One of my favorite blogs, Desire to Inspire, is doing a “dogs on furniture” post and I want to give Suge or Biggie (whichever one behaves) some time to shine. More importantly, Aaron scored these yellow chairs at a TV shoot (creative people always get the perks in the advertising world) and I’m not sure if they’re just prop chairs or kinda-old, but who cares, they make me jump with excitement every time they sneak into a photo. Therefore, they deserve a little blog love as well.
Since there is high chihuahua presence happening on the Desire to Inspire blog already, I decided to give Suge a chance first (sorry Biggie). It took about 30 photos to get these few. I teased him with a toy to get him to behave, but the outcome and the string of pics are pretty entertaining.
Here is where we started, with Suge being a little more patient with me as I swung his favorite (read: mangled) zebra toy behind the lens:
Pretty cute, huh? I tried this location for awhile, but it was getting hard to hide Aaron’s bike, a mountain of crap in the kitchen and the fact I still don’t have curtains on the other window (long story) in the black room. Next location please!
Now the Desire to Inspire post asks specifically for no close-ups, but were they considering Suge’s adorable mug when writing that? Are you groaning yet?
He behaved for me in the the one above (sorta, he’s distracted because he hears Aaron’s car), but that didn’t last long…
And then, Suge was over it. What a diva. So my “photo shoot” looked like this for the next 15 minutes:
I almost called it a wrap until my next model showed up camera-ready (you might have to look closely to find him):
Biggie had his moment to shine, but was also distracted by the
annoying kids urban happenings outside.
I have to pick one to send in, but at this point, I’m just happy to have some nice photos of my two little doggies. Hopefully I’ll show up on Desire to Inspire!
One thing I have to mention before I go – have you noticed that long pillow on top of the mantle in the white room? It’s not there because I think it looks cool. It’s there because that pillow is Suge’s girlfriend which he trys to hump into submission anytime it’s around. So the mantle is it’s non-permanent perch, until Suge gets the snip-snip next month, to keep it safe and pretty. Lovely, huh?
Update: I sent in two pictures (#1 and #3 per everyone’s feedback) and here’s the reply I got last night from Kim (one of the creators) at Design to Inspire: “OMG what awesome photos!!! Thank you Emily!!!!!!!!.” Her response made my day! Cool!