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You — and Fido !

Posted by
Mariana Maoduš (Waterloo, Canada) on 20 July 2010 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

"PHONES FROM $0. with Fido Agreement. Learn more. New fido owners. How to use your new Fido phone and services · Activate your new phone........................................................................................................etc"

Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/400 second F/9.0 ISO 400 95 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

prarthana from singapore, Singapore

nice image

20 Jul 2010 5:20am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

love the zoom effect

20 Jul 2010 5:28am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Neat piece of advertisement

20 Jul 2010 5:34am

Yvon from Orleans, France

wonderful capture

20 Jul 2010 5:44am

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

just fantastic composition, very clever, with this cool effect

20 Jul 2010 5:46am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice one !

20 Jul 2010 5:55am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Amusant ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

20 Jul 2010 6:14am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Love these women against the backdrop of the art work, and especially, Fido. !!
Nice treatment with color blocking and blur !! :-)

20 Jul 2010 6:26am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

argh.........the paint to never put on a wall....

20 Jul 2010 6:26am

@KriKridesign: somebody likes it ... i think one of these two girl bought it ;)

STEED from Somewhere, France

"Please,give me the phone......I wanna so tell Him how I love Him !!!!!"

20 Jul 2010 6:31am

Paco Rubio from Barcelona, Spain

Bonita imagen y buen posprocesado.

20 Jul 2010 6:39am

rem_la from Villiers, France

magnifique le portait du chien !

20 Jul 2010 6:41am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

jolie prise

20 Jul 2010 6:48am

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

Fab capture

20 Jul 2010 6:55am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superb pdv, the look of the dog is awesome. Beautiful day.

20 Jul 2010 6:59am

rian from fullerton, United States

at first it seems like a giant beagle staring up at his master.. :) nicely seen and captured.. :)

20 Jul 2010 7:01am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

interesting composition and processing. looks like a coulage of different pics. the toning is unworldly and the girls with the phones almost are, too.

20 Jul 2010 7:01am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Great surreal shot. I love the processing and your words. The Fido Phone. I must get my Fido. Text me on my Fido. He makes a great mascot! :)

20 Jul 2010 7:02am

Marie LC from France

Nice composition

20 Jul 2010 7:38am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Ha ha - the Fido Phone - definitely something to yap about. Happy ST:)

20 Jul 2010 8:34am

Gianny from Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia

Painted dog really seems to be unhappy about not carying him. :) It really blends him together with real world. And PP also plays important role here - it makes me/us to focus to the important part of the story. :)

20 Jul 2010 8:43am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Great composition....perfect position of two lady and dog.

20 Jul 2010 8:43am

Richard T from Down Suffolk way, United Kingdom

Wasn't there a sentimental song ' How much is that doggy in the window ''


20 Jul 2010 9:02am

Jaol from Gijon, Spain

Ha,ha, funny one. Great how you manage with tones and blurring efects.

20 Jul 2010 9:16am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Marvelous composition, the main subject is the expression of the dog among the two humans :)

20 Jul 2010 9:21am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Like the layers of imagery here

20 Jul 2010 9:26am

Amir from dezfoul, Iran

wonderful capture

20 Jul 2010 9:55am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Excellent!!! I love the processing, Mariana. The colours and blur/zoom work so well here. Fido's marketing department should use this image - it will look great in a magazine... :)

20 Jul 2010 10:11am

@✿ Anina ✿: Good idea . I might send them this image and ask for 1 year free using their services :)

Emmeji from France

In France, "Fido" is a brand of food for dogs :))

20 Jul 2010 12:05pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

cool image :)

20 Jul 2010 12:11pm

@Othersideblue: thx Blue ;)

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Excellent, very creative shot.

20 Jul 2010 12:18pm

@xavier cardell: thanks Xavier :)

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

Allo , S ? beautiful composition , full of creativity. Like said Emmeji , Fido is dog food in France :-) It make your composition more funny for us ;) Enjoy your day , S !

20 Jul 2010 12:21pm

Morten Pedersen from Norway

Cool effects and nice work with the picture.

20 Jul 2010 12:50pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Great work and treatment-- you have to really
look to see which one is real here. Luckily
the dog looks patient.

20 Jul 2010 12:50pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

WOW a five star vision, way to go!

20 Jul 2010 1:03pm

@Lorraine: Thanks Lorraine !

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

i just love this! awesome work :)

20 Jul 2010 1:05pm

joshi daniel from India

loved how the dog in the pic is looking which gives the feeling it's real!

20 Jul 2010 1:22pm

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

An interesting image of commercial action. A super capture and presentation.

20 Jul 2010 1:29pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Great shot, Mariane. I like the expressivity of the face of the dog while admiring the scene,,, really good.

20 Jul 2010 1:56pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

Wow....this is beautiful. So much going on here and it seems all of a piece. I love the colors.

20 Jul 2010 2:16pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Awww.... a Fido phone, the brandnew must-have! :)) A whole story in here, Mariana... girls - shopping - art - dog - life style - Mariana - and me... ;) Wonderful processed with lovely colors... just wow...

20 Jul 2010 2:28pm

CElliottUK from United Kingdom

But how is Fido ever going to hear the phone ringing, his ears are too big! Well seen.

20 Jul 2010 2:35pm

Ken from United States

great capture and processing mariana!

20 Jul 2010 2:47pm

jafar from Pakdasht, Iran

Good see.Excellent shot

20 Jul 2010 3:13pm

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

Fido is a very common dog name is Sweden.... I dont care about phones, I like dogs. I love the colors in this image. Colors are so good when they are in the right place at the right moment.... thanks for your help with my color addiction! ;)

20 Jul 2010 3:42pm

alex centrella from California, United States

cool capture !

20 Jul 2010 3:43pm

Julie from Easton, United States

Very nice capture, I really like the edging effects here! That portait of the dog is really well done!

20 Jul 2010 3:47pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot ,good work and well done :)

20 Jul 2010 4:06pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Fantastic photo and a great composition

20 Jul 2010 4:59pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States


20 Jul 2010 5:01pm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

very enjoyable shot

20 Jul 2010 5:24pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

love the blur, colors processing and compo of this scene !

20 Jul 2010 5:35pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

What a beautiful shot taken in this galery! The title is great the capture even better. Great work Mariana!

20 Jul 2010 5:41pm

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

oh my god. I like this.

It felt like memory flashing!

20 Jul 2010 5:41pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

First thought Fido was that sad looking dog:) I really like the toning here!

20 Jul 2010 5:42pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I hope Fido the phone is as loyal as Fido the dog! Either one might bite you if you aren't careful. This is a spectacular photo, Mariana. Brilliant work!

20 Jul 2010 5:56pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Great scene! So full of so much - I love it. Process/blur is excellent for this shot. WOW!

20 Jul 2010 6:17pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really cool image

20 Jul 2010 6:24pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Zooming makes this shot very dynamic and these paintings, specially dog, add some syrreal feeling... Like hyperrealistic painting. New phone is good... if we have something to say :)

20 Jul 2010 6:56pm

Philip from South Wales, United Kingdom

Very skilled processing. I like this photo very much. The 2 women look good in this tone and the blur effect around them works very well. The dog picture is a classic as well!

20 Jul 2010 7:05pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very nice composition

20 Jul 2010 7:15pm

pixator from Iran

Very fantastic !!
So insteresting shot!

20 Jul 2010 7:17pm

Oscar from barcelona, Spain

a processing fabulous!

20 Jul 2010 8:19pm

Larry Lefever from Lititz, United States

Even man's best friend gets put on hold. :)

20 Jul 2010 8:21pm

Gérard Méry from saint-cyr sur Loire, France

J'adore le chien qui regarde la femme qui téléphone

20 Jul 2010 9:38pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

A great fashion shot, and your extra effects give this impact.

20 Jul 2010 10:03pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a true art work !!!! wonderful!*
five stars !
kiss !

20 Jul 2010 10:08pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The dog sure looks like it is looking at her.

20 Jul 2010 11:21pm

@Michael Rawluk: cool observation :) thx :)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Man there is a LOT going on here - this is an awesome image Mariana - all the differnt looks, views, impressions...Really great

20 Jul 2010 11:47pm

@Denny Jump Photo: thanks Denny a lot ;)

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice , what a busy spot looks great

21 Jul 2010 12:37am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

I have to say I love this, again!

21 Jul 2010 1:40am

@Susan: again ? ha ha .. thx Susan :)

Jhon from Fine Land, Singapore

This is a dramatic scene, lovely!

21 Jul 2010 1:49am

Sugata from Newark, United States

This is a very eye-catching photo! Wonderful!

21 Jul 2010 3:10am

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


21 Jul 2010 3:41am

Majo from Mumbai, India

super composition. nicely arranged. cool colors

21 Jul 2010 4:58am

BeLTxA from Menorca, Spain


21 Jul 2010 9:00am

Farnaaz from Iran, Iran

Excellent . A lovely shot full of movment exactly the same as this huge world .. modern and full of movement .
Great color .

21 Jul 2010 9:14am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

Bravo !!!

21 Jul 2010 10:41am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice zooming effect. It is suitable for the subject.

21 Jul 2010 11:37am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Haha, a faithful Fido, indeed!

21 Jul 2010 4:15pm

Jose Luis Bernal from Jerez Fra, Spain

Excelente toma. Me gusta mucho vomo has separado a los sujetos. Felicidades

21 Jul 2010 4:26pm

philippe from moselle, France

superbe rendu, j'adore !!!

21 Jul 2010 6:46pm

Demo from Villeneuve d, France

Really funny !!
Very intersting traitement
a cool picture

21 Jul 2010 6:52pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Une réussite totale sur tous les plans.
Pas besoin de préciser que j'adore.

21 Jul 2010 7:05pm

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Excellent capture and processing ! Like the selective focus and angle of the shot.
That's a beautiful dog painting.

22 Jul 2010 2:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is like worlds colliding - but, these days, so much of Everyday Life feels like that.

22 Jul 2010 6:36am

Stef from in my head, France

une image trés bien construite mariana, petit d explo zoom qui va bien, superbe^^

22 Jul 2010 9:12am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

just wonderful...and fun!

22 Jul 2010 1:38pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful tones here and I love how Fido is waiting patiently for the woman to get off her cell phone. :-)

22 Jul 2010 2:12pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

mucho arte he imaginacion en todas tus fotos, pero esta es impresionante, me encanta!!

22 Jul 2010 5:04pm

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

Well seen !

24 Jul 2010 12:25pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifique !

24 Jul 2010 3:26pm

Sriraam Kalingarayar from Chennai, India


25 Jul 2010 8:29am

JD from Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

You have an amazing eye for colour Mariana, the blurring really adds to the surreal feeling!!

16 Aug 2010 9:14am

1/400 second
ISO 400
95 mm