>In spite of the fact that I'm not a fan of dogs (yes, I was bitten during my childhood) my dog photos were the most successful ones from my portfolio - at least from the acceptance rate
not from selling.
The advantages of dog photos:
1) You don't need a model license (:-
2) Most dog owners are proud that you want to make photos of their beloved animal. Ask them first and you never get a NO!. Don't forget to ask the dog's breed, too. That simplifies the keyword finding.
3) You do train your skills of quick shooting since dogs usually are very vivid.
4) You do loose your fear of dogs but take care that the dog doesn't lick your lens!
Of course there a thousands of dog photos in DT. So the selling chance is quite limitted, but
its really a good practicing area for beginners like me and it... [ Read more...