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Friday, October 19, 2012

Bad Photos Finish Friday

Woo, everypup and everycat!  It's me - Dave!  You all have been very kind and complimentary about the photos Mom takes of us and for us for the blog ... but today I thought I'd have a little fun.  See ... the pictures don't always come out quite the way Mom plans.  (I'm sure she thanks God daily for digital photography...)  We all have "out-takes" ... but these are something beyond that.  Let's take a look at some Bad Photos!

Bad Photo #1  is  was supposed to be me and Zim:

IMG_1706 Dave

Up until the moment Mom snapped the picture, Zim and I were walking shoulder to shoulder.  Zim pounced on a leaf that was blowing by, pulled Mom's camera arm, and ... well ... you can see what happened.

Bad Photo #2 is an action shot of me playing football the other day:

IMG_1668 Dave

Mom's not quite as fast as I am.  Let's not say anything more about that one!

Bad Photo #3 ...

IMG_1618 Umm... the sidewalk

If you look very, very closely, you can see part of Zim in the upper right-hand corner.  I'm not sure I can explain beyond that.

And ... Bad Photo #4 ...

IMG_1617 ???

Umm ... let's call it "Still-Life:  Leashes and a Freckled Arm".  Not only do I not know what Mom was trying to do here, neither does she.  Woo.

In other news, this week was Vet Tech Week!  The Vet Tech we usually get to see when we go in for appointments, Beth, has two Border Collies, so we thought we'd share some of the treats our friend at Hill's sent us with her!   Zim and Mom took them over on their way off to an adventure yesterday.  (I stayed here to guard the house!)  Here are Zim and Beth:

IMG_1686 Zim and Beth
"Happy Vet Tech Week, Beth!  We hope Moss and Seamus enjoy their ... oooh!  Bulldogs!  Ha roo?"

I don't count that as a Bad Photo.  Beth is smiling really nice.  You're right, Zim isn't looking at the camera.  Or at Beth, for that matter.  But he couldn't help it - he wanted to go meet some Bulldogs that were waiting for an appointment!  (They were off-camera.)

And just to finish on a positive note for the week ...


I tried the Hill's Ideal Balance Jerky Strips for the first time this week.  (Mom just broke off small pieces for me.)  They get a big paws up from me, too!  Maybe it's 'cuz I'm from Texas.  We Texans like our beef, you know!  Woo!

What?!?  I wasn't looking at the camera?  Oh ... umm ... what can I say?!?  Happy Bad Photos Finish Friday, everyone!



  1. It sure is nicer to have digital instead of film cameras. Now you don't have to curse over a bad print since you can just delete it. Dave you are so cute in that last picture.

    Millie & Cindy

  2. Sometimes those bad photos turn into gems!


  3. Even the bad shots are artsy! It was fun seeing your outtakes Davy! It was nice of Zim to take some treats to Beth's dogs too!

  4. I don't think they are bad photos at all. They are just very creative and even artsy. I like the one with just a hint of Zim in it. Keeps you wanting to come back for more. Happy Friday to you both!!

  5. Oh great the pix are like Zim & Dave's OUT-TAKE TV. Well good. As you all know my mantra now , no treat no pose. Have a FAB Friday guys.
    PS didn't know you were from Texas. Cool one.
    Best wishes Molly

  6. too funny.....mom was going to take this great shot of a foster kitten hanging off the curtains (not that we encourage this, but it can be funny)....as she hit the button - the kitten fell off - and mom got a great shot of the window. MOL

  7. I have pretty much taken care of the use of the flashy beast here at our house. My Mom has a small digital that makes a click noise when she takes the pic. But as soon as I hear the noise, I move! She just never gets a decent picture anymore. I might have to let her have one or two so she doesn't stay mad at me about it.

    Stella, dodging the camera!

  8. BaaaaWaaaah I love this... all the FUN pictures... THOSE are the kind that Ernie and I think are the bestest... beclaws you should SEE and HEAR... "HER" reaction. It is totally PRICEless. BaaaaaWaaaah

  9. There are no bad photos of Dave or Zim.

    Remy and Flash

  10. MOLOL! thanks for the smile today, Dave! our mom gets a lot of pictures of "us" like #3 :D You could say you were going for an artsy shot on #2. these were all great pics :)

    What a great idea to share treats with your vet tech! have a great weekend!

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, HOllie

  11. who is taking those pictures
    Benny & Lily

  12. Our mom takes a lot of those bad photos too - way too many of them!
    Your beef jerky looks yummy, Dave!

    Love ya lots,
    Mitch and Molly

  13. Anonymous8:59 AM

    I recognize tose photos! Mom takes stuff like that ALL the time! MOL

  14. Nice takes!!!


  15. Dave! We have plenty of those photos. I don't know how humans managed before the advent of digital photography. Sometimes momma just points the camera at where she thinks I will be in about two seconds, hits the button, and hopes for the best.


  16. Those first few photos really made me laugh :)