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Embark Front Runner Top 10

embark top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 30, 2022
Front Runner Top 10 August 2022

Featuring flying ears, long flapping tongues, and crazy eyes, action shots are hilarious and always front runners with dog lovers. A must include in any clinet image gallery!

Capturing animals in action would have to be one of the most demanding types of photography. They move erratically, they're relatively small, and they're different colours, shapes and sizes. And that's before you even consider the extra challenges you have in directing and influencing their movement. Once you have the know-how though it's all down to practice. And for these shots, you won't get many complaints about that from your doggy subjects!

We've loved looking through all the submissions for the Front Runner challenge in Embark and we're very happy to share our top 10 images, in no particular order. Congratulations to the photographers.

- Craig & Charlotte 📸 🐶 ✨

Allison Schwickerath | Allison Mae Photography

Excellent low angle, direct on action, great Front Runner shot!

Darlene Woodward | Pant the Town Photography

An expression that is so full of joy, a super low angle and a wonderful colour palette really make this an excellent action shot. 

Iris Van Velzen | Iris Van Velzen Fotografie

Crazy energy, crazy expressions and double the Front Runner fun!

Kim Hawkins

Gorgeous soft light, a fantastic place in the dog's stride, a brilliant image for the Front Runner challenge.

Magda Szklarska | Your Best Furiend Photography

Lovely warm light, a very happy dog, some great playful action perfectly fitting the Front Runner brief.

Nicole Wesley | Nicole Wesley Photography LLC

We really enjoy how in your face this shot is. Great action, great connection and a fantastic image for this challenge brief.

Pauliina Saarinen | Pauliina Saarinen Photography

Beautiful light and editing, we really enjoy the expression and how casually this dog is taking things!

Rebecca Williams | Rebecca Williams Photographer

A fantastic depiction of a dog in a working environment. Gorgeous light, beautiful rich blacks and clean whites make this a wonderful graphic Front Runner action shot.

Shaleena Jones | Give a Dog a Bone Photography

This is quite an intense image beautifully edited and those eyes really pull you in.

Yvonne Van Leeuwen | Animal Design Fotografie

A flying dog! Love the full sun to bring out the textures in the black fur. The little tucked paw is such a sweet bonus!

Embark is made up of 12 challenges over 6 months and is the first interactive course in the Unleashed Challenges series.

Much more than just a challenge, Embark is an invaluable educational resource that will help you build up a go-to list of shots to help create variety in your work. Designed for anyone to be able to complete whether you just want to photograph your own dog or you are a professional pet photographer.

If you'd like to know more head over here to register your interest and we'll send you all the details when enrollment next opens in April 2023.

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