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Embark Up Ups Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jan 17, 2022

The Up Ups challenge is all about elevating the subject, dogs on logs, rocks, benches, whatever, as long as they are off the ground.

There was a...

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Editing Toolbox: Non-Destructive Dodging & Burning editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jan 14, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

One of the most effective ways you can focus the viewers attention on areas of the image you want them to look at is...

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Edit My Photo November 2021 - Ina edit my photo free editing tutorials Jan 13, 2022

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Ina was the winner of the Edit My Photo challenge for November 2021, Cesar's Hilltop Howl. Each month, the challenge winner...

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Edit My Photo October 2021 - Tiffany edit my photo free editing tutorials Jan 10, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

Tiffany was the winner of this month’s Edit My Photo challenge in the Unleashed Education community, with her very...

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Editing Toolbox: Quick Head Swap editing toolbox free editing tutorials Jan 07, 2022

By Charlotte Reeves

When photographing multiple dogs, the biggest challenge is getting them all looking at the camera, with good expressions,...

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Embark Dogscapes Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jan 03, 2022

Dogscapes is one of our favourite challenges in the whole of Embark. It's the perfect way for us to see the world while sitting at home!

But more...

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Editing Toolbox: Extending the Image Canvas to Improve Composition editing toolbox free editing tutorials Dec 30, 2021

By Craig Turner-Bullock

Sometimes when you’re in the moment, dealing with a dog on location, camera in one hand, treats and squeakers in...

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Editing Toolbox: Removing Blue from Black Fur in Lightroom editing toolbox free editing tutorials Dec 24, 2021

by Charlotte Reeves

Black dogs can look really gorgeous in pet photos, but editing their fur so they look properly black can be tricky....

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Taking Amazing Pet Portraits in Bad Weather behind the scenes pet photography tips Dec 21, 2021

by Craig Turner-Bullock

The weather can play havoc with our schedules sometimes, especially when clients expect sun-drenched, backlit, bright and...

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Embark Composition 101 Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Dec 21, 2021

Sometimes the seemingly simple challenges can be more difficult than they appear. That is definitely the case with the Composition 101 challenge.

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Editing Toolbox: Straightening Wonky Horizons in Lightroom and Photoshop editing toolbox free editing tutorials Dec 16, 2021

by Craig Turner-Bullock

Sometimes when you’re working on location with a dog running around and there are 20 things to think about at the...

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Editing Toolbox: Removing a Photo Bomber editing toolbox free editing tutorials Dec 09, 2021

by Charlotte Reeves

As pet photographers, we work so hard to get that perfect, engaged expression from our doggy subjects. But what happens...

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Embark Get Down Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Dec 06, 2021

The Get Down challenge is all about shooting from low, VERY low, to show the world from a dogs perspective.

We had some absolutely incredible...

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Editing Toolbox: Cleaning Eva's Teeth In Photoshop editing toolbox free editing tutorials Dec 02, 2021

by Craig Turner-Bullock

I recently had a special request from a client; to whiten her dog Eva's teeth.

In this video, I show you how I do it in...

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Editing Toolbox: Fixing a Yellow Colour Cast in White Fur editing toolbox free editing tutorials Nov 23, 2021

by Charlotte Reeves

Colour casts in white dog fur used to be fiddly to deal with, but Lightroom CC's new selection and masking tools make it quick...

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Embark Colouriffic Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Nov 22, 2021

This weekend saw the first challenge of Embark come to an end and we were absolutely amazed at all the gorgeous bold and bright submissions for...

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3 Ways to use Embark to Grow Your Dog Photography Business news unleashed challenges Oct 30, 2021

We don't cover business topics much on Unleashed Education, since we're focused on helping you improve your craft in shooting and...

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Party Time Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Oct 18, 2021
For the final challenge in this round, we wanted to see images that are a real celebration so it was time to par-tay! Capturing dogs at play,...
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Front Runner Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Oct 05, 2021

Capturing dogs in action is probably one of the most difficult things to master in Pet Photography. In this challenge, we really wanted to test the...

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Glow-Up Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Sep 20, 2021

Backlighting your subject is a beautiful way to separate them from the background, giving your images an instant glow-up.

Backlight was the latest...

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Say What? Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Sep 06, 2021
Nothing in the world is as cute as a doggy head tilt and for this challenge, we asked our challengers to head out and photograph the best head...
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Splash! Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 23, 2021
We've just completed the Splash! challenge in the Embark Round of Unleashed Challenges and the submissions were fantastic. 
 
It took us...
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City Slicker Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 09, 2021

As we have come to expect from our Unleashed Challengers, we had another incredible set of images submitted for the City Slicker Challenge. For...

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Soul Searcher Top 10 embark round top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 26, 2021

The Soul Searcher challenge was all about capturing emotion, expression and eye contact from a high angle. Often referred to as the 'puppy dog...

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