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5 Essential Items for Pet Photographers

pet photography tips Nov 20, 2017
 

Pet photography is a super specialised field and with that comes specialised equipment and tools of the trade. Find out the five things I just couldn't live without as a professional pet photographer. Some of them will probably be surprising!

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13 Elements of Composition for Pet Photographers

pet photography tips Oct 16, 2017

Taking your photography up a notch means understanding and using some common, but often overlooked, elements of composition. Ranging from the classic rule of thirds to the more obscure, here's a complete tour!

1. Centered Composition

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12 Tips for Working with Pets and their People

pet photography tips Aug 19, 2017

Often we specialise in pet photography because we relate to animals better than people, am-I-right? There will inevitably come a time when you do need to photograph your furry subject's humans though. Knowing what to say, how to pose (and when not...

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The Ultimate Guide to Back Button Focus for Pet Photographers

Welcome! You're probably here because you've heard about this mystical "BBF" - and wondered what it is and why people would want to use it. A fellow pet photographer and friend taught me this method several years ago and it seriously Changed....

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Shooting tutorial videos are coming!

news May 26, 2017
 

At the beginning of this year, I ran a pet photography learning survey and had a HUGE response. It was great to get an insight into exactly what people want to learn when it comes to improving their pet photography shooting and...

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7 Tips for Photographing Puppies

pet photography tips Mar 14, 2017

Downy soft fur, needle sharp teeth, little waggly tails and puppy breath… is there anything more adorable than a puppy? As tricky as it can be to obtain great images of dogs, capturing awesome shots of puppies is often even more...

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10 Tips for Taking Better Action Photos of Dogs

Flying ears, flapping tongues and crazy eyes. Action photos of dogs are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have discovered, they’re not always the easiest to capture. Obtaining sharp action shots can be tricky, but...

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Complete the pet photography learning survey!

news Jan 17, 2017

A big hello and happy new year to all you lovely pet photography professionals and enthusiasts! I've started off 2017 with a million ideas and projects I want to pursue, but only limited time in which to do them. I feel it's...

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Re-edit ~ Why so blue, Harley?

editing Jul 01, 2016

I checked my phone again, still no text message. After waiting all day for an exact address to be texted through from my client's personal assistant (the session had been a surprise gift to the boss from her company) I'd set on...

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8 Tips for Capturing Cats

pet photography tips Mar 31, 2016

Photographing cats and kittens is a whole different game than working with dogs. In some ways, they are easier, but in others, they are so much more challenging! Discover my best tips for successfully capturing amazing shots of cats, working with...

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