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Of Snooters and Sunbeams


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I’m no photographer, but I do know that the camera loves good light.

We struggle to find the same in northern Vermont – this part of the state is like the Seattle of New England, drenched in grey for months at a time until spring frees us from our SAD comas.

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When the occasional sunbeam does break through a winter cloud bank, most of us are too drunk on vitamin D to do anything but stare, slack-jawed. Fortunately, that was not the case last week when a rare day off gave me the chance to snap a few pics of the dogs in decent light.

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I was determined to get some good snout closeups, the kind of pictures you want to keep and frame.

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We’re happy with the results, but it was literally a matter of moments before the sun receded, reminding us that we have weeks to go before the light of day is something to get excited about.

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Until then, we’ll just have to get by on snuggles.

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