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The secret to higher dog photography session sales

pet photography tips Sep 26, 2019

We’re all guilty of it.

When it comes to social media, we only tend to share the highlights, the good stuff. And it’s only natural. No one wants to see the crappy bits, the bad shots, the epic fails - well not unless they’re...

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Editing Quick Tip - Content-Aware Fill Magic in Photoshop

free editing tutorials Sep 25, 2019
 

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Adobe Photoshop's awesome Content-Aware Fill feature is nothing short of amazing and in this video, I demonstrate how to get the best results.

I wanted to remove the entire weed from the corner of this image.

The...

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Mally Muster 2019 "Out of this World" Photo Booth - Speed Edit

free editing tutorials Aug 15, 2019
 

In 2019 at the annual Mally Muster fundraising event for Brisbane dog rescue group Shamroq (Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute Rescue of Queensland), we ran a "Out of this World" themed photo booth.

The beautiful backdrop was custom painted for...

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Easy white balance in Lightroom

free editing tutorials Jul 16, 2019
 

When editing your images in Lightroom, if the dog has some white fur you can quickly and easily set the correct white balance with this simple trick.

In this video, we start off with As Shot white balance. I cycle through Cloudy, Shade and then...

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The best lens for dog photography

pet photography tips Jun 05, 2019

A question I see posted over and over again in online pet photography groups is this:

"What's the best lens for dog photography?"

And you know what? I don't really have the answer. ‍

Because everyone is different.

Just because we're all pet...

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Photographing a Camera Shy Dog

 

Back in 2017 at Barkjour (our out-of-this-world pet photography retreat in southern France), one of our attendees, Leslie, took some video of me working with Marley, an Australian Shepherd that was camera shy when photographed at close range....

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Setting up a custom workspace in Photoshop

free editing tutorials Oct 18, 2018
 

I was recently asked how I got my Photoshop looking so “simple” when it came to the tabs on the right hand side. Like so many things in Photoshop, the tab system is highly customisable. In this (relatively) quick video I cover how to...

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Mally Muster 2018 "Northern Lights" Photo Booth - Speed Edit

free editing tutorials Jul 31, 2018
 

In 2018 at the annual Mally Muster fundraising event for Brisbane rescue group Shamroq (Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute Rescue of Queensland), we ran a "Northern Lights" themed photo booth. The Northern Lights backdrop was set up in a white...

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How to Train Your Dog Model

pet photography tips Dec 12, 2017

Maybe (like me) your journey into professional pet photography started out with you photographing your own dogs. Also maybe (like me) you found it increasingly tricky to get them to cooperate with having their photo taken. These essential tips...

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Editing Quick Tip - Adjustment Brush Auto Masking

free editing tutorials Nov 21, 2017
 

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In this video, I share the one setting that will change your life when it comes to using the Adjustment Brush in Lightroom. It's especially helpful for silhouettes like this one,...

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