How to Photograph Pet Portraits

How to Photograph Pet Portraits

How to Photograph Pet Portraits
Posted on October 13th, 2023

People can't get enough of cute pet pictures on Instagram and Facebook. But what's the secret to taking a viral photo versus a forgettable one? Here are 10 pet photography tips to make your dog and cat photos truly awww-inspiring.

  1. Get outside
  2. Use low f-stop
  3. Use natural light
  4. Take action Shots
  5. Go somewhere scenic
  6. Get up close and personal
  7. Tire them out
  8. Use food and toys
  9. Get on their level
  10. How are they around children

I photographed a young boy during a visit from the family. Holding his dog a great opportunity for a photo with his dog. Eventually did a digital paint for practice.

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