If you’re a dog person who’s into photography and video games, Nintendo Switch has introduced a perfect game for you. It’s called Pupperazzi, and yes, it’s just as it sounds: it’s all about taking photos of dogs. It hardly gets better than that. [Read More…]
The journey to incredible dog photography (+ pictures)
The world’s most copied dog photographer is taking us behind the scenes on her adventures in a brand new podcast. Kaylee Greer and Sam Haddix host the show that aims to entertain and educate listeners. The duo recounts their photoshoots, sharing their mistakes and learning experiences as well as their success stories in ‘Adventures in Dog Photography.’
Create dynamic animal portraits with food-grade coloured powder
How do you make agility dogs looks even more awesome? You add a dramatic coloured powder of course! DIYP took a look at these amazing images taken by UK photographer Kit Fanner and found out exactly how he shot them.
Before we get any further it is worth noting that these dogs are highly trained and the powder was food grade and placed along the rear of the dog’s back. At no point were the dogs put at any risk.
These are the winning images from the 2021 Dog Photography Awards
This year’s Dog Photography Awards faced some stiff competition with so many beautiful, inspiring and generally cute furry entries. The award is split into 3 categories: landscape, action and studio. So take a moment in your day to ‘paws’, and look at the winning images.
Pet photographer finds himself in the dog house after passing off composites as original photos
New Zealand pet photographer Ben Sheehan found himself in the dog eat dog world of Photo Stealers, a site dedicated to outing cheating and stealing photographers.
The award-winning photographer ended up on the front page of the Photo Stealers site when several photographers noticed an uncanny resemblance to many stock images in the backgrounds of his dog images. Compositing images together from various photos is a common and reasonable way to create original art, but usually, there is some unwritten understanding that the artist acknowledges the fact that they are composites and doesn’t usually try to pass them off as their own.
This adorable dog adorably ruins all her group photos
We all have that one friend who always blinks or makes a funny face in all of our group photos. In my case, I am that friend. And in the case of this Shiba Inu family, it’s a white dog named Hina. This adorable pup just keeps acting silly while her three sisters are posing, and I guarantee that photos of her will make your day better.
How to photograph dogs like Elliott Erwitt
Elliott Erwitt has taken many photos that have become iconic. Some of them show humans, but the main subject of others is the man’s best friend. There are many dog photos Erwitt took and became famous for. And there’s no doubt that his images are recognizable and unique. In this video, Martin Kaninsky of about photography dives into Eliott’s personal history, but also into his recognizable style of dog photography.
Photographers show unique traits of dogs in an adorable series of portraits
Alexander Khokhlov and Veronica Ershova, have already shown us what they can do when photographing people as a team. But this time, their main subjects were dogs. The duo’s latest project The Dog Show is all about man’s best friend. Alexander and Veronica have created portraits of dogs showing their different personalities and emotions, and they’ll put a smile on your face even if you’re not much of a dog person. I guarantee!
Ten helpful dog photography tips in 90 seconds
Hanging out with dogs is rewarding, but photographing them be pose quite a challenge. In this short video from Shutterstock Tutorials, you’ll hear ten helpful tips that will help you to take better photos of dogs, be it your pet or a client’s four-legged friend.
10 tips to make great dog photography in under 2 minutes
I love photographing animals. It’s great fun and they often come with a lot of personality, especially dogs. And who doesn’t have a dog or know somebody with a dog you can play with? If you’ve never tried photographing dogs before, though, it can be a bit of a learning curve. But to make life easier, here’s photographer Phil Harris with 10 tips in 100 seconds to get your creative juices flowing.
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