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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Animal Portrait: Two Dogs, two tricks




Getting a person to give me that complimentary smile, or sit with their shoulders at just the right angle can take a few attempts. But hey, at least we speak the same language (usually).

Photographing pets can be quite a different task. To photograph a dog, you have to think like a dog. What's that? You have enough trouble trying to figure out a human thought (maybe even your own)? Fortunately for most, dogs can be much simpler. Usually they want two things, food and play. Working with a dog that is good with strangers, or already well trained, the task can be a walk in the park. For those that aren't, read on.