View Full Version : My gang: formal pics from our cavalier training day

4th November 2006, 06:56 PM
Hilari took these pictures. I love them! :)They aren't quite so dark in the actual prints.




Jaspar and Leo:

Lily, Jaspar and Leo:

The trio again:

4th November 2006, 07:09 PM
Wow! These pictures are stunningly beatuiful! :yikes
And the model of course do NOT make it worse! :lol:

brid kenny
4th November 2006, 07:09 PM
Fab.I adore my one as well.

4th November 2006, 07:15 PM
Thanks -- that first pic of Jaspar was only the test shot to gauge the lighting but I had to have it! :lol:

4th November 2006, 09:12 PM
Those are great shots. I especially love the last one of the trio.

Cathy Moon
4th November 2006, 09:27 PM
Ohh! Lovely set of portraits! They are sooo beautiful! :)

4th November 2006, 09:31 PM
Wow! Is the photographer a professional? They are gorgeous and Lily is looking so well now :lotsaluv:

4th November 2006, 10:20 PM
I love the first and last one! Gorgeous. Love the dark background too, but it would be a bit of a disaster with a black and tan! Was someone holding treats to keep the dogs' attention fixed?

Coco's mom
4th November 2006, 10:25 PM
Wow! Those are beautiful!

4th November 2006, 10:37 PM
Wow... they look great cl*p
Jasper really got into the posing on those last few didn't he??! I love the last one.

4th November 2006, 10:55 PM
What great looking "children" you have, Karlin! :lotsaluv:

4th November 2006, 11:07 PM
Very nice photos

4th November 2006, 11:36 PM
Hilari is a pediatric nurse but has been moving more and more into pro photography -- she is doing some fashion shoots now and will probably shift to photography full time. She and her partner David have a beagle that is in my agility classes. She's good at getting dogs. She got a very cute pic of a young boy sitting between his mum's two cavaliers as well.

I was holding a treat to get the dogs' attention and they were very hard to keep in one place. Basically she managed to shoot every time they stopped for a second so the pics make it look likte they were so calm and relaxed when they were milling all around and climbing over each other and on and off the box where the cloth lay. :roll: She only took about a dozen shots and I wanted 9 of them. :lol: I have a hard time getting pics inside of Jaspar as he always closes his eyes to the flash.

Claire L
5th November 2006, 12:18 AM
Karlin what beautiful babies you have :l*v: I just love that first pic of Jaspar, I can almost hear you saying "Stay Jaspar " and him getting ready to whine back at you :l*v: He is such a character - can't wait to see them all tomorrow...

Come on BrÃ*d show us Phoebe's photo shoot.

5th November 2006, 12:20 AM
Or turn the eyes green. I have a demonic looking photo of Holly and her shih-tzu cross 'cousin' Poppet. Holly's eyes are orange and Poppet's are lurid green. I tried red-eye correction with no luck- they just looked even more alien!

Beautiful, beautiful photos, Karlin.

Cathy T
5th November 2006, 01:58 AM
Oh what pretty pretty pictures. Those first three individuals are just adorable....I love the look on Lily's face. And the last one of the 3 of them is wonderful!

5th November 2006, 01:55 PM
Great pics Karlin! What beautiful dogs you have and Lily is looking great :D

The last shot is definitle a "mantle piece" winner :oops: just thought of a new theme"

5th November 2006, 02:07 PM
Oh Wow Karlin ~ Had I not already known that was Lily I wouldn't even have recognized her. She's changed so much - she's so thin now!!

I think the last picture is the best.. Leo and Lily almost look the absoute same. ;) Jaspar is very cute and it's nice to see him for once after he hasn't rolled around in something.. :lol: :lol:

5th November 2006, 07:20 PM
He rolled in something today on the cavalier walk. :yuk: He found a pile of manure left only moments before by a horsewe all watched go by. He was completely slimy with manure, which meant he went home in a crate, straight into the shower for a wash, which delayed me getting Sam to Sallymum... :roll: He looks nice and fluffy now though!

5th November 2006, 07:22 PM
Those pics are so gorgeous and you have beautiful dogs!

5th November 2006, 10:30 PM
Terrific photos. What a wonderful family you have. And Jasper sounds like such a fun boy! He's lucky you let him in the car. :badgrin: :badgrin:

5th November 2006, 11:56 PM
...I was holding a treat to get the dogs' attention and they were very hard to keep in one place. Basically she managed to shoot every time they stopped for a second so the pics make it look likte they were so calm and relaxed when they were milling all around and climbing over each other and on and off the box where the cloth lay..

:lol: Good job. i didn't guess the truth. Only 12 photos to get those is really something. Hillary should have a bright future in picture taking. The one of Lily just melts my heart, what an expression.

6th November 2006, 05:29 AM
Stunning pics! But it would be hard to go wrong with such beautiful subjects :)

6th November 2006, 09:53 AM
these are gorgeous, how do you manage to get their ears so lovely and long?
Max's ears aren't nearly as long then again I have trimmed them to remove gunk that seems to get trapped and smelly.

6th November 2006, 01:15 PM
They've never had ears trimmed or their coats. :)

Lily's really grow fast (she has such a heavy coat!). They were trimmed right to the leath when I got her from the pound -- now she has a good 1.5-2 inches in length since June. She actually has a groomer's appt next week that Tara managed to inveigle for me -- very hard to get appointments! Her coat is still such an overall mess -- she has lost a lot of hair on her back where the skin is dry and flaky in a big patch. And she hasd to have a lot of coat cut from her legs where it was matted into felt (Brid did this kind job for her). She needs her coat thinned and neatened up a bit and her nails done -- she just looks so scruffy and a little adept shaping and thinning would help her coat grow in more evenly.

Hilari made everyone's dogs look great in their pictures. :) Cody and Phoebe are quite glamorous in theirs too!