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Mel's Mentoring Session with Pepper the Dalmatian

mentoring May 15, 2014

After being in business for nearly 6 years, I just couldn't believe I'd never had a session with a Dalmatian, so when it came time to choose a model for my mentoring session with Mel from Furry Feet Photography who was coming all the way from...

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e-book and Learning Options News

news Apr 11, 2014

As this is an extensive blog post (I'll admit, it got away on me a little) I've interspersed the text with some photos from recent client sessions to help break it up a little. These were all shot after the release of Fetching Photos in May 2013,...

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Pet Photography Editing Video Tutorial - Complex Leadrope Removal

free editing tutorials Apr 10, 2014
 

Following on from my leash removal video tutorials that deal with simple and complex techniques to deal with editing out the leash in dog photos, I decided to share a similar but more complex job of removing the lead rope in a horse photography...

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Nicola's Mentoring Session with Buddah the British Bulldog

mentoring Mar 13, 2014

The second of my shooting mentoring sessions with Nicola (our first model being Zephyr the tri coloured, blue-eyed Border Collie) was a very different style of shoot. Our model was a British Bulldog called Buddah and the session took...

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Nicola's Mentoring Session with Zephyr the Border Collie

mentoring Mar 12, 2014

Border Collies are a favourite breed of mine to use for mentoring sessions. Often well trained, confident in new surroundings, athletic and not bad to look at either, it makes it easier to teach photography concepts such as shooting action...

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Courtney's Mentoring Session with Luca the Husky

mentoring Feb 24, 2014

Sweet Miss Luca Blue! Owned and loved by Kay, owner of Chew Chomp and Chill, this pretty girl is unlike most arctic breeds I've come across. Chilled, non-reactive and not particularly energetic (as in, it was actually difficult to get her...

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The beauty of RAW

backlighting editing Jan 31, 2014

As a kid, I loved creating masterpiece paintings that ended up proudly stuck to the fridge. My personal mission was always the creation of beautiful new colours. Carefully squeezing out worms of cobalt blue and blood red, I mixed them carefully to...

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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

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

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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