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Backlight is created by taking pictures of your pet with the strongest light behind them. It is a powerful way to frame and highlight your pet but can easily go wrong. It is important to expose for the face at the risk of causing the backlighted areas to blow out. You can prevent the picture from becoming heavily overexposed by placing your subject against a dark background. This makes exposure easier and will add prominence to the highlighted halo of fur around your pets face and body.
A compelling photograph keeps your attention by making you ask questions. Sometimes, as in the above picture, it is about the subject but it can also be about the surroundings. What is the headlight part of and why is it in the middle of the forest?
Many different animals have joined us as loved pets. They present their own photography challenges. We can gather vibrant photos of these animals to create fine wall art and capture memories.
A pet is part of the family and their story is not complete without capturing them in the family setting. This might be posed pictures where they are included in a family portrait or it might be active shots where they are interacting with other family members.
Krypto (pictured above) is a senior. At 16 she is calm, collected and often asleep. This picture captures her relaxed composure. Bechamel, on the other hand, is a kitten and a hunter. He will chase any string and attack toys with a vengeance. Porcupine's character fits his name. He will chase any string but one must make certain that fingers are kept clear as he takes no prisoners. Udella is the proverbial family cat. She will chase a string but prefers to be sharing time on a lap. Pictures become important when they capture the true character of your...