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Embark Soul Searcher Top 10

embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jan 31, 2022
Soul Searcher Top 10 February 2022

We're halfway through Embark already and the Soul Searcher challenge is all about capturing those eyes, clear and sparkling, looking up at the camera, creating that 'puppy dog eye's look.

We had some absolutely incredible submissions for this challenge, but here, in no particular order, are our top 10 images.

Well done to the photographers who created these soul searching images.

- Charlotte & Craig 🐶 📸 ✨

Angela Schneider | Big White Dog Photography

This is the very definition of Soul Searcher. Another simple shot, beautifully edited and meeting the brief perfectly.

Bronwyn Brown

The framing from the ferns, which perfectly contrast the reddish fur really draw your eye into those eyes in this shot.

Cindy Van Osch | Paws and Memories Dog Photography

Utterly adorable puppy dog eyes, who could resist them? Really clean edit with no distractions and the puppy is posed really nicely.

Dawne Carlisle

This is another clean and simple backdrop that leaves your eye nowhere to go other than that tongue and the eyes. Beautiful shot, really wonderfully edited.

Francesca Guagliumi

The dog contrasts so well against the dark background and the pop of colour and movement from the leaves really made this shot stand out in the submissions.

Heidi Adler | Heidi Adler Photography

The choice of using a wide-angle lens to create more of a caricature of this dog really stood out amongst the Soul Searcher submissions. The paving really add dimension to this humourous shot.

Julia Carr | Seashel Photography

This shot has a lovely graphic quality with the black and white tiles. The dog is centred and symmetrical and we're drawn right into those beautiful eyes looking up at us.

Katy Robertson

What a gorgeous expression! The raised paw and tail really add extra magic to this shot and it fits the brief perfectly.

Megan O'Hehir

A double soul searcher! Both dogs have fantastic expressions here and the composition and positioning of them both is fabulous.

Nicole Crystal | Pooch Pix

Sparkly eyes looking up, a simple complimentary background, what more could you ask for in a Soul Searcher shot? A little flick of fur on the ears maybe... Gorgeous!

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.

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