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Taking Amazing Pet Portraits in Bad Weather behind the scenes pet photography tips Dec 21, 2021

With Craig Turner-Bullock

The weather can play havoc with our schedules sometimes, especially when clients expect sun-drenched, backlit, bright and...

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How to Straighten Wonky Horizons in Your Pet Photos editing pet photography tips Jun 28, 2021

By Craig Turner-Bullock

I'm going to get right to it and level with you. Nothing spoils an incredible landscape image, whether there is a dog in it...

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Top 8 Tips for Getting Perfect Insta Worthy Pet Pics Every Time pet photography tips Apr 08, 2021

By Craig Turner-Bullock

With 64% of NZ households being home to at least one pet*, Kiwis have more domesticated animals than almost anywhere in the...

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7 Steps to Capturing Amazing "Run to Me" Dog Action Photos action pet photography tips Jun 10, 2020

By Charlotte Reeves

Photos of dogs running directly towards the camera are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but as you may have...

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10 Essential Tips for Beautiful Black Dogs pet photography tips Mar 12, 2020

By Charlotte Reeves

Black dogs can look seriously stunning in photographs, however black is probably the most challenging of fur...

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The secret to higher dog photography session sales pet photography tips Dec 20, 2019

By Charlotte Reeves

We’re all guilty of it.

When it comes to social media, we only tend to share the highlights, the good stuff. And...

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The Best Lens for Outdoor Natural Light Dog Photography pet photography tips Jun 05, 2019

By Charlotte Reeves

A question I see posted over and over again in online pet photography groups is this:

"What's the best lens for dog...

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Photographing a Camera Shy Dog behind the scenes dog training pet photography tips Mar 11, 2019

With Charlotte Reeves

Back in 2017 at Barkjour in southern France (another out-of-this-world pet photography retreat), one of our attendees,...

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How to Train Your Dog Model in 5 Easy Steps pet photography tips Dec 12, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Maybe (like me) your journey into professional pet photography started out with you photographing your own dogs. Also maybe...

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5 Essential Items for Pet Photographers pet photography tips Nov 20, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Pet photography is a super specialised field and with that comes specialised equipment and tools of the trade. Find out the...

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13 Elements of Composition for Pet Photographers pet photography tips Oct 16, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Taking your photography up a notch means understanding and using some common, but often overlooked, elements of composition....

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12 Tips for Working with Pets and their People pet photography tips Aug 19, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Often we specialise in pet photography because we relate to animals better than people, am-I-right? There will inevitably come...

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The Ultimate Guide to Back Button Focus for Pet Photographers action pet photography tips Jun 09, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Welcome! You're probably here because you've heard about this mystical "BBF" - and wondered what it is and why people...

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7 Tips for Photographing Puppies pet photography tips Mar 14, 2017

By Charlotte Reeves

Downy soft fur, needle sharp teeth, little waggly tails and puppy breath… is there anything more adorable than a puppy?...

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8 Tips for Capturing Creative Cat Photos pet photography tips Mar 31, 2016

By Charlotte Reeves

Photographing cats and kittens is a whole different game than working with dogs. In some ways, they are easier, but in others,...

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9 Ways to Rock Your Urban Dog Photography Sessions pet photography tips Mar 13, 2016

By Charlotte Reeves

Shooting in urban environments can be challenging. In this series, I take you through some super helpful tips for working in...

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