Shelter Photography Basics, Part 1: The Exposure Triangle

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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

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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

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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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