08.19.11 Photography

World Photography Day

Happy Friday...and Happy World Photography Day! Yup, you read it right. In honor of World Photography Day, I took a photo of my most favorite subject. Polo. He's been my most loyal model since the inception of my business and a single day hasn't passed that I haven't been incredibly thankful for his presence in my life.

Go grab your camera and shoot something today! Happy Friday!

For those who asked, this photo was taken with the 50mm, f/1.2, 1/2500 160 ISO
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Brian - The puppy is so cute. A nice shot I must say. Bravo. Photography Tips  08.26.11 - 1:30pm
NGP - Great Photo!  08.23.11 - 8:16pm
Ivan Packer - They say "don't work with children or animals". This is clearly the exception to the rule! Lovely photograph Jasmine.   08.23.11 - 2:33am
Columbus GA Photographer - Wish I could get my dog to sit and stay like Polo =) - I photographed my fav subject as well. Got some great shots of my 3 month old little girl.  08.22.11 - 9:33am
Paul Krol - i wonder if the little guy has any idea that you're taking a picture :-)  08.22.11 - 9:13am
Garret Dublin - lovely little chap, really cute!   08.22.11 - 8:22am
kartheek - Wow really good.. I followed the following tips Photography Tips and took few pictures and came out well. I will try to take a similar pic hope I can succeed   08.22.11 - 1:38am
diane ( - L O V E  08.21.11 - 8:22am
Briana Moore - See Jasmine... the demand for a Polo Book grows. I told you this would be popular!!  08.20.11 - 7:19pm
Falcon - I can only hope my future puppy will be a smidgen as cute as Polo! P.S. I love the depth & tonality in that photo!  08.20.11 - 5:59pm
Claudia - love polo  08.20.11 - 11:45am
Gary Derbridge - Cute dog!  08.20.11 - 11:42am
k - In the shade you shot at 1/2500? Is Polo a really twitchy dog or is that just what you have to do at f 1.2?   08.20.11 - 8:41am
Rose - Have you ever considered publishing a photo book of Polo? I bet it would be a great seller.. you could even have some of the profits go to the local shelter there. :) Happy Saturday!  08.20.11 - 6:35am
LaRissa - awww... he is such a cutie!!  08.20.11 - 6:20am
Pupparazzi Pet Photography - What a handsome dude!  08.20.11 - 5:21am
Elizabeth - He is so freakin' cute Jasmine....he is such a great model for his mommy.  08.20.11 - 4:27am
wedding photographer charlotte - Hello First of all I would like to say "Happy World Photography Day". In that day I took a photo of my most favorite subject.I love polo photos because I am dog lover..... Thank you :)   08.20.11 - 2:38am
Bethany Ann - Like so many other stranger-friends, I Love Polo! :) Have a great weekend!!!! :)  08.19.11 - 10:30pm
Adam - Amazing shot. Love it Jasmine, he's adorable. Thanks for celebrating World Photography Day 2011 with us! From the team at  08.19.11 - 5:13pm
jessica vidmar photography - Polo is adorable and makes me giggle everytime I see him...what a great friend to have : )  08.19.11 - 3:42pm
Kristin Nicole - He is always a cutie  08.19.11 - 3:10pm
LEOLAK - POLO PIC!!!! Ahh.....these give me a smile every time!! I had my camera all set to go w/ me today...and I forgot it in my mad dash out the door. Air and Water show this weekend is Chicago...I've been stuck at my desk and hearing the f-16s fly over is making me sad (I wanna see)!!! Happy Friday!  08.19.11 - 1:50pm
Shefali Lindsey - I LOVE Polo photos! Would you have any suggestions on where to look for cute little Maltese pups like Polo? My husband and I have serious puppy fever and want a Maltese pup. Love some insight! Thanks girl!  08.19.11 - 1:49pm
Judy - Your pictures and your posts always make me smile....Thank you so much..  08.19.11 - 1:30pm
Brooke Summer Photography - It would be a miracle if I could get my dog to just sit there like that! ;)   08.19.11 - 1:05pm
Wayne - Your site is probably the best looking photography site I have seen. I have recently taken up photography so I have been looking around. Anyway, I am a dog lover too and love the photo!!   08.19.11 - 12:42pm
rich - polo's got his pose DOWN. what a pro!  08.19.11 - 12:37pm
Donna Richens - Fantastic as of your world no doubt :-) I would love to know how on earth you get Polo to stay there out in the open, it wouldn't happen with our dogs Fagin and Mitzi, unless confined to the house, they would always rather be somewhere else! :-)  08.19.11 - 11:38am
Hayley - My dog is also my most loyal subject, but he would run off if I put him on a sidewalk without a leash. Good boy, Polo!  08.19.11 - 11:06am
Lindsey - what a perfect portrait - I love the scale even in this wide angle he commands the center of attention he so deserves.   08.19.11 - 11:04am
Lydia - World Photography Day, huh? Thanks for the reminder, I need to get out and shoot something!  08.19.11 - 10:55am
Belinda - Awww =)  08.19.11 - 10:53am
Steve Dutcher - How did I know that I would be seeing a picture of Polo after clicking this link :)  08.19.11 - 10:52am
Rachel Marie Photography - I love when Polo makes an appearance! You should put a modeling portfolio together for him and get his professional modeling career going. ;)  08.19.11 - 10:51am
Steven Ortman, Jr. - Adorable! Can we say very inspirational! I'm trying for High school football today! Thank you for the motivation! Have a Great day too!!  08.19.11 - 10:39am
Pamee Booher - LOVE IT! AND now I am inspired to go shoot something!! =)  08.19.11 - 10:38am
Jess - Hi Jasmine LOVE you blog. Could you please tell me which lens you used for this shot? A 50mm 1,4f, maybe...   08.19.11 - 10:36am
Victoria de Martigny - So cute! Just hope JD doesn't get jealous that Polo gets top billing as your favorite model ;-)  08.19.11 - 10:36am
The Detailed Life - I had no idea! good to know ;) thanks Jasmine. Have a great day!  08.19.11 - 10:34am
emily - so cute, and the depth of field is amazing on this photo! happy world photography day!  08.19.11 - 10:32am
Charlie - Cool! We have a world photography day? I like that :)  08.19.11 - 10:29am
Genevieve - love him!   08.19.11 - 10:24am
lee - Too cute man!  08.19.11 - 10:18am
Emily Heizer, Photography with Flair - He just looks so happy! My kitty loves him so. She is going to marry him you know. And they will have fluffy, snowy-white cat-dogs together. It shall be beautiful.  08.19.11 - 10:17am
Edward Yee Photography - Happy World Photography Day! Happy Friday as well :D Cute dog. I can't go a day without seeing my little furball as well :) Happy Shooting. -ed  08.19.11 - 10:16am
Andria Lavine - Ahhh... I know how you feel! My 2 girls are my faithful models!! :)   08.19.11 - 10:16am
Giovanna - ahaha love Pinto says hi! (to Polo)..  08.19.11 - 10:15am
MartaV - Yay! Happy Friday World Photography day!! That Polo is always so cute. I wish I could get my pup to pose so well. Sunny always wants to lick the lens instead. :)  08.19.11 - 10:15am
Daria - such a little cutie !  08.19.11 - 10:14am
Darci - Along side with my two spoiled pugs, Polo is the cutest thing EVER!!! Doggie pictures melt my heart. I love when you post pictures of Polo!! Happy Friday and enjoy your weekend.   08.19.11 - 10:14am
Cristen - He is so stinking cute!  08.19.11 - 10:14am
Edward Yee Photography - Nice photo, cute dog, nicely captured. Happy Photography day! -ed  08.19.11 - 10:13am
Edward Yee Photography - Nice photo, cute dog, nicely captured. Happy Photography day! -ed  08.19.11 - 10:13am
Shannon - Great image :-) Love the bokeh in the fore- and background. What lens did you use?  08.19.11 - 10:06am
Chelsea Nicole - Fur babies are some of the best children ;0 My yorkie and Cairn Terriers are always willing to strike a pose   08.19.11 - 10:06am
Bwolke - Very cute!  08.19.11 - 10:04am
Jeff - Very pretty. Cute model! If I may ask, what lens did you use for this Jasmine? It's wide, but such a pretty, narrow DOF. I love the effect tons!  08.19.11 - 10:03am
Janice - Polo is sooo adorable!  08.19.11 - 10:03am
Stephanie - I Heart Polo!!!! Happy Photography Day :)  08.19.11 - 9:58am
Marissa Nicole - love me some polo  08.19.11 - 9:50am
Mikkel - I knew it'd be of Polo before I even clicked your link to the post! :-) Happy World Photography Day!!  08.19.11 - 9:50am
anneliese - Is it sad that the only thing I notice in the pictures of Polo is that he is NOT wearing a leash and he stays still?! lol Yay for world photography day! Time to bust out my rebel and get my photog on!! ;)   08.19.11 - 9:48am
Rachel Tatem - I didn't even know there was a world Photography day! How neat.  08.19.11 - 9:47am
Dell - Great photo. Almost makes me want a small dog (well my wife says the only kind we can get is a small one...but I digress). Is that a tilt shift or just a great wide open "1.??" shot in a prime?  08.19.11 - 9:46am
Ernie E - I didn't know it was World Photography Day. I'll have to take a photo of something. BTW, cute photo!  08.19.11 - 9:46am
Dana Hodgkinson - love it......our dogs are sooooo loyal to us. Happy World Photography Day to you Jasimine.  08.19.11 - 9:44am
Autumn Teesdale - Every time I see Polo in your blog I can't help but immediately smile!!! I bet he wags his tale waiting for his photo LOL  08.19.11 - 9:44am
bianca - GORGEOUS! how do you get him to sit so still?!  08.19.11 - 9:42am
Mike Dunn - That is pretty spiffy. :-)  08.19.11 - 9:42am
yuliana - What a great poser he is! So cute!  08.19.11 - 9:42am
Michael - He's so obediant, seems like a big ball of happiness... and fur!  08.19.11 - 9:41am
Abigail Cole - Toooo Cute!!! Thanks for always cheering my days with wonderful blogs. x  08.19.11 - 9:41am
Mary S - There's something about our dogs that is so wonderful to photograph! Now, is this world photography day ordained by you, or someone else?   08.19.11 - 9:41am
Jarusha Brown - Such a handsome little man! You are both blessed :)  08.19.11 - 9:40am
Raelene - OMG. He melts my heart!   08.19.11 - 9:33am