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Live Editing Session: Strive the Border Collie free editing tutorials Nov 17, 2020

This live editing session took place in May 2020 via a group Zoom call, and features the full edit of one of my award-winning images. Since I'd...

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Edit My Photo Episode 5 - Turning Ugly Dead Grass into Lush Green Grass edit my photo Oct 15, 2020

Welcome to Episode 5 of the Edit My Photo Challenge series!

In my RealShoots Complete Course Facebook group, we run monthly editing challenges. How...

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Behind the Scenes - Ben and Juniper | Dog Photography Session behind the scenes Oct 08, 2020

Just a fun little "behind the scenes" peek into what goes on at a dog photography session at the beach!

Ben the Border Collie and Juniper the...

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Podcast Interview about Dog Photography with Dingle Days interviews Oct 04, 2020

A couple of weeks ago I had a chat to Geryah from YouTube Channel - Dingle Days about all things dog photography!  

We dove into a huge...

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Edit My Photo Episode 4 - Adding Flare/Haze in Lightroom vs Photoshop edit my photo Sep 02, 2020

Welcome to Episode 4 of the Edit My Photo Challenge!

In my RealShoots Complete Course Facebook group, we’ve just...

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Pet Photographer Tests Out Animal AF on the Canon EOS R5 Mirrorless! Aug 21, 2020

Join me for the first few days of EOS R5 ownership, as I test out the Animal Autofocus capabilities of this revolutionary new mirrorless camera...

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Canon EOS R5 Unboxing and Visual Comparison with 1DX II Aug 20, 2020

I've always thought unboxing videos sounded fun to create, so when I received my much anticipated Canon EOS R5, I decided it was the perfect...

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Edit My Photo Episode 3 - Creating a Distraction-Free Edit edit my photo Jul 31, 2020

Welcome to Episode 3 of the Edit My Photo Challenge!

In my RealShoots Complete Course Facebook group, we’ve just...

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Edit My Photo Episode 2 - Dealing with Overexposed Snow edit my photo Jul 21, 2020

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Edit My Photo Challenge!

In my RealShoots Complete Course Facebook group, we’ve just started...

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Epic Action Photo - Speed Edit speed edits Jun 25, 2020

Speed edits are just so much fun, right?

I photographed Tess the White Swiss Shepherd last year as part of my Action Superstars series.

When I...

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Edit My Photo Episode 1 - Creating a Colourful and Vibrant Background edit my photo Jun 23, 2020

Welcome to the first video in my new Edit My Photo series!

In my RealShoots Complete Course Facebook group, we’ve just started running...

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7 Steps to Capturing Amazing "Run to Me" Dog Action Photos action pet photography tips Jun 10, 2020

Photos of dogs running directly towards the camera are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have discovered, capturing...

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Tibby and Summit Body Swap free editing tutorials May 30, 2020

Dog photography is challenging at the best of times, but that challenge quickly multiplies when you’re attempting to get that one perfect...

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10 Most Common Pet Photography Editing Mistakes (and how to fix them) editing Apr 09, 2020

Over many years of reviewing my student's images during portfolio reviews and image critiques, I keep seeing many of the same issues...

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Album Cover Image Extension in Photoshop free editing tutorials Mar 18, 2020

Designing albums is just one of the extra skills often required when you are running a full service pet photography business.

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10 Essential Tips for Beautiful Black Dogs pet photography tips Mar 12, 2020

Black dogs can look seriously stunning in photographs, however black is probably the most challenging of fur colours to capture.

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10 Tips for Setting Perfect White Balance editing Mar 11, 2020

If you’re like most pet photographers, at some point you’ve struggled with setting the correct white balance of your images in the...

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Removing a Red Colour Cast in Photoshop free editing tutorials Mar 06, 2020

Have you ever shot with backlight and ended up with flare in your image?

Flare occurs when direct sun hits the end glass element of your lens, and...

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Dog Photography Album Design using Smart Albums free editing tutorials Mar 06, 2020

Designing albums for my clients is something I love to do - there's just something special about a beautiful collection of images that tell...

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The secret to higher dog photography session sales pet photography tips Dec 20, 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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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