Getting the Best Photo of Your Pet for a Portrait

If you are trying to get the very best photo of your pet which will result in a great portrait, there are some basic concepts to keep in mind.

Many people choose to have professional photography done. That is always a possibility, but with a little patience and preparation,  you can really enjoy capturing the perfect picture for a portrait yourself. Remember you know your pet better than anyone.

Have fun and don’t rush. Take plenty of pictures. Here are some hints:

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Looking for a Unique and Personal Holiday Gift?

A one-of-a-kind custom oil painting from Larry Gekiere – Artist makes one of the most unique and personal holiday gifts you can give to ANYONE on your list! Someone in your life would certainly treasure a portrait of a beloved pet or a painting of a very special person. And if you don’t have the exact subject in mind or the perfect photograph in hand to create their painting, a gift certificate from Larry Gekiere – Artist would make an equally thoughtful and unique present for that special person on your list!

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Photo Contest Winners!

Chewy - Photo Contest

The Helping Us Laugh, Smile, and Power-Through a Tough Time” photo contest here at “Larry Gekiere Artist”, to celebrate how our favorite fur, feathered, and fin folks have helped us cope with the current challenges facing our world, is OVER! I am delighted to announce the winners. Just a reminder, if you subscribe to my newsletter, you will get a chance to participate in future contests!

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Photo Contest!

Photo Contest

I’m having a PHOTO CONTEST!!

In honor of Spring 2020 turning into Summer 2020 while we weren’t looking, “Larry Gekiere Artist” is holding a contest just for my newsletter subscribers. The theme of the contest is descriptive of the way our pets keep us sane and happy and healthy while we are staying safe at home – “Helping Us Laugh, Smile, and Power-Through a Tough Time”.

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