Category Archives: General Tips

The Trifecta of Photography

Any horse racing enthusiasts knows that a trifecta is predicting the horses that finish first, second and third in that order. The reason this analogy works is it takes THREE camera elements working together to capture an image. Aperture or f/Stop … Continue reading

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Photography Pet Tip: Try A New Angle!

© rebecca collins © rebecca collins These shots were taken at our local dog park. I do not even know these adorable pups. When I shot these back in 09 I was focused for a few months just on doggy … Continue reading

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Photography Basics

In the next week or so I’ll be a tad more techie than usual talking about the fundamentals of photography. The word photography comes from the Greek words phos (“light”), and  graphis (“draw”, “write”). When you are making pictures you … Continue reading

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Cat vs. Piñata

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo I found this fun and creative video I just had to share.

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Flickr Friday / Stop Action

by Flickr Member Tiffany Gill So what did the photographer do right? The photographer filled the frame with her subject to create a beautiful composition. Lighting the horse from the side really shows the definition of the animals muscles. Using … Continue reading

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Dogs Of Central Park Book Signing 4/28

I just stumbled across a great blog post about a local Texas gal that has created a new dog photography book called the Dogs Of Central Park. Fran Reisner’s new book showcases her lovely photography of pups at play in … Continue reading

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Secrets to Perfect Pet Photos

A friend of mine found this article in the New York Times and thought I might be able to use this information for my blog. What wonderful tips and I’m so happy to be able to share them with you. … Continue reading

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