Tip of the Day – Filter the Sun

Tip of the Day – Filter the Sun

When photographing white dogs with backlight, to avoid blowing out (overexposing) the furry edges with rim light coming through from behind, try to filter the sunshine through the foliage of trees or bushes, rather than positioning the dog with it’s back in full sun. This gives a softer look while still clearly outlining the dog against the background.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon 50mm f1.4, ISO 320, 1/400 sec, f2

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