Unleashed Education Blog

Embark Soul Searcher Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 03, 2023

We're half way through Embark already, can you believe it! So for this challenge it's time to do a little soul searching.

This style of shot can be...

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Emerge Double Trouble Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 27, 2023

What’s better than one dog? Two, of course! Dogs are social creatures and many dog owners have more than one, so at some point, pet...

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Embark Up Ups Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 20, 2023

One technique that works wonders for dogs who tend to wander around is putting them up on something.

In natural areas, fallen logs make great...

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Emerge Mirror Image Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 13, 2023

Capturing an image with a full reflection is so much fun to do. You can use a mirror image in so many ways that enhance an image and add a little...

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Embark Dogscapes Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jul 06, 2023

Shooting landscapes was an early photographic love for both Craig and Charlotte!

When photographing your canine friends these days, there's a real...

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Emerge Slow Motion Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 29, 2023

Photos of dogs can usually be classified into one of two main categories - portrait, where the dog is still, or action, where the dog is doing...

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Embark Composition 101 Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 22, 2023

Challenge number 3 of Embark, Composition 101 is all about centered compositions.

Centering feels very natural and is probably one of the first...

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Emerge Silhouetto Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 15, 2023

We're up to challenge number seven of Emerge, Silhouetto. It's another of our personal favourites and it seems we're not alone! Our challengers...

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Embark Get Down Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 08, 2023

What if we told you there was one tiny little thing that you could do right now that will dramatically change your images forever? This thing that...

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Emerge All In The Details Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Jun 01, 2023

Since our pets are such unique looking creatures, they will always have particular features that their owners love.

You must have heard people talk...

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Embark Colouriffic Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges May 25, 2023

We're back with a brand new set of students in our challenge-based course, Embark!

Over the next 6 months, we'll see them complete a series of 12...

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Emerge Pantastic Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges May 18, 2023

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

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Emerge Under Cover Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges May 04, 2023

They say a home is just a house without a dog (or other pet). Those of us with pets know this very well. If you're reading this, we wouldn't mind...

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Emerge Highs and Lows Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 21, 2023

For challenge number three of Emerge, we asked our challengers to create images using high key or low key techniques.

The use of high key and low...

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Emerge Spaced Out Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Apr 06, 2023

The Spaced Out challenge is the latest to have been completed by our Emerge participants.

The negative space in an image can help to emphasise and...

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Emerge Framed Top 10 emerge top 10 unleashed challenges Mar 23, 2023

Emerge is back for 2023, we're very excited to be back with a new set of students in the second in the series of Unleashed Challenges.

This week...

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Embark Awards Winners embark awards unleashed challenges Oct 28, 2022

Today we wrapped up the last 6 months of Embark, the first in our Unleashed Challenge series of courses. The awards ceremony was hosted live on...

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Embark Party Time Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Oct 25, 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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Embark Splash! Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Oct 14, 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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Embark Glow-Up Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Sep 27, 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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Embark Say What? Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Sep 13, 2022

Dog photos are most successful when they're engaging, when they show the personality of the dog and make you feel like you're right there with them...

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

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

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Embark City Slicker Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 22, 2022

For many of us, pet ownership is a big part of our modern urbanized life. It's become commonplace to see pets out and about in cities and suburbs....

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Embark Soul Searcher Top 10 embark top 10 unleashed challenges Aug 02, 2022

The Soul Searcher or puppy dog eyes style of shot can be a great way to introduce variety into your session, especially if you usually shoot from a...

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