candid Tag

Tip of the Day – Unscripted candids

Photos of dogs with their owners are not all about perfect, posed shots of all the members of the group sitting there looking pretty (though, that can be nice too!). Some of my favourite dog...

Tip of the Day – Keep it interesting

The last thing you want your photo sessions with your dog to be are routine. If they know that every afternoon at 4pm you’re going to be out in the backyard, asking them to “stay,...

Tip of the Day – Unposed

Using your powers of observation during a shoot is so important. Always be watching what your doggy models are doing, how they are interacting with their owners and the world around them. Capturing spontaneous moments...

Tip of the Day – Puppy playtime

Image 3 of 5 of Dutchie’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions Some of the most appealing shots can come not from set up, carefully posed images - but candids. Puppies...

Tip of the Day – Special moments

Image 4 of 5 of Billy’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions One of the main reasons people shy away from being in the photos with their pets, is because they...

Tip of the Day – Candid beach shots

Photographing dogs running free on the beach is my favourite thing ever! Okay so not really a tip… but seriously… some of my most favourite action shots are totally unscripted, candid shots. Being a quiet...

Tip of the Day – Candid moments

Candid moments between dogs and their owners are often the most genuine. Instead of “posing” people - ask them to go sit down somewhere (where the background and light is pretty) and just ask them...

Tip of the Day – Details

As soon as I saw Ollie’s magnificent tail I just knew I needed a great shot of it to include in his mum’s final gallery. It was late in the session but patience pays off...

Tip of the Day – Prepare for candids

It’s easy to get stuck taking the same style of shot every time. Instead, be prepared for candid moments as they happen. Telling a story with your images draws people in and gets them thinking...

Tip of the Day – Become the Pawparazzi

From the archives - I’m digging up some old work to share! This photo is from July 2011 and has been re-edited. To create variety in your pet photography sessions, especially when working with dogs off-lead,...

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