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In the frame

‘Getting both dogs to stay in position long enough to get the shot was a challenge’

Jango and Newt

Nigel Atherton, Editor

Olympus PEN E-PL5, 17mm lens, 1/4000sec at f/8, ISO 200

I live on the coast and spend a lot of my weekends walking my dogs on the South Downs, next to the sea. Sometimes it's cold, wet and miserable, but this image perfectly captures how wonderful it can be when the sun is out and glistening on the surface of the water. I had a silhouette in mind when I set out, but getting both dogs to stay in the right position long enough for me to get the shot was a challenge, since one of them is just a puppy. I wanted them to

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