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March 21, 2017

Shhh-h…if you’re really quiet, you can hear the sunglow peeping above the horizon. Though you probably need basset ears to hear the sunglow. It’s too bad that you don’t. Now you should be able to feel sunglow on your face. … Continue reading

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March 20, 2017

First day of spring sunrise! And it’s not a bad one. I had to snap these photos in between cars rushing past on Crowfoot Valley Road. But, all in all, it was a pretty productive sunrise. Easy to see however, … Continue reading

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March 19, 2017

Heh, heh, come with me to see a colorful sunrise. Too bad the clouds rolled in before the golden rays of the sun could tickle my nose. Stupid clouds! But later, the sun came out in time for breakfast at … Continue reading

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March 18, 2017

I was up early this morning, trying to catch a colorful sunrise. But, the color wasn’t happening above. So, I had to catch the golden glow. Which worked out pretty well, all in all. After my early morning walk, it … Continue reading

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March 17, 2017

Today is supposed to be mostly cloudy according to the weather folks. I’ll woof to you that the sunrise sure was promising. Sure looks like a lot of blue sky for mostly cloudy. You know what worked really well this … Continue reading

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March 16, 2017

Oh no, not those clouds again! As usual they were hauling butt to cover the sun as soon it came up. I figured that I wouldn’t have much time for photos before it became a dull grey morning. Good thing … Continue reading

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March 15, 2017

I dunno how it works. They keep forecasting sunny days and then it doesn’t happen, and I have to scramble to get early morning photos before the clouds take over. At least the waning moon was out for a little … Continue reading

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March 14, 2017

I was hoping for the most beautiful sunrise ever. That didn’t happen, but at least I got some color. And once the sun was up, those pesky clouds were doing their best to cover it. Rats! But, I’ll woof to … Continue reading

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March 13, 2017

Come on sun, you can do it! Tickle my nose, please! Yay! I could tell that it was going to be kind of a rough day for sunshine. Too many clouds moving in. This is golden grass. And this is … Continue reading

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March 12, 2017

Hey, the forecast said for mostly sunny skies today! So like, what’s this all about? Guess I’ll have to practice my flash technique this morning. Godox remote flash and basset anyone? So far the Godox transmitter and flash are easy … Continue reading

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March 11, 2017

I’d like to woof you that we had a lot of spring sun today, but that was not the case. The morning was darn gloomy. The gloom was weighing on me, no doubt about that. Go away clouds! Really, go … Continue reading

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March 10, 2017

Yeah, those clouds were covering the sun this morning, time for flash. You might not guess there were clouds because to the northwest there was blue sky. The above photo was taken with the Sony a6000. This next one is … Continue reading

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March 09, 2017

There were enough clouds to take away a good sun up. I did my best with what I got. These photos were taken with the Sigma 30mm lens on the Sony NEX-7. I had switched the Sony 30mm macro lens … Continue reading

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March 08, 2017

I’m going to name this day Fun with the Sunrise Day. Holy Basset! Look at how many ways there are to catch the rising sun. You got to admit that I’m pretty good at this! What’s even more amazing is … Continue reading

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March 07, 2017

Sun’s up! Wind’s up! So, I was wondering as I snap sunrise photos, how come the Sony NEX-7 has richer colors than the Sony a6000? Here’s the NEX-7: And here’s the a6000: Doesn’t make much sense, since both shots have … Continue reading

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March 06, 2017

Are you bored of basset sunrises? No, you can’t be! I mean, look at all the fun you’d be missing out on! Besides, how can anyone tire of the sun bringing golden warmth to a cold morning? Feels darn good. … Continue reading

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March 05, 2017

You know a basset nose is pretty darn special, about the best in the business for scenting. And you know how much us bassets love a good sunrise. Therefore has it ever occurred to you, that a basset nose creates … Continue reading

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March 04, 2017

Are you ready for a sunrise?!!!!! One, two, three… balance it on your nose. Four, five, six… give it a big basset lick! Give things a little Twist and it looks darn good in the golden light. See? Not bad … Continue reading

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March 04, 2017

Give me some of that old time sunrise!! Give me some of that old time sunrise!!! Give me some of that old time sunrise!!!! I hope you like my sunrise singing. You do?!!! Awww-ww, now I’m all self-conscious. We had … Continue reading

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March 02, 2017

Alright, here comes the sun again! I’ll play with it on my nose… and my ears. I know, I know, you’re probably asking, “Porter, why so many sunrise photos lately?” Well, you see, it’s like this. It isn’t too darn … Continue reading

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March 01, 2017

Yay!!!! Sunrise basset hounds enjoy! I will woof to you, however, that the sun as it moves to rising further north… it is getting blocked by the condos when I’m on Porter’s Perch. Ha! Ha! And giggle! It still can … Continue reading

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February 28, 2017

Nasty winter day out today. Cold and damp and snow. How about some sun?!!!!! Guess it will be photos inside today. I went again with low light focusing using the Sony 90mm macro lens on the a6300. You know what? … Continue reading

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February 27, 2017

The sun was kinda stuck behind the clouds at sunrise. So, I missed the sun peeping over the horizon. Rats. Come on sun rise above the clouds. You can do it! I’ll woof this as the Sunlight Dialogues in deference … Continue reading

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February 26, 2017

Sunrise Dialogues!!! Arrrhhooo-oo-o! I’m a basset of few barks, but I sure do love the Sunrise Dialogues. And I love a sunny day! Alrighty!!! Hey, look what photo mom had up on the big screen when I got home from … Continue reading

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February 25, 2017

We were hoping for a clear sun up, but… wasn’t happening. Don’t know why the clouds had to move in so quickly. Barely time to get some soft light. Blue sky to the west! Maybe the sun will come out … Continue reading

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February 24, 2017

Still snowed some this morning and it was cold. But, as you know, I’m not one to shy away from snow. With the cold, ya gots to keep moving to stay warm. How about that? I’ve still got it in … Continue reading

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February 23, 2017

As forecast, no sun today. Winter has returned. Sigh… And you know what? The forecast said some snow, but “no or little snow accumulation.” They got that wrong cuz we got about three inches of snow today. Hey, here’s mom’s … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017

Dog oh dog, I’d better enjoy the sun today, cuz tomorrow and the next day aren’t looking so good (and would you believe Edgemont may get another foot of snow?). So here’s to the sunrise! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That was deliciously beautiful! … Continue reading

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February 21, 2017

Hey, sunrise with wind again this morning with mild temperature. Most excellent! Sure makes a guy feel alive! And guess what? More wind on our late morning walk. Yahoo! Of course, being a basset I can get out of the … Continue reading

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February 20, 2017

Yay for a sunny day, though there’s no denying the wind was plenty strong at sunrise. Then it died right down. “Dog oh dog, that was fun!” Hey Porter, I thought you woofed the wind had died down? It did! … Continue reading

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February 19, 2017

Blah, looks like it’s going to be a gloomy one today. I feel like going back to bed when it’s like this. Wait a minute, there is a Burger King breakfast to look forward to. Yup, giddy up Porter! Time … Continue reading

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February 18, 2017

Watching the sun come up was pretty nice. Even if the clouds were going to take over in about ten minutes. One minute to go. And then it was cloudy, blah. Well, I finished my walk under the clouds. Good … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017

Sun’s up!!!!! A good sunrise is a good thing! It’s fun to catch it with my ears. And let it tickle my nose. I know, I know, I’ve woofed to you before how much I love the sun. I do … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017

Darn nice morning and not as cold as yesterday. I figured it would be nice to play with the early morning sunbeams. Get them colorized and… take a little taste… okay, a big taste! “Taste the sunbeams Porter!” Yeah! I … Continue reading

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February 15, 2017

Hey, how about this photo of me? I’m grabbing the rising sun and using the Lensbaby 35mm Sweet to catch the action. It was pretty chilly out (25 degrees) for manual focusing. I was breathing out fog. Despite the cold … Continue reading

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