Mountain Dogsled Races, pushing my camera and skill to its limit.

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  1. Dubious Drewski

    Dubious Drewski TPF Noob!

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    I shot these exact races last year in Elkford, British Colombia. I covered the event again this year. After reviewing my old photos, I am happy to announce that I have somewhat improved as a photographer in the course of 365 days. I should hope so, anyway!

    Here are some of my favourites from that day:
    1. A Dramatic Start
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    2. High Key Doggy
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    3. Beautiful Motion in Paint
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    4. Unsure
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    5. Epitome of Intensity (A blue filter does wonders for blue eyes!)
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    Now for some smaller sized ones.
    6. Puppy Hug
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    7. Adorable wrestling puppies!
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    What do you guys think?
     
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    Pretty good. #2 causes some eye-catching interest, and #1 is the best overall I think.
     
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    I dig em all! Especially the first and last shots :thumbup:

    The diffusions at what looks like a chain link fence is a trip, and that blue eyed devil dog is indeed quite dramatic!

    Only satan (no spell check I will not capitalize him) would not love that puppy shot, Oh and maybe Chiller.

    -Shea
     
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    pfft Chiller is a softy ;)

    Great shooting - number 4 really is a very very typical husky look!
    Definatly not easy shooting with all the snow, white dogs and bright sunlight.
     
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    Captured the spirit of the event wonderfully! Love the pictures.
     
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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Well done. The puppy shots made me smile :D
     
  7. Dubious Drewski

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    Puppy shots are popular, eh? Ok, how about one more then.

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    His actual name was 'Trouble'. Can you tell?
     
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    cool shots -- nice to see some working dogs :)
     
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    Someone has told me that shot number 2 might not count as "high key". I think it might not, but the key light in the shot is very bright, isn't it? In my mind, that makes it a high key shot.

    What's your opinion on that guys? Is it or isn't it?
     
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    I haven't done any high key photography but I have ghosted around it. From what I have picked up true high key photography has a white background (as the shot does have) which is not the result of a blowout - basically its white but more blowout white - giving it a softer effect.
    I think your shot might be considered to be a bit strong with the whites - I say might because I am really no expert on the matter.
     

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