Pet photography is quite an art in itself. The photographer ideally would love animals and have a raport with them. If you head to The Pet Directory website you will see lots of pets in many different photos with a varied use of animal photography.
It is important when photographing animals, birds or reptiles to gain the trust and attention of the animal. In the case of birds it is essential not to startle them. See for example how relaxed this Rainbow Lorikeet is in his photo against the bright blue sky!
Sometimes it is of value to take a pet side on or as with purebred dogs in what is known as a stacked position to show conformation. For appealing pet photos it is best to have the dog, cat, bird or other pet... [ Read more...