Love your pets, love photography!
If there’s one creature that will be most important to you, it will be your pet for sure. Because of that, surely there are times that you would feel like taking photos of this cute little one. If you are planning on photographing your pet or pets and you have not started anything yet, then continue reading this article and you might just be able to discover what needs to be done.
First and foremost, Photographing your pets requires preparation, and whether you are only taking pictures just for the fun of it, you still need to do these steps to get your pet’s best shots!
Know your goal. Why are you photographing your pet, is it to earn from it or is it just for your sheer love and fascination to it? This is important to know because this will determine what things you need to prepare and what backdrop and atmosphere you should be having.
Decide on the place. The next thing to think about is where you’d like your pet to be photographed. The usual location is outdoors, however, studios are also very popular nowadays. With proper background and props, the latter one may also work great. But if you want to get a hold of your pet’s playful moments, outdoor shooting is still the best.
Prepare all things. After doing an ocular inspection on where you’d want to take photos of your dear pet, you should now start to prepare everything. Here’s a simple checklist of what to prepare: grooming, props, food, lighting and of course, the camera.
Start shooting. Now that you’re done preparing everything, you are now ready to take pictures of your little critters. Remember to relax, do not get too excited as your pets may feel too much excitement that they will just jump around and ruin your props! Also, remember to get to your pet’s level, crawl and lie down when taking your shots when needed, it will capture your pet’s best moments.
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