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By nanderson
This is one of the first photos i took using depth of field

Tags: Pets and captive animals

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emefbee 10 116 England
24 Dec 2007 7:03AM
It's a shame the hair is across the eye as this should be the point of interest. With a dog of this colouring, wait for nice evening light to bring out the orange. Its usually best to lose the collars too. Its a lovely model though!
Matt.B.

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nothsafoto 11 170 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2007 1:56PM
Your focus point is on the end of the nose. People or animal shots have to have the point of focus on the eye to work well (unless you are using a very small DOF to emphasize a certain feature).

A good effort and one worth doing again as the dog is great.

Rob
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2007 6:09PM
this is good and the background is nicely out of focus,

with such a busy dog you might try the continuous auto focus and set your camera to continuous advance (multiple pictures) and choose your favorite
Tooth 11 5.8k 227 Ireland
28 Dec 2007 10:32PM
All KC's are beautiful (I'm a fellow owner and besotted by them) but as someone above said they are "busy" and hard to pin down. The devil is in the detail and that's what makes a nice shot a good shot. in the absence of hours of patience, lots of exposures on burst mode can indeed help.

Technicalities with this one - you've done quite a good job with the exposure, it can be difficult to get detail in the darker fur without blowing out some of the white fur to purewhite. Yes, there's more focus on the nose than the eyes, and the hair across the eye spoils it. i'd also like to see a tiny bit more space between the dog's head and the top of the frame
DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
22 Feb 2008 8:36AM
He is a King for life from the day he was born and he knows it.
David

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