Urban

Tip of the Day – Look up

Lighting can be tricky in urban areas, with sources of shade from buildings from multiple directions at once. To ensure you obtain catchlights in the eyes always face your subject towards a light source. If...

Tip of the Day – Level up

It can be a real balancing act to feature very small subjects, such as little dogs like Chase here, in a scene where they are so dwarfed by everything around them. Large elements abound in...

Tip of the Day – Search for colour

Colour is another element that’s usually more readily available when shooting in urban areas. Rather than the earthy greens and browns of natural areas, in urban areas keep an eye out for different colours and...

Tip of the Day – Urban elevation

I may have mentioned this before, but it’s a good tip and bears repeating! If your subject doesn’t have a good “stay” consider elevating them on the edge of something. In urban environments there are...

Tip of the Day – Urban Exploration

Shooting in urban areas forces you to explore, improvise and experiment. Unexpected things can pop up just around the next corner, so you keep an open mind and a positive attitude. This awesome etched metal...

Tip of the Day – Graffiti Walls

Graffiti walls make super cool backdrops for colourful and fun dog photos! Unfortunately graffiti walls are often located in places with less than ideal lighting like down alleyways or behind buildings. To obtain the most...

Tip of the Day – Urban Catchlights

When shooting in urban environments, dealing with all the sources of shade you’ll encounter, it can be hard to get your subject lit nicely. Even if you place your subject somewhere with limited light, try...

Tip of the Day – Urban Colour

When shooting in urban environments, keep an eye out for ways you can incorporate colour into your shots! Coloured walls, sculptures and buildings can offer splashes of colour to spice up a collection of images...

Tip of the Day – Minimise Clutter

When shooting in urban areas, look for ways you can place the dog in scenes or in front of buildings where the angle of view minimises clutter. This may mean elevating the dog on a...

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