Using color in your pet photographs

April 16, 2021  •  4 Comments
This week its all about color! Let's share some different types of color while featuring a dog within the photograph. We have color in the background using painterly like textures, colors in the Florida landscape and color in different types of backgrounds. Color in the background using textures Our first example features Abby sitting with crayons...
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It's not all about the face in dog photography

April 09, 2021  •  4 Comments
Dog photography is not all about the face - think about the other possibilities for sharing beautiful photographs that will make wonderful memories of your pet. Let's think about some of the possible photographic opportunities in this area of pet photography (as it will apply to other animals as well in most, if not all, cases). Dogs facing away f...
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Using composition guideline 'frames' with pet photography

April 02, 2021  •  2 Comments
Frames – that’s the pet photography theme for this week’s blog circle. If we think of frames in the most common sense, perhaps you think of something like this? Antique Frame If you want to hang a photograph on the wall or have it on display the only way it was done until more recent times is with a frame - whether it is wood, metal or even pla...
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Dog Friendly - Veterans Memorial Park, Tampa, FL

March 26, 2021  •  6 Comments
This week the dogs, Jim and I decided to go explore the Veterans Memorial Park in Tampa, FL. Dogs are allowed providing they are on a 6 foot leash (and you're holding the other end of that leash). It was early on a Monday morning, the only other people we saw were the maintenance crews doing the yard work (bad timing on my part). As we wondered aro...
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Self Portrait with Abby, my black and white mixed breed dog

March 19, 2021  •  4 Comments
This week I am being presented a challenge to take a self portrait and include a dog - well, Abby being my oldest model at five years of age is my first go to girl. She has been modeling for me since I first saw her. We do a lot of rescue dog photography and this is how we met Abby. Now, don't get me wrong - when I first met her she wasn't a good m...
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