Kim Rodgers and Sarah Sypniewski co-founded Bark Pet Photography, a Los Angeles–based pet photography business with a mission of giving back to local animal rescue organizations. It was named LA's best pet photography business of 2011.
Dog Photography For Dummiesby Kim Rodgers, Sarah Sypniewski
Simply snapping a picture may not capture the playfulness or spontaneity of a dog. Knowing what kind of equipment, angle, and composition to use while photographing a dog can make all the difference in the character captured in the photo. Dog Photography For Dummies/i>/b>
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Tips and tricks for capturing your canine's personality with every click of the camera
Simply snapping a picture may not capture the playfulness or spontaneity of a dog. Knowing what kind of equipment, angle, and composition to use while photographing a dog can make all the difference in the character captured in the photo. Dog Photography For Dummies gives you practical and fun guidance for capturing your dog's personality and turning ordinary shots into priceless memories that will last a lifetime.
Covering all the latest and greatest gadgets and accessories available to capture and alter photos of your favorite pooch, Dog Photography For Dummies offers techniques that amateurs and intermediates alike can use to improve their photography skills. This hands-on guide features great examples of dog portraiture, plus tons of ideas for fun new places to pose your furry friend, such as the beach, the park, the car, in the snow, and more.
- Detailed discussions of color versus black-and-white, indoors versus outdoors, composition, and capturing movement
- Advice on how to get a dog to sit still
- Considerations for photographing a shy dog who is scared of the camera
- Guidance on making the most of natural light
- Tips for photographing dogs with black (or dark) coats
- How to photograph people and dogs together
Whether for decorating, memories, or holiday cards, Dog Photography For Dummies makes it easy to capture the best of your four-legged friend.
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Amazingly fun and easy to read with very well-depicted, color examples that a novice with a point & shoot camera or a professional can appreciate. You can skip across and back to sections with the most interest to you, but I'll be you find it so fun to read that you'll learn things you weren't even looking for when you started! I bought the book not just for myself, but as gifts for others. One just loves dogs and likes taking photos, the other is a volunteer rescue worker who helps take the best shots (to catch a mood or true character of the dog) for publishing to find it a forever home. I'm going to get another one for my vet, and one for a teenager who wants to start a dog-walking business. Anybody who loves dogs will not only appreciate what there is to learn, but "LOL" along the way!
This book is great for someone just starting Dog Photography. Not a lot of info for the advanced reader, but then again, the advanced reader probably doesn't need to read it either.