Saturday, January 15, 2011

Life With Ziggy

I can think of a lot of words that might be used when thinking about life with Ziggy, but boring is not one of them. Challenging, aggravating, difficult, entertaining, rewarding...and did I mention aggravating? These are all good descriptions for life with Ziggy. And sometimes, it can't be described as anything other than just plain fun. For example, after shooting Ziggy's adoption video, I tried to get him to pose with me for a few still pictures. I have a remote for my camera so I can do this without anyone's assistance. That does make it a bit more difficult to get him to look at the camera. But I had a lot of fun trying. Here are some of the pictures from our "photo shoot".



Ziggy glances at the camera, so I press the button. 
By the time the picture is taken, Ziggy is looking away again.

We try this a few more times, and then switch sides. 

 No improvement on this side.  So I decide to see if some food motivation will help.
 Nope, that just sets him to begin begging.  Another dozen tries, and finally...


 we have a decent picture.

Thank you Ziggy!

No really, kisses are not necessary!

 No Ziggy, I don't have any more treats in my hand.  It's just the camera remote.

Yes, I know you would settle for chewing on the remote.  I'm sorry, but you can't have it!

No, you can't convince me to change my mind. 
 And you can't chew the remote through my hand.

Yes, I do think you're adorable!

But you still can't have the remote.

10 comments:

The Teacher's Pets said...

How amazing that Ziggy can work the camera and the photographer at the same time! He must know he is the object of your affection; I can see the love in his face for you and I can the bond between you. Ziggy is an adorable pup and I have a feeling he will find a good home...unless he goes home with you instead!

Cupcake said...

I don't know who's cuter, you or Ziggy!

Pamela said...

What's cuter, the pictures or the captions? I can't decide.

Bobby said...

WE THINK THEY ARE ALL GOOD PICTURES, BUT THE THIRD ONE DOWN IS GREAT. wE JUST CAN NOT MAKE OUR MINDS UP WHO IS THE CUTEST YOU OR ZIGGY

Frankie Furter said...

YOU may not think so.... BUTT I (Frankie Furter) think every single one of these pics are SUPER!

brooke said...

i love these pictures!!!

Lorenza said...

All the pictures are pawesome!
Happy saturday!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

BerniceK said...

You are a great photographer. Knowing Ziggy and you very well, I can't help but think that you two have been brought together because you belong together. I love them all...

Kari in WeHo said...

Great photos. Ziggy just melts my heart

Kari
http://dogisgodinreverse.com/

havetailwillwag said...

you know what? you and zigs are great together... i'm not sure i want him to find a forever home. i feel like he already has one with you and he knows it.. and maybe you know it too? i think if zigs was adopted, you'd miss each other terribly. i can't help thinking that that's the reason you're still together...