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:
In addition to painting portraits of pets, I also create paintings of scenery. Since I work from photographs of the scenery I am painting, I am often asked for tips on how to take the best photo of a landscape or building.
When we travel, we take a lot of photos, as most people do. When we returned and I reviewed those photos, there was one in particular that I especially liked. It was a shot of the Ponte Vecchio over the River Arno in Florence, Italy.