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9 Ways to Rock Your Urban Dog Sessions

pet photography tips Mar 13, 2016

Shooting in urban environments can be challenging. In this series, I take you through some super helpful tips for working in busy locations, finding good places to shoot, working with reduced and complex lighting and minimising clutter and...

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Before & After: Pushing the Boundaries

before & after Mar 12, 2016

I took this image at the end of a mentoring session, just for fun, knowing that I was going to use the shot to demonstrate some editing techniques to my student. We were in the middle of a suburban park in an open grassy field and the sky was...

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Leash Removal Using Patching Editing Demo

free editing tutorials Sep 08, 2015
 

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Please note this is a demo only (not a tutorial) and as such, there is no commentary or sound. The video plays in real time so it should be reasonably easy to see what's...

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Great Dane Head Swap Photoshop Editing Tutorial

free editing tutorials Jun 09, 2015
 

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Group shots of dogs can be pretty tricky to nail in-camera at the best of times. With three off-lead Great Danes in a super distracting beach environment, we were incredibly...

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Irresistible Words Review

reviews Jun 05, 2015

Like countless bends already traversed, the stony path curved ahead of me, the scenery beyond hidden by thick bushes. New sandals chafed my heels, my camera hung heavy from my sweaty hand and the sun was dipping quickly...

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Peter's Mentoring Session with Diesel the Border Collie

mentoring Mar 30, 2015

As is always the case in summer in Queensland, the humid and stormy weather played havoc with scheduling Peter's full day of mentoring. Initially booked for December, it was March before we made it happen, but I believe it was worth the wait! We...

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Jodie's Mentoring Session with Shay the Border Collie

mentoring Mar 11, 2015

Aspiring pet photographers book mentoring sessions with me for a range of reasons. Sometimes, they might need a bit of practice working with a dog that is not their own. Sometimes they might want to concentrate on how to get sharp action shots....

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Christine's Mentoring Session with Juno the Border Collie

action mentoring Feb 06, 2015

Launching into a career in pet photography can be an incredibly exciting but often overwhelming process. Not only do you need to develop the photography and editing skills, there's also the whole "running a business" side to contend with. From my...

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Roslyn's Mentoring Session with Unit the American Staffordshire Terrier

mentoring Oct 24, 2014

I drove into the carpark rubbing sleep from my eyes. After staying up late to pick my partner up from the airport, then leaving to get to Claisebrook Cove in East Perth for our bright and early 5.30am start, there wasn't much sleep to be had...

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Kelly's Mentoring Session with Shogun the Golden Retriever

backlighting mentoring Oct 02, 2014

After the five hour flight from Brisbane to Perth, I was keen to get moving and explore! We had narrowed the shoot location down to a few options, but I knew that I wanted to check out Kings Park first as it seemed the most promising....

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