Morning Routine

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© John Linton
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Somewhere around 6 AM our hound, Sophie, begins to stir. She'll land between us in bed to let us know it's time to eat. If I show signs of a lack of enthusiasm in getting up she'll stand over me and begin to paw the covers off me. This always does the trick. Before I get the paper, before I get my coffee, before I go down to the computer and check JPG, she stands by the cabinet door wagging her tail and giving me The Look.

Canon EOS 350 D camera with a Sigma AF 18-200mm DC OS Zoom lens

Picnik Holga-ish effect

09/11/08

43 responses

  • Kiwi ana

    Kiwi ana (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    She's got the look!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    O.K. , so John, this is my fave of yours so far....love it....

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    This is another great Sophie shot -- that look -- I have seen it many times

  • Carole

    Carole gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Welcome to MY morning routine which also includes a Sophie ( a munsterlander) a jack russell and three cats. Nothing gets done until they've had their morning meal! I love those eyes.. how could anyone resist them.

  • phil413

    phil413 (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Great shot of you faithful friend...

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    good photo of Sophie, John.She looks so cute!

  • Rafael Jimenez

    Rafael Jimenez gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Great POV B + W John!

  • Tammy Espino

    Tammy Espino gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    What a sweet capture and story! Gotta love pets!

  • Richard Johnson

    Richard Johnson   gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    Well, that's just damn adorable!

  • Juan Bernal

    Juan Bernal said (12 Sep 2008):

    mirada irresistible.

  • Tesha Farlow

    Tesha Farlow gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    aww so adorable great shot

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (12 Sep 2008):

    ok.. first let me say ROFLMAO @ jason... and second... put hold this in place of Sophie...and you got my morning too... can I just borrow this photo, I'll just photoshop him in Sophies place...

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    Awesome point of view, John - those eyes looking up are so sweet - I am with G. - Jason's comment is too much

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    So cute John can I borrow her? Great POV and B&W

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    What a face!!! Love it John. I know "The Look" well - 4 Looks every morning!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    Love this so much very well done :) :)

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    great one

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    Awesome!!! Love it!!! Thumb get my breakfast!!

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    "The Look" is just adorable-great shot-cute dog :)

  • Pascal Fellonneau

    Pascal Fellonneau said (15 Sep 2008):

    I love this shot, and even if I dislike dogs so much (They always try to bite me, I guess they know I'm tasty), every representant of this breed I have known were pretty cool.

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    I hear you! This is my same routine, but your dog has the perfect "look".

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   said (16 Sep 2008):

    perfect title - Sophie is a doggiedoll -

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    oh that look...yes I know it well....

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (16 Sep 2008):

    They know who is really in charge.

  • Amelia (amy) Quicke

    Amelia (amy) Quicke gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    Awesome....I love hound dogs

  • May Lattanzio

    May Lattanzio gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    I used to breed Bassets! Sophie is lovely.

  • Caitlin Heath

    Caitlin Heath said (16 Sep 2008):

    you have a handsome/beautiful hound! how old is he/she?

  • Jerry Carpenter

    Jerry Carpenter gave props (16 Sep 2008):

    Great photo John. I get that look from our Menagerie too.

  • John Linton

    John Linton said (17 Sep 2008):

    We're not sure how old she is Journaliste...she's a rescue. They thought she was about 8 months old when we got her in June of 2003. Someone had dropped her off and simply said she was a "bad dog." They must not have liked her pawing their covers off at 6 AM.

  • Kelly Wren

    Kelly Wren gave props (21 Sep 2008):

    this is priceless. How could you say no when she looks at you with those puppy dog eyes.-literally.

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (21 Sep 2008):

    Great shot! is true all this pic is about "The Look"

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (22 Sep 2008):

    Perfectly captured! I bet she couldn't believe you were taking the time to get the shot before you fed her! I see Brenda is like me --- stays in bed and lets the husband attend to these early morning matters!

  • Johanna Mifsud

    Johanna Mifsud said (23 Sep 2008):

    This is brilliant John. I'm so familiar with that look. Great capture. A fav!

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    AWWWW! Those eyes!

  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Love the B/W and expression!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne   gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    That begging "save me" look only dogs are capable of... I like your choice of Holga-ish black and white here, and the geometric lines and composition are great too!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    look at that face! how adorable!

  • Sherry Davis Johnson

    Sherry Davis Johnson gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    I'm melting.

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (7 Feb 2009):

    so cute! Wonderful capture

  • Anne Mcginn

    Anne Mcginn gave props (24 Feb 2009):

    I know this routine very well, john

  • Mariah Green

    Mariah Green said (10 May 2009):

    Haha this is so cute, i loved reading the caption.

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