Tip of the Day – My family

Tip of the Day – My family

Image 4 of 5 of Scully’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions

Remember my post about the “puppy dog eyes” shot earlier this week? This image is a variation on that technique – it’s a great way to get the owner included in the image without setting up a cheesy “pose and smile at the camera” shot.

I love this view – it makes me think Scully is saying, “I’m so happy to be hanging out with my mum and dad!”

To get this shot, use a wide angle lens – I’m shooting at 28mm here. This allows you to get nice and close to the dog’s face making them big and full of personality, while also including lots of the background. Careful about including the owner’s faces though – they’ll be very soft and distorted if they’re in the frame – so it’s best to frame the shot to include just their bodies.

Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II @ 28mm, ISO 1000, 1/640 sec, f/4

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