Tip of the Day – Avoid Side Light

Tip of the Day – Avoid Side Light

Full sun in late afternoon can really make black dogs shine! The hard light brings out the contrast between the shadows and the specular highlights of a shiny coat. Shoot with the sun behind you or face the dog’s head towards the light so you don’t end up with very dark areas.

Side light on black dogs in full sun is not a good look!

Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EOS 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS, ISO 200, 1/1000 sec, f/2.8

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