People love their pets. In recent years, it’s become clear that owners are willing to part with their hard earned money to pamper their pets—and to chronicle the special bond they share with them. Consequently, pet photography has seen a surge in popularity, and more and more photographers are seeking to specialize in photographing pets or simply supplement their portrait/wedding photography business with pet portraits to increase sales.
This book introduces readers to all aspects of pet photography—from capture techniques to business basics and everything in between. Photographers, from beginner to seasoned pro, will find a host of technical tips for ensuring high quality images. Eskridge provides insights about animal psychology that will help photographers meet the challenges of photographing timid or excitable cats, dogs, and horses. She even shares her best practices for working with deaf or blind animals.
Featuring technical tips, creative ideas, and business insights, this book provides everything photographers need to position their pet photography business for success.