Tip of the Day – Short leash

Tip of the Day – Short leash

This is one of my favourite go-to dog and owner shots to take during a client dog photography session. Benji is a well behaved boy, but not all dogs walk this nicely on a loose leash!

I always have the owner switch to a nice short leash to make managing their dog easier for these shots. A long leash has the potential to hang down in loops or let the dog get out too far in front if they tend to pull ahead.

I keep a few short leashes in my bag of goodies that I take along to shoots for this very reason.

Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, Canon EF 70-200mm ƒ/2.8L IS II @ 150mm, ISO 1250, 1/800 sec, ƒ/2.8

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