Ok upload number 4, this is of a young Rough Collie called Bentley. Focusing can be a real issue on long nose breed such as Bentley, you either end up with a sharp Nose and soft Ears, or vice verse. I find if you focus about an Inch or 25mm in front of the Eyes, along the Nose in most cases the focus is normally spot on. Another High Key Studio shot, hope you like it.




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  • Jazz08
    Jazz08over 2 years ago

    very cute !!!

  • Hi Jazz, yes Bentley is certainly that!

    – Mark Cooper

  • Abigail Jennings
    Abigail Jenningsover 2 years ago

  • Wow, thank you so much Abigail that is very much appreciated.

    – Mark Cooper

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 2 years ago


  • Thank you Lori

    – Mark Cooper

  • kristijohnson
    kristijohnsonover 2 years ago

    Great pet photography Mark! I really am enjoying and looking forward to your photos!

  • Hi Kristi, thank you so much, I hope my future efforts will not disappoint, watch this space!

    – Mark Cooper

  • Renee Blake
    Renee Blakeover 2 years ago

    A beautiful portrait of this gorgeous pup ! I appreciate the focusing tip also !

  • Hi Renee, my absolute pleasure

    – Mark Cooper

  • kkphoto1
    kkphoto1over 2 years ago

    Very nice! You sure do a wonderful job with all these dogs you photograph!

  • Thank you so much Kay, I do get a lot of pleasure from taking photographs of our Doggie friends

    – Mark Cooper

  • Nicole Besch
    Nicole Beschover 2 years ago

    AWWWW…so very cute! Amazing capture,so very well presented! Into my favs!

  • Hi Nicole, well thank you so much, I’m glad you like it

    – Mark Cooper

  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosover 2 years ago

    This is a beauty Mark. Super capture!

  • Thank you John

    – Mark Cooper

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...over 2 years ago

    I think you did a great job as Bentley looks fabulous…you really captured the sweet and soft expression that Collies have and I mean “soft” only in a good way!

  • Thank you for those kind words Kat. The owners had washed and blow dried poor Bentley about a hour before the shoot, so he was probably more fluffy than usual!

    – Mark Cooper

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123over 2 years ago

    Your image as been chosen for a feature this week, Congratulations

  • Thank you Elaine that is very much appreciated.

    – Mark Cooper

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