Overexposed Portrait Of A Pooch

© Sara B Coffey

Overexposed Portrait Of A Pooch

Uploaded: June 28, 2018 | Entered: June 28, 2018 19:45:27


My goal for this image was to intentionally overexpose the shot but still try to end up with an artistic expression. I used a bright sunny day and picked a place I could get lower than my subject and shoot upward. I used a shallow depth of field for the background and +2 exposure compensation to let in more light than usual. Most of his white fur blended with the overexposed background especially on the top and left side. I darkened the shadows and boosted the blacks to give more contrast to the eyes. My reflection is seen in his eyes, the turquoise green shirt was an unexpected cool effect. Overall I was pleased with the results. I love it when a plan comes together! F4 1/30 iso 400 24mm exp compensation +2.0


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