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Emerge Silhouetto Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges May 17, 2022

Silhouettes eliminate textural detail and black out facial expressions, relying instead on the pose and body language of the dog to tell the story....

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Emerge All In The Details Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges May 04, 2022

Since our pets are such unique looking creatures, they will always have particular features that their owners love. We’re sure you’ve...

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Embark Party Time Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 23, 2022

It's time to party! Our fun-loving furry friends spent so much of their time engaging in play. Most dogs are always up for a game and capturing...

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Emerge Pantastic Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 19, 2022

Panning is the technique of following the motion of something as it moves from side to side across the scene in front of you.

Our challengers were...

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Embark Splash! Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 11, 2022

There's just something about playing in the water that screams fun and our best furry buddies seem to agree.

Whether it be swimming, leaping,...

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Emerge Under Cover Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 04, 2022

They say a home is just a house without a dog. Those of us with dogs know this very well, I bet you can’t wait to get home for those joy...

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Embark Glow-up Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Mar 28, 2022

Working with natural light, especially on a bright sunny day can be challenging at times. However, the resulting warm and engaging portraits...

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Emerge Highs and Lows Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Mar 21, 2022

The use of high key and low key imagery is very common in the world of art and photography. Their popularity can probably be attributed to them...

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Embark Say What? Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Mar 15, 2022

Say What? is a challenge that's all about engagement and connection between the doggy model and the camera. We were specifically looking for that...

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Emerge Spaced Out Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Mar 08, 2022

For the second challenge of Emerge, Spaced Out, we were looking for images that use negative space to really feature the subject, add an emotive...

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Embark Front Runner Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Feb 28, 2022

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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Emerge Framed Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Feb 21, 2022

Framed is the first challenge in our brand new Unleashed Challenge series, Emerge.

It was SO HARD picking our top 10 for this challenge, the...

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Embark City Slicker Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Feb 14, 2022

The City Slicker Challenge is all about showcasing pets in our urban environments. City skylines, brick walls, alleyways, industrial areas, as long...

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Embark Soul Searcher Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jan 31, 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...

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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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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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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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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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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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