The layers in this photograph are perfect(sand/dog/water/bank 1/bank 2/sky). Everything looks slightly blue in colourwhich makes the beach look calm, also adding the fact there's no footprints or people in the frame.
The main focus is obviously the dog, Great shot as hes not over lapping another layer hes only on the sand. My favourite part of the picture is the dog's shadow because of the way it has a slight reflection in water. Also, the way the banks just edge in to the frame is very effective as it balances the detail on each side of the picture.
I can't list any problems with this photograph, so Congratulations for capturing a beautiful shot
I know I JUST critiquued your other picture, but I love this one to no end. I can't see one single thing that I don't like about this picture, and that's saying something cuz I can usually get pretty nit-picky (which comes in handy when writing honest critiques, something I wish I'd get every now and then lol). I love how smooth and perfect everything looks. You can't even see any footprints! And once again everything is so sharp and clear and pretty, down to the exact line of water where it breaks against the sand. Even the dog has a perfectly clear reflection! You sir, have given me new standards at which I will set myself with my own photography. Keep up the awesome work!