Man's best friend on a misty morning lands top prize in Canon Redline Challenge 2023

A dog standing on a beach on a misty morning
(Image credit: Carlos Salvador)

A serene image of Carlos Salvador’s whippet-like dog on a foggy beach in Spain has landed him first prize in the Canon Redline Challenge. Now in its third year this year’s theme was ‘Room to Breathe’ giving amateur photographers from all over the world the freedom and flexibility to interpret it in a diverse variety of ways.

Captured on a morning walk at his local beach, Salvador’s winning images has landed him one of the best Canon cameras - a Canon EOS R5, with a versatile Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM lens. He will also receive worldwide recognition, his image will be published on the Canon website and it could be the kickstarter he needed to pursue a career in photography.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.