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Ready, Set, STOP!

We headed out to one of our favorite properties in northern Virginia last week – The Kennels at Stoneleigh.  Set amidst the fields and woods of Virginia’s western Loudoun county, it is a true paradise. And dogs get to stay there!

We were hired to shoot 4 dogs. Two in one family and two as a surprise for a sister.  We started with Riley.  We ended with Riley. While the weather was perfect to begin, the clouds blew in and the light went – just like that.  Normally we add light to sessions when this happens. But with only one assistant, 4 high energy dogs, and no one to hold the light – we had to stop the session.

The dogs are gorgeous, as is the location.  We’re not sure when we can finish this shoot as the dogs go home today and we are booked solid. Hopefully we can figure something out as these 4 dogs together will be grand.

In the meantime – here is Riley!

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+ - 9 comments

October 31, 2009 - 12:05 pm

Pammy - I love your lighting…the wide angle shot is amazing. Love the name too of course.

October 31, 2009 - 1:22 pm

Jules - Wow Bev, these are absolutely gorgeous! Riley is a perfect model!

October 31, 2009 - 10:25 pm

Alexa - Now instead of wanting to go fullframe and get a wide angle, I NEED to! 😉 That second to last shot is beyond awesome!

November 1, 2009 - 1:29 am

sarah - the shot from below is a.w.e.s.o.m.e.

November 1, 2009 - 5:51 pm

Angie W - Wow, nice! It is hard to keep up with your blog lately busy lady!
The fall weather has it in for us.. Good luck next time!
This photos make a great teaser for the other ones

November 2, 2009 - 12:40 am

Jessica - Bev! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that second to last shot! The sky is gorgeous and that pup looks like he about to bump the lens!

November 3, 2009 - 1:43 am

kristi - Wow, Bev….these are fabulous ( as always!) Love the blue sky shots. YOu have been SO busy! Fantastic!!

November 6, 2009 - 5:16 pm

Linda and Reba - Riley, you work it girl. Love those eyes. American’s Top Dog Model. Beautiful setting too.

November 7, 2009 - 11:17 am

Sylvia - Bev, you are a GENIUS! We worked hard for these, totally worth it.

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