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Putra's Mentoring Session with Blue the Border Collie

backlighting mentoring Jan 28, 2014

I seem to be developing a habit of using Border Collies for mentoring sessions! They really are ideal though - usually well trained, active, gorgeous looking and willing to please. Just what I need when teaching people the art of pet photography....

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Shannon's Mentoring Session with Billie the Border Collie X

action mentoring Nov 27, 2013

The first place I look for mentoring session models is in my commercial dog model database. I'd been wanting to use this special gal for a while! In her application form, her mum Kay had said:

"Bill is amazing, she loves agility and disc, her...

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Shannon's Mentoring Session with Kierrah the Boxer X

action mentoring Nov 26, 2013

I choose my models for mentoring sessions very carefully, as I want my students to have the best possible experience. Most of the time, I prefer to use dogs who have a good level of obedience so we can concentrate on the photography side of...

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Complex leash removal demo in Photoshop

free editing tutorials Nov 07, 2013
 

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This is a DEMO only and as such does not include a voiceover.

The long black lead snaked down from Turbo's collar, across Andy's blue jeans and puddled in front of his shoes. This...

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Using the Histogram in Lightroom

Uncategorized Oct 18, 2013
 

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In this video tutorial, I take an image from a session with Bert the Dogue de Bordeaux and run through an edit from start to finish in Adobe Lightroom 5. I refer the histogram to...

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Removing colour casts in Photoshop

free editing tutorials Sep 07, 2013
 

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In this video editing tutorial, I take an image of Blackie the Border Collie and remove different coloured colour casts on both his black and white fur. It's a technique I came up...

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Free Tutorial - Rescue Dog Adoptable Shoot - Photoshop CS6 Edit

free editing tutorials Aug 27, 2013
 

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In this video tutorial, I take one shot of Xander from Arctic Breed Rescue through some basic finishing-off in Photoshop CS6. I remove the leash, fine-tune the colour balance, burn the background a little, apply some extra...

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Rescue Dog Adoptable Shoot Workflow in Lightroom

free editing tutorials Aug 19, 2013
 

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In this video tutorial, I take you through selecting images and basic editing of a photo session in Adobe Lightroom 5 with a rescue dog called Xander from Arctic Breed Rescue,...

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Pet Photography Mentoring Sessions in San Francisco

mentoring news Jul 10, 2013

During my five-day stay in San Francisco, I had plenty of time to explore by myself, as my partner had taken off to Colorado earlier to get some much-anticipated dirt bike riding in. Once I'd worked out how the four-way stop sign intersections...

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Pet Photography Mentoring in Half Moon Bay, California

backlighting mentoring Jul 05, 2013

For a moment, it felt like I'd been transported back home to the eucalyptus forests of south-east Queensland. The tangy scent of gum tree leaves as they crunched gently under my feet, the subdued grey-greens of the foliage and the way the sunlight...

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