Pet Photography with cute props

February 26, 2021  •  6 Comments
This week's blog post is all about the Photographer’s Choice (that's me!)– this week we are focusing on using props when photographing puppies. It’s now the middle of February and we have been busy photographing about 16 puppies thus far for a local pet rescue (maxxandme.org). These puppies came from two different momma’s who had pretty large litte...
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Using depth of field with Pet Photography

February 19, 2021  •  4 Comments
Ever wonder why some photographs you can see everything in the background crystal clear and others it’s just a creamy blur? Well, that’s what this week’s pet photography blog is about. In this particular case, we are looking for a 'deep depth of field'. What does this mean? Well, it means a lot of the photograph is in focus. This long boardwalk and...
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Pet Photography with puppy love

February 12, 2021  •  6 Comments
Our last few weeks have been filled with puppies! Maxx and Me Pet Rescue has rescued several momma dogs and taken their little ones into foster care as well. We have been touring the Tampa Bay area photographing these puppies - and it's all about love with these little ones. Lot of puppy love going around here as we saw many different puppies and a...
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Using Symmetry in Pet Photography

February 05, 2021  •  3 Comments
Symmetry - what is it? In simple terms, this is where the two sides of a photograph are equally balanced if you split it down the middle. Or perhaps it is when there is a balance achieved because both sides of the image hold equal weight. Wondering what this actually means? Well - maybe it's as simple as looking at these two birds - both staring at...
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Pet Photography - Using Lensbaby Sweet 50 for dog portraits

January 15, 2021  •  5 Comments
This week our pet photography theme is "center" and as I thought about this - I thought, what better time to give the Lensbaby Sweet 50 a try with Abby, one of our rescue dogs. The Sweet 50 optic is used with the Lensbaby Composer which is a manual focus lens - making this a much more challenging process - to highlight Abby in the center of a sharp...
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