Where I live, right now the weather is rainy, temperature hovers at about +4°C. We had some snow back in November, but now all of it has long melted. This year, there will be no snowy white Christmas for me. This means, it’s time to dig up some photos from my old archives. These images are taken two years ago (in March, actually).
This gorgeous snowy white fluffy is a Pomeranian dog. His name is Lar. He is my mother’s dog. After retiring, my mother now lives with a small pack of Pomeranians. He is a tiny boy, he weights only two kilograms.
This girl is not white, but I guess that I can still call this photo “snowy white,” after all, there is snow in the image. And the dog is most certainly very fluffy. Her name is Marsa.
These photos are taken outdoors, with natural light only, on a sunny day.
By the way, photographing tiny dogs outdoors in winter is brutal. For these photos, I used a 100mm prime lens (meaning, a lens that cannot be zoomed in). I had to spend an hour lying in snow and waiting for the dogs to stand at the right distance from me while doing something that looked nice in a photo. As you can imagine, lying motionless in snow for a prolonged period of time is freezing.
But I do like it when I succeed at catching good shots of my family’s fluffy beasts. There are no hardships that a photographer won’t endure for the sake of art.