It’s always a joy to photograph puppies, says Diana Bunch, CPP, but Migo, the subject of her image “My Chair,” was a particularly poignant subject. “I fell in love with his personality and knew he would be perfect for this leather chair in my studio,” she says. Pet Pawtography is based in Milton, Florida, and specializes in animal portraiture.
CAMERA & LENS: Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon 85mm f/1.2L II
EXPOSURE: 1/125 second at f/8, ISO 100
LIGHTING: The main light was an AlienBees B400 modified with a 35-inch octabox, and the two lights toward the back and sides were Photogenic PL 1250s modified with stripboxes.
POST-CAPTURE: She processed the raw image in Adobe Camera Raw, created a Topaz Adjust layer, and used a layer mask to paint in areas for more details. Final edits were made in Photoshop CC.