Tip of the Day – Recalling water action

Tip of the Day – Recalling water action

This shot was taken at during the session at the little creek. We’d let Bandit off to have a sniff around and a break from all the hardcore modelling he’d been doing! Breaks are essential to manage dog’s energy levels during the shoot as it’s important not to “burn them out” so they stop responding to attempts to get their attention and generate expression.⠀

To get this shot, we threw a stick further down the creek for Bandit to chase, then everyone enthusiastically called him back towards us and he bounded through the water. I was waiting at the edge of the water with my 70-200mm lens zoomed all the way into 200mm, and shot at a high frame rate and a fast shutter speed to capture the sequence.⠀

There’s just something about water action shots that I love!⠀

Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II @ 200mm, ISO 1000, 1/1250 sec, f/2.8

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