I love animals. And yes, I am 100% a crazy cat lady. Growing up, my family always had at least 2-3 kitties at a time! I'm sure that many of you can relate to the simple fact that a pet becomes more than just a pet; your beloved animal becomes part of your family! So here are 10 tips on capturing better photos of your furry (or scaley ... or feathery ... or whatever type of outer coat your pet has,) friends!
To me, a good portrait or photograph of a person must show some sort of emotion coming from the subject. You can have the perfect composition and the perfect lighting- but if the subject's face is devoid of any type of emotion what's the point? (Unless of course that's what you're going for.) I think it's important for you to connect with your subject so your subject can connect with the camera. Have you ever seen a portrait of some one where their smile is just mechanical and fake? It's just not the same. So here are a few tips on getting some emotion out of the people you're shooting!