Unleashed Education Blog

Before & After: Pushing the Boundaries before & after Mar 12, 2016

I took this image at the end of a mentoring session, just for fun, knowing that I was going to use the shot to demonstrate some editing techniques...

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Leash Removal Using Patching Speed Edit Sep 08, 2015

Please note this is a demo only (not a tutorial) and as such, there is no commentary or sound. The video plays in real time so it should be...

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Great Dane Head Swap Photoshop Editing Tutorial free editing tutorials Jun 09, 2015

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Group shots of dogs can be pretty tricky to nail in-camera at the best of...

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Irresistible Words Review reviews Jun 05, 2015

Like countless bends already traversed, the stony path curved ahead of me, the scenery beyond hidden by thick bushes. New sandals...

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Peter's Mentoring Session with Diesel the Border Collie mentoring Mar 30, 2015

As is always the case in summer in Queensland, the humid and stormy weather played havoc with scheduling Peter's full day of mentoring. Initially...

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Jodie's Mentoring Session with Shay the Border Collie mentoring Mar 11, 2015

Aspiring pet photographers book mentoring sessions with me for a range of reasons. Sometimes, they might need a bit of practice working with a dog...

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Christine's Mentoring Session with Juno the Border Collie mentoring Feb 06, 2015

Launching into a career in pet photography can be an incredibly exciting but often overwhelming process. Not only do you need to develop the...

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10 Tips for Taking Better Action Photos of Dogs Jan 01, 2015

Flying ears, flapping tongues and crazy eyes. Action photos of dogs are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have...

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Roslyn's Mentoring Session with Unit the American Staffordshire Terrier mentoring Oct 24, 2014

I drove into the carpark rubbing sleep from my eyes. After staying up late to pick my partner up from the airport, then leaving to get to...

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Kelly's Mentoring Session with Shogun the Golden Retriever backlighting mentoring Oct 02, 2014

After the five hour flight from Brisbane to Perth, I was keen to get moving and explore! We had narrowed the shoot location down to a few...

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Winter Wonderland Creation in Photoshop - Speed Edit speed edits Aug 15, 2014

At the annual Mally Muster fundraising event for Brisbane rescue group Shamroq (Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute Rescue of Queensland), myself...

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Fiona's Mentoring Session with Asti the Griffon Bruxellois mentoring Jul 23, 2014

When Fiona booked her mentoring session and indicated she might like to work with a small dog, I immediately thought of Asti. Her mum Louise had...

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Mel's Mentoring Session with Skadi the Koolie mentoring May 15, 2014

I was watching one of my favourite shows the other night - Vikings - when I heard a familiar name pop up - Skadi! The Norse goddess of winter and...

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Mel's Mentoring Session with Pepper the Dalmatian mentoring May 15, 2014

After being in business for nearly 6 years, I just couldn't believe I'd never had a session with a Dalmatian, so when it came time to choose a...

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e-book and Learning Options News news Apr 11, 2014

As this is an extensive blog post (I'll admit, it got away on me a little) I've interspersed the text with some photos from recent client sessions...

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Pet Photography Editing Video Tutorial - Complex Leadrope Removal free editing tutorials Apr 10, 2014

Following on from my leash removal video tutorials that deal with simple and complex techniques to deal with editing out the leash in dog photos, I...

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Nicola's Mentoring Session with Buddah the British Bulldog mentoring Mar 13, 2014

The second of my shooting mentoring sessions with Nicola (our first model being Zephyr the tri coloured, blue-eyed Border Collie) was a...

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Nicola's Mentoring Session with Zephyr the Border Collie mentoring Mar 12, 2014

Border Collies are a favourite breed of mine to use for mentoring sessions. Often well trained, confident in new surroundings, athletic and...

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Courtney's Mentoring Session with Luca the Husky mentoring Feb 24, 2014

Sweet Miss Luca Blue! Owned and loved by Kay, owner of Chew Chomp and Chill, this pretty girl is unlike most arctic breeds I've come across....

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The beauty of RAW backlighting editing Jan 31, 2014

As a kid, I loved creating masterpiece paintings that ended up proudly stuck to the fridge. My personal mission was always the creation of...

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Putra's Mentoring Session with Blue the Border Collie backlighting mentoring Jan 28, 2014

I seem to be developing a habit of using Border Collies for mentoring sessions! They really are ideal though - usually well trained, active,...

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Shannon's Mentoring Session with Billie the Border Collie X mentoring Nov 27, 2013

The first place I look for mentoring session models is in my commercial dog model database. I'd been wanting to use this special gal for a...

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Shannon's Mentoring Session with Kierrah the Boxer X mentoring Nov 26, 2013

I choose my models for mentoring sessions very carefully, as I want my students to have the best possible experience. Most of the time, I prefer to...

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Complex leash removal in Photoshop - Speed Edit speed edits Nov 07, 2013

This is a speed edit only and as such does not include a voiceover.

The long black lead snaked down from Turbo's collar, across Andy's blue...

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