Pet Photography Tips and Techniques
How to Make a Pet Photography Studio Using Your Bed
Clean off your bed.If you're the sort to allow clothes, books and electronic gizmos to pile up on the bed, remove them before the shoot. A messy bed will be very distracting to anyone looking at the images.
Make your bed.This part is pretty important––as with a messy bed, rumpled and multi-layered bed linen will distract viewers from the subject of your photo.
Smooth out the bed clothes neatly.While your pet will possibly wrinkle it, do your best to start out as smooth as possible; you can always pull at the edges again while the pet is seated or lying in place.
Assemble together some type of tacks or pushpins and a fairly plain, single color (or pastel colored) sheet, quilt or other fabric object.
Fasten the sheet or quilt above your bed, against the wall or other object behind the bed.Drape the remaining section of it over the bed a good ways. This forms the seating or lying area for your pet, so take care that it's not so taut that the pet's weight will pull the pins from the wall. Simple is better. Make sure the sheet or quilt doesn't have to many complicated patterns.
Find your pet.Encourage him or her to sit or lie in place. This might take some time, so be patient and be prepared to stroke your pet or use treats. When the pet is finally comfortable, start taking pictures and practicing with lighting, reflectors, and .
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- Take breaks in between shoots, and especially when your pet gets bored or frisky. You can always pin the other end of the sheet or quilt to the wall to keep it in place but out of the way in readiness for a shoot later in the day, or the next day, when your pet is refreshed.
- If you want to use a backdrop your pet is familiar with, consider using his or her blanket or other sleeping fabric. Wash it to remove hair build-up though, as this will show up in the images.
- If possible, wash and/or groom your pet before the photo shoot. If this is likely to upset your pet, do it the day before the photo shoot.
- Some animals, like rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters, don't like the flash on cameras. This can make photography tricky. Make sure to have lots of natural lighting in the room.
Things You'll Need
Suitable bed next to a wall or other backing area
Suitable fabric, such as a sheet, quilt or other large cloth material
Tacks, pins, etc.
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Date: 07.12.2018, 04:00 / Views: 64555