with Courtney Slazinik
Pet Photography Series

We were lucky to have the talented Rachel Potter share your tips with us in this pet photography series. I collected all the posts and wanted to put them in one place for you. There are so many tips in this series it’s amazing.

Pet photography series by Rachel Potter via Click it Up a NotchDo you have a furry friend you want to capture? Check out these posts in the pet photography series to help answer all your burning questions.

1. Questions and answer – Are you confused as to what settings you should use? What should your aperture be to get the dog’s nose and eyes in focus? This post goes over the recommended shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.

2. Focus and lenses – What is the correct DOF? Should both eyes be in focus? Learn the answers to the questions and more.

3. How to photograph a black dog – This may be one of the most popular questions asked. It is a challenge to get their fur to show and not look like a black blog. Learn about the type of light you should use.

4. Getting the shot – Does you pet have a ton of energy like me? Sometimes they are harder than kids to sit still. Rachel shares some tips to help you get “the shot”.

  • Brenda Cooke
    January 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM

    Hi Courtney,
    I’m interested in the Pet Photography tips but don’t see where to click to find more. Please advise. Love your site!

    • January 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

      Each of the blue titles is a hyperlink and will take you to the post :)

      • Brenda Cooke
        January 27, 2014 at 8:47 PM

        WOW, what a blonde move that was for me! HA thanks! LOL

  • January 27, 2014 at 10:58 PM

    I loved this series! Very helpful! I am wanting to break into pet photography and these tips are great for me right now.

  • February 6, 2014 at 4:35 PM

    I’m always trying to improve my pet photography skills for my blog. Sometimes it’s so hard because of how fast they can move!

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