Award-Winning Studio Dog Portrait

Award-Winning Studio Dog Portrait This portrait of Rufus, our studio dog, won ‘Dog Portrait of the Year’ at the 2018 Master Photographers Association Awards. Here’s how we created it. It’s always lovely to win an award. It’s extra nice to win one for a personal portrait. This shot was taken for Sarah, my wife, as a birthday present. Sarah loves… …

Photoshop Shorts: Create A Reflection That Can Be Adjusted

Photoshop Shorts: Create A Reflection That Can Be Adjusted In this “Photoshop Shorts” episode I show how to create a reflection in Photoshop. Not just that but one that can be done quickly and can then be tuned so that it looks like a mirror-reflection all the way through to a semi-matt surface. I use a picture of a dog …

Video: Beautiful dog portraits with natural and studio light

Beautiful dog portraits with natural and studio light In response to multiple requests from MasteringPortraitPhotography.com subscribers, we’ve created a video showing you how Paul captures his famous dog portraits. Paul’s expertise in canine photography stems from his ten years’ experience as lead photographer for the charity Hearing Dogs for Dea… JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of articles, videos, critiques and …

Walkthrough: Creating High Key Images Of White Dogs

Walkthrough: Creating High Key Images Of White Dogs In response to a question on the Forum, this walkthrough covers a method for creating high key images of white dogs (i.e. white dogs on white backgrounds.) The video is just me sitting and doing what I normally do: figuring out what each image will finish up looking like as I go. …