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Easy Tips for Great Shelter Pet Photos

Photos are a vital part of not only finding homes faster for homeless pets but transforming the way communities perceive shelters and pet adoption. A great photo helps a pet make an emotional connection in an instant— and that can be the key to motivating someone to visit the shelter to save a life. Here…

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DIY Photography Tip Cards

A beautiful shelter pet portrait can happen in any environment — even unexpected ones! These tip cards share a range of shelter pet photography setups using studio lighting and natural light and incorporate some handy tips and tricks for making the best of any environment.  

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Shelter Photography Basics, Part 3 Getting Great Photos Anywhere

As we become more familiar with an environment — from play yards, to offices, to cat rooms and dog kennels — it’s natural to overlook their potential as stellar backdrops for adoption portraits. But beauty lies waiting in unexpected places, and this third installment of our Shelter Photography Basics series covers how depth of field and…

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Shelter Photography Basics, Part 2: The A Team

Teamwork makes the dream work when it comes to efficiently and effectively photographing shelter pets! Because shelters and rescue environments can be unpredictable, busy places and personalities can vary greatly among adoptable models, here’s a team setup solution to help you make the most of your time and resources. You’ll come out the other side with beautiful, eye-catching, and memorable…

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Shelter Photography Basics, Part 1: The Exposure Triangle

The 3 Stooges. Charlie’s Angels. Rock, paper, scissors. History is full of awesome trios, but our favorite is the exposure dream team, more formally known as the exposure triangle. It’s the magical interaction between aperture, ISO, and shutter speed that forms the foundation of a great photograph — a photograph that could connect a homeless…

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Guide to Taking Great Cell Phone Photos

A stellar portrait is a vital step to helping an animal connect with a potential adopter. With the right light, a little consideration for your background, and some insider info on what settings to use, your cell phone can be a powerful tool for creating unforgettable adoption portraits that save lives.  

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Tips for Photographing Black Animals

When it comes to photographing shelter animals, those of the raven-coated persuasion can be among the most challenging to truly capture accurately. This 3-page PDF guide is chock-full of actionable tips from professional HeARTs Speak artist members for getting great shots of black animals in any setting!  

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