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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 organised this shoot, I had a really clear picture in my head of exactly what I wanted to capture. I...

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Edit My Photo - Episode 1

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 monthly editing challenges. How it works is:

  • I provide one of my RAW images for group members to download...
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7 Steps to Capturing Amazing "Run to Me" Dog Action Photos

Photos of dogs running directly towards the camera are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have discovered, capturing that one perfect shot is not always easy.

Going beyond just camera settings, these steps are...

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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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