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Best on Full Size for the cool snow sparkles!!

It’s a Dog’s Life … the Samoyed is a northern breed from Siberia that lives for the snow!!!! They are famous for their sled-pulling and reindeer herding.

This image is also available at Lois Bryan at fine art america in an exciting variety of framing and matting options.

This is Sadie, our 11-year old Samoyed, in her element. A northern breed, she’s never happier than when she’s chin deep in the cold white stuff!!! This shot was taken the day after the Washington – Baltimore area’s December ’09 blizzard, December 20, 2009.

Camera used was the Nikon D300 and the 18-200mm vr Nikon lens, UV filter attached. Shutter speed was 1/800, aperture f/14, exp. 0.00, and iso 800, white balance auto, focal length 80mm. Post work included levels and curves and slight cropping in Photoshop.

“AKC MEET THE BREEDS®: Samoyed
A hardy and eager worker, the Samoyed is known for black lips that curl slightly at the corners into the “Samoyed smile.” Bright and alert, he likes to stay busy and enjoys participating in agility, herding, weight pulling, sledding, pack hiking, conformation shows and more! His heavy, weather resistant coat is suitable for very cold climates and should be pure white, white and biscuit, cream or biscuit.

A Look Back
An ancient working breed, the Samoyed is very close to the primitive dog – no mixture of wolf or fox runs through the breed’s gene pool. He was developed by the Samoyede people of Siberia. They used the dogs for herding reindeer, hunting and hauling sledges as well as guard work. The breed was cherished by these people – they even allowed them to sleep in their tents – because they depended on the dogs for their survival." Many thanks to the AKC for the above info!!

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  • JKKimball
    JKKimballover 4 years ago

    Love this Lois!!!
    Happy New Year!!

  • Hey John!!!!!!! Thank you!!!!! And a glorious 2010 to you and your loved ones, too!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Brandie1
    Brandie1over 4 years ago

    A lovely capture.
    She really is in her element & loving every moment of it.xxx

  • Hey Brandie!!!! Thank you!!!! And yes, she truly is having a blast!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerover 4 years ago

    A beautiful dog having a fantastic time!

  • Pat!!!! Thank you!!! Hello, hello darling girl!!!!!!!! How have you been? Happy New Year!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Randall Scholten
    Randall Scholtenover 4 years ago

    What a great shot of Sadie! Sams are wonderful dogs. I once had a girldfriend in Michigan that had one and I just loved him!

  • Hey Randy!!!!!! Thank you, hon!!!!! Yes, they are an amazing breed!!!! Such love-bugs!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 4 years ago

    LOL… priceless!!

  • Hiiiii Maggie!!!!!! Thaaaaaank you!!!! YAY … We made you laugh!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • cdudak
    cdudakover 4 years ago

    Love the stop action here, looks like she is having a great time.

  • Kay, thank you so much!!!!!! I love your description!!!! And yes, she is having a great, great time!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Lori Deiter
    Lori Deiterover 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful Lois…. too bad it wasn’t taken in PA!!! HA! Sadie is a real beauty!!

  • laughing No, this one is Maryland, lolol!!!!! So happy you like it … wouldn’t it be cool to get Sienna and Sadie together for a play in the snow??? What fun we’d all have!!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Scott Bricker
    Scott Brickerover 4 years ago

    there’s the Snow Princess! cutecute! great shot

  • Hi hi Scott!!! Oh, I love that “Snow Princess”!!!!! What a great nickname for her!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Donna Ridgway
    Donna Ridgwayover 4 years ago

    oh this is great! :) I love it!

  • Hi Donna … thank you so much!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • DutchLumix
    DutchLumixover 4 years ago

    Awesome action capture !!!!
    Happy new year from the cold (-12 next weekend) Netherlands

  • Erik, thank you, thank you!!!!!!! What a lovely compliment!!!!!!! OOOOO you are cold, aren’t you!!!! We’re up on a mountain right now … with more snow tomorrow through Wednesday, LOL!!!! temps cold, cold, but I don’t think -12!!!!! YIPES!!!! Stay warm, and have a lovely New Year!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

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