Pet Photography 101

By August 26, 2013 Inspiration No Comments

Let’s talk about interspecies love. Not the type that would land you in jail, but the type you can put in a frame and hang in your living room. Getting your pet to sit still long enough to walk away with a captivating portrait can be tricky, but we’ve put together a few sure-fire tips that’ll have you sending Fluffy to kitty casting calls in no time. Title image: @tronthedog

Tip #1- Get down on your knees and tell me you love me. Most of us tower over the animals in our lives, so capturing them at eye level can make for a much more interesting vantage point. Image: @gael_d

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Tip #2- It’s all in the eyes. This is where animals carry so much of their expression, so make sure they’re in focus and looking in a direction not too far from your lens. Image: @nikkiguta

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Tip #3- Take your camera out at playtime. Whether your dog is chasing those poor squirrels again or your cat is fervently hunting a crumpled piece of paper, have your weapon of choice ready to go! Capturing an animal in motion can result in an incredible photo.   Image: @liveelifee95

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