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7 Steps to Capturing Amazing "Run to Me" Dog Action Photos action pet photography tips Jun 10, 2020

Photos of dogs running directly towards the camera are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have discovered, capturing...

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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.

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The secret to higher dog photography session sales pet photography tips Dec 20, 2019

We’re all guilty of it.

When it comes to social media, we only tend to share the highlights, the good stuff. And it’s only natural. No...

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The best lens for dog photography pet photography tips Jun 05, 2019

A question I see posted over and over again in online pet photography groups is this:

"What's the best lens for dog photography?"

And you know...

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Photographing a Camera Shy Dog dog training pet photography tips Mar 11, 2019

Back in 2017 at Barkjour (our out-of-this-world pet photography retreat in southern France), one of our attendees, Leslie, took some video of...

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How to Train Your Dog Model in 5 Easy Steps pet photography tips Dec 12, 2017

Maybe (like me) your journey into professional pet photography started out with you photographing your own dogs. Also maybe (like me) you found it...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The Ultimate Guide to Back Button Focus for Pet Photographers action pet photography tips Jun 09, 2017

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...

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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...

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8 Tips for Capturing Creative Cat Photos 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...

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9 Ways to Rock Your Urban Dog Photography 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,...

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