If you want to learn to create out-of-this-world photos that capture the heart and soul of a dog, you've come to the right place. Whether you're a professional looking to up your dog photography game, or an amateur striving to take better pictures of your four-legged best friend, Dogtography is your guide to crafting jaw-dropping photographs that are exploding with personality. And there is no better teacher than Kaylee Greer, one of the world's most in-demand dog photographers. Kaylee travels the globe photographing dogs for some of the biggest pet brands on Earth, teaches industry-renowned workshops, and stars in Nat Geo Wild's original television mini-series Pupparazzi, chronicling her colorful adventures photographing dogs across America.
Dogtography is jam-packed with tips and tricks and--just like Kaylee and her award-winning photographs--an infectious personality. In this book, you'll learn Kaylee's best-kept secrets, including camera settings, lens choices, and post-processing techniques. You'll explore tried and true methods for working with dogs of all shapes and sizes, unlock the power of positive reinforcement, and discover the gift of giving back to dogs in need through the magic of photography.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Speak Dog
Chapter 2: Camera Settings
Chapter 3: Lenses
Chapter 4: Dirty Little Secrets
Chapter 5: Sunshine Wrangling
Chapter 6: Catchlights
Chapter 7: Location
Chapter 8: Expression
Chapter 9: Shooting Action
Chapter 10: Group Photo Techniques
Chapter 11: The Canine Variety Power Hour
Chapter 12: Illumination Nation
Chapter 13: Post-Processing
Chapter 14: Giving Back
About the Author
Kaylee Greer is a multi-international-award-winning private and commercial dog photographer. She is living out her dream through a camera lens in gorgeous Boston, Massachusetts. She's traveled the world teaching pet photography workshops and has seen her work published in many major industry editorial titles. Her images grace calendar lines, greeting cards, products, packaging, and advertising campaigns throughout the commercial pet industry. She is the star of Nat Geo Wild's original television mini-series "Pupparazzi," which focuses on her life and career and follows her photographic adventures across America. Her photographic style is drawn directly from the inspiration she finds inside the soul of a dog. She is fueled by the joy, whimsy, and unrelenting happiness that is so uniquely canine. Kaylee is known for her love of vibrant colors and process of capturing the comedy and character of dogs. Through her business, Dog Breath Photography, it is one of Kaylee's strongest passions to give a voice to the voiceless by volunteering her time to local shelters and photographing the abandoned and homeless animals who lie in wait for a second chance. Learn more about Kaylee at www.dogbreathphoto.com and on Instagram @dogbreathphotography.