People love their pets. In recent years, it’s become clear that owners are willing to part with their hard earned money to pamper their petsand to chronicle the special bond they share with them. Consequently, pet photography has seen a surge in popularity, and more and more photographers are seeking to specialize in photographing pets or simply supplement their portrait/wedding photography business with pet portraits to increase sales.
This book introduces readers to all aspects of pet photographyfrom capture techniques to business basics and everything in between. Photographers, from beginner to seasoned pro, will find a host of technical tips for ensuring high quality images. Eskridge provides insights about animal psychology that will help photographers meet the challenges of photographing timid or excitable cats, dogs, and horses. She even shares her best practices for working with deaf or blind animals.
Featuring technical tips, creative ideas, and business insights, this book provides everything photographers need to position their pet photography business for success.
|Publisher:||Amherst Media, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Kay Eskridge’s studio, Images by Kay & Co. has earned a sterling reputation for high-quality lifestyle portraiture. Her clientele has come to rely on her to capture images from all of life’s special events, from maternity to newborns, tots to “tweens’,” high school seniors, to summer family vacations, and even the special images she creates for the pets in her clients lives. Her focus on relationships, creative approach to portraiture, unique perspective on customer service, and clear vision about business has resulted in much success doing something she loves. Association. She is an approved KodakAlaris speaker, PPA Certified Master, Photographic Craftsman. Kay is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Arizona Photographer of the Year, Kodak Gallery Elite Awards, Fuji Masterpiece Awards, Phoenix Portrait Photographer of the Year, Arizona Illustrative Photographer of the Year, and the PPA National Award. She is the author of Sultry, Sweet or Sassy: The Professional Photographer’s Guide to Boudoir Photography Techniques from Amherst Media.