Some scenes just “cry out” for a camera to capture them! La Poste in Carennac, France, on the banks of the Dordogne River. One of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. Canon S3-IS (a perfect lightweight high-zoom camera to carry along when lugging heavier equipment might not be an option… now being replaced by the SX1). Views 200 through 4 May 2011, thanks for dropping by!

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  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 5 years ago

    This to me is perfect, the stone building, door, and mail box with this handsome dog at the door.
    He sits like he is posing for you… GREAT capture

  • Thanks SO much, Flowers!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Mark Chapman
    Mark Chapmanover 5 years ago

    Brilliant capture, well spotted.

  • Thanks so much, Mark; you’re great to “stop by” and have a look! Love your sidekick in your profile image!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • John Beamish
    John Beamishover 5 years ago

    A wonderful touching image, well capture.

  • Thanks so much for stopping in, John, and for your recently adding to your faves… gasp… “Verre”, “Mule Deer 3”, this, and “Salt Twigs”. I feel pretty important!!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttleabout 5 years ago

    Oddly enough, six months after having taken this photo, I was walking through a town about half an hour away, and ducked into a store to ask a question about Vin Paillé, a sweet wine made in the area. Who should be sitting there but a dog that looked JUST like this wonderful dog above. After speaking with his mistress, it turns out it WAS the dog in the photo above, and his name is Philou… what a lovely surprise to meet him again, particularly since he had moved away from the area where the shot was taken!

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 5 years ago

    Fantastic capture , and not I didn;t get a chance to do that photo :(

  • Hi Kathy, so nice to see you drop in on one of my personal faves! Your “Alone” is fantastic!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • Lynn Moore
    Lynn Moorealmost 5 years ago

    Adorable! And am amazing story of meeting Philou again!

  • Thanks for stopping by, Lynn!
    p.s. You have fabulous abstracts!!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47almost 5 years ago

    One of those rare, perfect dog-meets-camera moments. What a sweetheart.

  • So glad you like it, artwhiz! AMR

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Perfect composition :D :D

  • :-)))))), thanks Cee! And thanks for all the work you do with your groups! AMR

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You have been featured in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group

    Please stop by the Message Tab to see why this was featured. Thanks!
    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thank you so much for the feature!

    – A.M. Ruttle

  • tego53
    tego53over 4 years ago

    Very nice image. I like that mailbox and the dog. Congratulations on being featured.

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