Puppy photography – Start a new and exciting hobby
February 24, 2013  //  By: Jitesh Manaktala  //  Life Style  //  6 Comments   //   1338 Views

Puppies are cute and cuddly. You can easily capture their beauty forever via photographing them. So, before these bundles of joy grow up, capture all their innocence, attractiveness and naughty nothings into your camera no. This can also be a beginning of a new hobby. Yes, taking pictures of cut puppies can be quite a funny hobby and it will also keep you engaged for a long time. This is not all. It allows you to preserve and cherish all the special moments and memories with your pup. You can also compile all these moments as an album and dedicate it to your pet exclusively. You would also get immense of satisfaction when you see these puppy pictures and share them with your loved ones.

If you want to start up a hobby and take beautiful pictures of puppies, here are some tips to help you come up with the best:

How to take the photographs:

a) Step one:

Place your puppy on a non skid surface.
b) Step two:

Doubly ensure that the lighting is good. You can use daylight.
c) Tip three:

If you are finding it difficult to gain the puppy’s attention use a squeak toy to make it easy.

d) Step four:

You require to take many pictures of the puppy in order to get some quality pictures. In case, these photos are to be used for advertising purposes, you need to get at least two shots; one comprising of the body and the other for the head. This will give you a full body image of the puppy in the photograph.

e) Step five:

When you prepare photo for its’ final look, make sure you crop out unnecessary background. You would notice the difference in this photo from the photo that appears in the heading. This photo is not cropped.

Some additional tips:

a) When clicking photographs, make sure your puppy is clean and brushed properly.

b) The background should be free of any objectionable stuff such as clothes, deity dishes or any other stuff that will distract the subject.

c) Use a squeaky toy, sound or treat to grab your puppy’s attention.

d) The trick is to match the level of the puppy when clicking photograph.

e) You need to keep various written records when taking photographs of many puppies together.

f) Your puppy will do a great job when allowed to investigate surroundings for sometime. It is extremely important to make sure that the puppy is not scared of anything and the overall experience is pleasurable for him.

g) Don’t feel shy to take a some help. For instance, you can have somebody to hold your puppy.

h) Another great way is to capture some unplanned moments of your pet. Let your pet simply play around, sleep, eat or jump while taking these pictures.

i) The type of camera you decide to purchase should be a choice of convenience for you. A digital camera will be a great choice to begin clicking the photographs.

j) Last but not the least, make sure that you set your camera approximately.

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6 Comments to “Puppy photography – Start a new and exciting hobby”
  • anjalina
    February 25, 2013 - Reply

    hey i love to do photography of different thing and my frnds think that i am mad and wasting my time and nice idea by you also dude i would really do this with my puppy,i have three puppies and they are really cute.

  • shubham
    February 27, 2013 - Reply

    i love my poppies,i have four puppies and i always take thier pictures and take a shot when they do cute things.

  • rohit
    March 8, 2013 - Reply

    hey thnx for the tips for taking the pictures of puppy,i always take pictures but that not the perfect one and now i am gonna follow all the steps and hope this will take that perfectness back to my photography.

  • hunnysingh87
    March 21, 2013 - Reply

    it is not such an easy job dude because they are animal and don’t had sense to give the poses for pictures you have to give attention on their every movements.

  • Meenakshi
    June 29, 2013 - Reply

    Great article! We always be confused that how to do puppy photography if we have a puppy as pet. These are great steps to get awesome puppy photography.

  • Disha
    July 16, 2013 - Reply

    It feels good to take pictures of puppy. Taking pictures of cut puppies it quite a funny hobby and it will also keep you engaged for a long time. Nice tips to take puppy picture perfectly.

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