Tip of the Day – Look away
I’m usually all about expression and eye contact, but in some cases it’s nice to shoot images where the dog isn’t looking at the camera, to help create variety and show off some different physical features. I loved Pippa’s side profile with her long nose and tan markings, and with her looking up at her mum, she had a lovely expression even though she wasn’t looking at the camera. One thing to keep in mind though is to always compose your image with negative space for the dog to “look into”, whenever they aren’t looking directly at you.
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II, Canon EF 135mm ƒ/2L, ISO 400, 1/800 sec, ƒ/2
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