much about life and how to live through them - and what beautiful dogs they are! I like your reflections - a rippled reflection makes an interesting shot.
I'd love to sit in that outdoor area and watch the shadows (and eat and drink, of course!)

byron said...

The pool cover shot is great Dianne! There is no way I would have figured out what caused the reflection without the explanation... Nice mystery!

Rebecca said...

Cute pups... I would have never guessed the reflection shot was a pool cover. Still have a hard time believing it!

Gattina said...

The doggies are too cute ! and I love the shadow pictures too !

Indrani said...

Wonderful series of shots for the different memes. Great viewing them. :)

eileeninmd said...

They both look like great dogs. Love the shots of Bear and Snow!

EG Wow said...

Pool cover? You could have fooled me. It makes a great photo. Dog is a favourite word with me too. I like kitty too. :)

Great shadows. Wow, you packed a ton pf photos into this post.

awarewriter said...

I like the abstract quality of your reflection. Nice work. We had some serious weather Thursday, eh neighbor?

Ralph said...

Bear is beautiful, I trust that despite the size difference, Bear pays attention to the more experienced Snow...

I would be happy to be invited to dine outdoors at this patio!

Denise said...

Lovely series of photographs and nice to get your granddaughter in the one shot. My son's very first word was 'dog'. We used to go over to a friend who had one he loved.

If you have time to stop by, my Camera Critter’s post is right here.

Mama Zen said...

I just want to hug Bear!

chubskulit said...

The last shadow shot is gorgeous!

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

What a wonderful series of shots.

Robin said...

What a fun series, it really exudes summertime. The only real question now is, should I grab a popsicle out of the freezer or save it for the kids?...

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ilanadavita said...

A great seires: nice dogs and shadow shots.

Hey Harriet said...

Haha! Love "big' brother Snow! That made me laugh! A wonderful set of photos! Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend :)

Ralph said...

Bear is beautiful, I trust that despite the size difference, Bear pays attention to the more experienced Snow...

I would be happy to be invited to dine outdoors at this patio!

maryt/theteach said...

Dianne, my Summer Stock Sunday shot is up. Love all your shots for shadow shots and the camera critters and of course little Hope in the background. :)

Michael said...

Nice pics. Little dogs think they are big dogs I think.

Julia Smith said...

I just love the happy-happy-dog shot of Bear! And the first shadows shot of the chairs - really nice.

Patti said...

Love the pool cover ~ only you could find lines in a puddle ;-)

I enjoyed your series of weekend photos, Dianne, from precious little Hope and your dog friends to the shadow shots under the chairs and tables.
I've been out of blogland for a bit, as you may know. I hope my unplanned break is over. Must keep up!!

Thanks for stopping by.

Kass said...

Cool and creative.

Photos By Cai said...

Great Sunday Shot photo!
Check out my photo here!

Also its a new week which means new challenges at www.weekdayphotos.com, my very own photo challenge :)

The themes are as usual:

Monday - Creative Colors
Tuesday - Macro
Wednesday - 2 of a kind
Thursday - Urban
Friday - Sunset

Have a good one!

Spiderdama said...

Nice photos. I like the one with the reflection very much.
Have a great week:-)