Pets aren’t just wonderful companions, they’re also irresistible photography subjects. And while cats may be winning the internet with memes and aaaaaw! videos, dogs are clearly a serious runner up for popularity.That’s why this article is dedicated to taking and enjoying beautiful portraits of our canine sidekicks. Here are a few tricks already tested, along with some techniques observed in the works of professional animal photographers.1.Natural light is a mustThat’s right - always aim to... continue reading
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“Lucy” was a happy senior Beagle that was picked up by one of the animal control officers on August 18, 2017. We were hopeful to find her home right away because she had a microchip. However, hopes dropped as we traced the unregistered microchip that was administered in 2008. Lucy would have to wait and hope her owner came forward. By August 23rd, no call. Lacy would need a photoshoot.I often receive email requests for more photos of a particular dog, or to post some “glamour shots.... continue reading
Friday, 9:06 AM -A fellow county employee called the shelter for help. Her brother had passed away about two months ago and his dog, Sweet Boy, was left at the property all alone. Other family members had been saying they would take him in, but 8 weeks later there he sat. She had been going daily to feed him but didn’t think it fair to sit at a vacant house.He was brought to the shelter on August 24, 2017. He certainly did live up to his name! He was a great dog. Perhaps he wasn’t as... continue reading
Friday, 9:13 AM – what an adorable little boy! How could it possibly be that nobody wanted him, or never came looking for him when he ran off?“Nigel” was brought in to the shelter as a stray on August 25, 2017. Being a Friday, I didn’t want him to sit all weekend without a chance at being noticed. So I grabbed the adorable little guy and went out back for a photoshoot.I put him down on a makeshift pallet table where I put my lenses and other stuff during a photo session. He “walked... continue reading
You have to shoot a lot of pictures to get a good one especially when your model is a dog. He is not particularly interested in the story but in the embrace and the attention. She also holds him tight when he is forced to look at his drawing. Sometimes one photograph is enough to understand the story of his life. At the beach. And when he's happy, most of the time he's happy. continue reading
A lot of people say, that dogs are our best friends. But how many of us know, that we hurt them each day? Let me explain, what I mean.It's sad, that majority of us doesn't know, that a lot of known brands test their products on animals. It's important to make the consciously choices every time, when we buy new cosmetics, food, cigarettes.Do you love your dog? Remember: you have a choice. continue reading
Here is a short story of Argos, the dog who could be called the most loyal canine in history. In the pictures I share, you see Kora, the dog we own, and other our pack members. That‘s our family. Argus is the best example of the loyal friend. In Homer's Odyssey, Argos is Odysseus faithful dog. After ten years fighting in Troy, followed by ten more years struggling to get home to Ithaca, Odysseus finally arrives at his homeland. Odysseus bred Argos himself. In his days as a pup,... continue reading
My family and I are very fond of animals and now in our house quite harmoniously coexist dog and cat. The cat appeared in our home about a year ago, we took a very small kitten. And we started to notice sometimes that the cat learned a lot from our adult Shepherd. Early in the morning the cat comes to say hello and lick my cheek, and in the evenings he often lies at the door, guarding the house) We live near the forest and often go there for a walk with the dog at any time of the year. Our... continue reading
Years ago my parents and I were camping at Temperance River State Park along the north shore of Lake Superior. Dad and I went for a walk down to the shore to check out the lake from our campsite. The trail went through the woods and down a slight grade. There was a turn in the trail about two hundred yards in front of us and a little black dog came around that turn and was headed straight for us. He came running to see us and we were talking to him and dad was petting him. The dog’s owner then came... continue reading
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