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Do you find yourself disappointed with the photos you take of your pet? Want to have adorable, happy pictures of your pet to show off to your friends and family? We have some tips that can make taking a great photo of your pet much simpler!
P.S. You don’t need a fancy camera to take a great picture. Most smartphones have decent cameras – a great photo is all about utilizing the tips below!
Try to take photos of the dogs in natural light with minimal shadows. Photos outside turn out better in morning light or overcast conditions. The full sun actually makes it harder to take clearer pictures, because it’s simply too bright!
The best place to take photos of your cat is in a room with as much natural light coming through the windows as possible. Again, gentle morning light or overcast conditions are much easier to photograph in than bright midday sunshine.
Make sure the dog’s face is close to the center of the photo, and that the dog is looking at the camera. The best way to incentivize your pet to look at the camera is by shaking or squeaking a toy right above the lens. Better yet, hold their favorite treat right above where you want them to look!
You might want to enlist the help of a friend! Your friend can hold the toy or treat to guide the pet where to look so you are free to focus on taking the picture. For small dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies, you can take a photo of your pet looking at you over your assistant’s shoulder.
Now get out there and take some pics!
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