I was kneeling on the ground with my camera and the ‘serious’ lens. It’s a big piece of glass. I was only 4.5 meters/14 feet away. Most dogs go to the side, turn their head and/or their eyes away. Not her.

Fearless dog

Fearless dog

Technical

Before (left) and after (right) as processed with Darktable 2.0.6

Before (left) and After (right)

Camera: Canon 7Dmk2 ISO 400 and 1/200
Lens: Canon 70-200mm f/4 and f/6.3
Processed with Darktable 2.0.6: http://www.darktable.org/