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Pet Photography by Norah Levine

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CHAPTER 7: PHOTOGRAPHING DOGS

I photograph dogs more than any other type of pet for clients and other projects. Dog portraits have existed in art and photography for many years, and more than ever before, people consider dogs and other pets to be part of the family. I’m grateful for this!

I attribute a huge part of my success as a pet photographer to my understanding of dog behavior and the awareness I’ve cultivated for how to create images and experiences that are personal to my clients. Knowing how to successfully gain a dog’s attention, get creative during the shoot, and troubleshoot challenging situations will significantly improve your ability to create strong dog portraits.

Understanding Dog Behavior

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