puppy Tag

Tip of the Day – Make it high reward

Co-operating with you while you’re taking photos should always result in some super special rewards for your dog. Depending on what drives them and what they value most, have a reward that only happens once...

Tip of the Day – Short and sweet

Because you are probably going to be taking many, many of photos of your own dog over the years, there’s no need to engage in extensive sessions like you would with someone else’s dog. Keep...

Tip of the Day – Start off slow

Your dog’s initial introduction to your camera should be the same as if you’re meeting a new dog for the first time. Depending on if it’s an 8 week old pup, or a 10 year...

Tip of the Day – Twilight recovery

Image 5 of 5 of Dutchie’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions Last post of the series, so it’s time for a “before and after” today! Twilight images can be really beautiful,...

Tip of the Day – Backlighting compromises

Image 4 of 5 of Dutchie’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions Backlighting can be a tricky lighting technique to master. Ideally, when you’re shooting towards the sun, it’s best to...

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 – Recalling action

Image 1 of 5 of Dutchie’s Session in the series Creating Variety in Your Dog Photography Sessions Welcome to the first post for Dutchie’s session! Dutchie the Cavoodle was just 4 months old at the time...

Tip of the Day – Puppy attention spans

Puppies are super fun to photograph but can be challenging! They are usually curious and responsive to all manner of things, but take care not to over-use effective noises to get their attention as they...

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...

Tip of the Day – Let puppies play!

Puppies can be deceptively fast, infinitely random and not very cooperative when it comes to taking photos! Let them play and stay well back with a long lens. If they come over to check you...

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