Category Archives: Photography tips & techniques

Shooting Action and Moving Subjects

(Originally posted on the Kira DeDecker Photography blog) I would say the three most frequent questions I get asked is 1.) How I post process 2.)What lenses do I use and 3.) How do I shoot action. I see the same things pop up when people ask about capturing moving subjects — What camera settings, […]

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Weekly Pet Photography Image Critique: Anna Soens Photography

This is very exciting to us admins! It’s our first weekly pet photography image critique of one of our Beautiful Beasties Facebook fans. There were so many incredible, wonderful, amazing shots posted it was very hard for us to pick, but in the end we selected the image of the little white terrier puppy, created […]

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How to take better photos of shelter pets step-by-step

Back in 2008 I had the immense pleasure of joining the lovely gals on the Digital Photo volunteer team and Foster Dog teams at the Seattle Animal Shelter for a little 2-hour mini-workshop on how to take better photos of the shelter animals. I was contacted by one of the volunteer coordinators, who asked if […]

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Using lenses

More and more these days I am using multiple lenses in each session. I am trying to get into the habit of doing at least 4-6 lens changes per session, depending on the setting and the looks I am trying to achieve. As always, my favorite shots come from the 20mm 2.8, but I am […]

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