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Photographing your Pets

How to Take Great Photos of Your Pets

Like most pet owners, I take a lot of photos of my pets.  I mean a LOT. And I have to be honest, most of them are horrible.  They are blurry, dark, grainy, and not very artistic.  I get it, I really do.  Pets move around, a lot, and it can be difficult to get a good photo.  And most of the time we just want to capture that cute moment, and so don’t really have time to think about lighting and composition.  But once our pets are gone, all we are left with are those pictures.  If you can manage to capture a few gems, then your pet’s memories will be able to live on. And those gems will translate to beautiful portraits that will capture your pet’s likeness in detail.

Understand what makes a good photo and why by reading the article below.  You do not have to be a professional photographer to take good pictures. Just follow some basic steps in your light source, composition, and basic camera settings. Not only will taking better photos translate into better memories of your loved ones, but they will result in better portraits should you decide to have one painted of your pet. These techniques can also be applied to photographing kids, family members, or anything else.


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