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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 group shot with all your doggy subjects looking at the camera, with good expressions AND in sharp...

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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 pop up again and again. These are common mistakes, because they are all very easy to make.

The...

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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.

My album supplier provides a Photoshop template for the cover artwork and I use this to provide a...

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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.

When dog owners take photos of their black dogs with their phones, they're...

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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 editing stage.

I hear it all the time - “I’ve been looking at it for too long!” - and...

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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 causes the image to be low in contrast, often with a red colour cast in the shadows.

While some...

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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 the full story of the photo session.

Smart Albums makes it super quick and easy to design layouts,...

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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 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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