dog photography Tag

7 Tips for Photographing Puppies

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...

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...

Jodie’s Mentoring Session with Shay the Border Collie

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...

Christine’s Mentoring Session with Juno the Border Collie

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"...

Shannon’s Mentoring Session with Kierrah the Boxer X

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...

Complex leash removal demo in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) 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...

Removing colour casts in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) In this video editing tutorial, I take an image of Blackie the Border Collie and remove different coloured colour casts on both his...

Pet Photography Mentoring in Half Moon Bay, California

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...

Advanced Removal of Leash in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) A longer video tutorial showing removal of the leash in Adobe Photoshop CS6 using more advanced techniques, as required by the busier background....

Basic Removal of Leash in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) A quick video tutorial showing the best way to remove the leash from a photo of a dog who has been photographed with...

Fun with re-editing ~ Part 2

I've been working on my website this weekend, updating my portfolio to now display bigger images. I'm taking the opportunity to go through and cull a few older shots and add some of my latest...

Fun with re-editing

If you've been a photographer for a while, you'll know that over time, your style evolves and changes. When I picked up my first digital SLR in 2005 (it was a Canon 350D), I hardly...

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