Sun 09-Sep-12 05:21 PM | edited Sun 09-Sep-12 07:57 PM by coolmom42
The only exposure issue is on the front leg extended out. You might be able to do some selective highlight reduction on that and improve it. However, it's not really objectionable if you leave it alone.
I would like to see a vertical crop... leave a little more room above the tail and in the direction the dog is moving.
Contrasting color animals are hard to photograph. You can often get the best results with them in shade or indirect lighting. That's the only way I can get good images of my black & white dog, your brown & white is a little easier!
With less light, as in shade or indirect light, you will have lower shutter speed, which means you will do better with your dog being fairly still. For one moving fast, you need about 1/500 second shutter speed to freeze the motion. But you can get some nice photos with some motion blur in feet & tail, too. The main things that are critical to have sharp are the eyes & nose.
You have a nice photo of a difficult subject, keep on practicing!
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