Tips to Shoot Quality Retriever Photos

Bill Buckley explains how to capture the perfect shot
With thousands of retriever images submitted to the DU Member Photo Gallery, it's understood that these faithful companions are popular targets for waterfowlers with cameras. Shooting quality retriever images takes knowledge, skill and cooperation between dog and photographer. In this short video tutorial, professional photographer Bill Buckley explains how he shot the lead image on page 54 of DU Magazine's March/April issue for the article, "Train a rock-steady retriever." Buckley walks you through the different stages of this photo shoot and explains how he captured the shot he wanted.