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Tip of the Day – Watch for colour casts

*Visit the blog post to see a before and after!* This week on Tip of the Day, we’re focusing on the challenges of photographing black dogs.⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Watch for colour casts! Black fur is very good at picking...

Tip of the Day – Spot the difference

Image 5 of 5 of Ella’s Session in the series Creating variety in your pet photography sessions ⠀ This is it - the very last post of the series! Due to popular demand, next week we are...

Tip of the Day – Digital trickery

*Check out the before and after and let me know if you find this useful in the comments!* It’s Barkarica week! I’ll be sharing photos from our last pet photography retreat all week. This is Maggie...

Tip of the Day – Black dogs should look black!

From the archives - this week I’m digging up some old work to share! This photo is from February 2010 and has been re-edited. Looking through the archives I found my original edits of this session,...

Tip of the Day – Editing Clear Sky Silhouettes

Shooting a silhouette at sunset on a cloud-free day and want to add some interest to the image? Since you don’t have to worry about what your subject looks like - you can go a...

Tip of the Day – White Balance in Lightroom

*Lightroom editing* If the dog has some white fur, easily set white balance in Lightroom with this simple trick. In this video, we start off with As Shot white balance. I cycle through Cloudy, Shade...

Tip of the Day – Pushing a Sunset Photo

This shot is the subject of a “before and after” blog post on my website. Head to the blog on learnpetphotography.com.au to see the “before” image - you won’t believe the difference!...

Tip of the Day – Making Blue Skies Blue

Editing tip: if the sky in your image is a very pale blue and you’d like to bring it out more - in Lightroom - go to the HSL (Hue / Saturation / Luminance) panel...

Great Dane Head Swap Photoshop Editing Tutorial

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

The beauty of RAW

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...

Using the Histogram in Lightroom

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) In this video tutorial, I take an image from a session with Bert the Dogue de Bordeaux and run through an edit from...

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...

Rescue Dog Adoptable Shoot Workflow in Lightroom

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) In this video tutorial, I take you through selecting images and basic editing of a photo session in Adobe Lightroom 5 with a...

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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