Playing in the field with one of my dogs, Rocco.
He’s cool with it :)

Taken with:
Pentax K10D
Helios 44-2/58 mm f/2.0
ISO 100 f/2.8 1/1600 sec

Did some extra editing in Nik, Color Efex, Tonal Contrast, to add something extra (like it needed that :D )

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pentax, helios, dog, bordercollie, rocco, flowers, bokeh


  • Michael Haslam
    Michael Haslamabout 3 years ago

    Enchanting portrait!

  • Thanks Mike.

    – Karen Havenaar

  • sparkleshine
    sparkleshineabout 3 years ago

    love the hippy look..

  • Thank you.

    – Karen Havenaar

  • Jessica Snyder
    Jessica Snyderabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you!

    – Karen Havenaar

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 3 years ago

    This is beauitful Karen :-)

  • Thanks Carol, every time I’m looking at it I’m starting to sing: If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair :)

    – Karen Havenaar

  • Rickster1
    Rickster1about 3 years ago

    Oh yeah I can play the fool Mum ~ But you gotta carry me home!
    Very lovely sentiment from another downtrodden dog throughout History Karen…….
    Regards Rick

  • Haha, thanks Rick.
    I think he wouldn’t mind being carried home, being a lazy sun of a …

    – Karen Havenaar

  • polly470
    polly470about 3 years ago

    So cool!!

  • Thanks Polly.

    – Karen Havenaar

  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethabout 3 years ago

    Congrats!! That is one hippy dippy puppy!!! ;-)
    Should be in a Coke commercial!! Thousands of bones I tell ya!! Get Rocco an agent quick! LOL

  • Haha, thank you.

    – Karen Havenaar

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignabout 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

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    Christina Rolloabout 3 years ago


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  • marens
    marensabout 3 years ago

    lovely portrait Karen!!!

  • Thanks!

    – Karen Havenaar

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