Pet Photography For Fun: Let's Have Fun Photographing Dogs, Cats, Horses, Alpacas, Llamas and Everything Else! (Paperback)

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A professional animal photographer for over 35 years, Susan Ley began her career on a Kentucky llama farm when she picked up a camera and resolved to capture her unique animals on film. “Back then, there weren't any books on how to photograph domestic animals,” Susan remembers, “so I designed a course and taught myself. It was lots of fun and very creative. I couldn't wait to get back my proofs to see what I was accomplishing. Before long I was actually taking some pretty good images!” Excited with her success, she began sending photographs to magazines and calendar companies. The editors and art directors scooped them up and requested more. “Seeing my photographs in print was addictive,” she remembers, and her career was on its way. She wrote and photographed Llamas; Woolly, Winsome and Wonderful, signed with the prestigious stock photo agency, Animals Animals/Earth Scenes, developed a series of “how to” seminars on animal photography, and sold countless articles and photographs to magazine, book, calendar and poster companies. For many years she was the top llama and alpaca photographer in North America, working with art directors, editors and breeders on advertising campaigns.Susan lives in Key Largo, Florida where she enjoys the turquoise waters with her family and her Irish Terrier, Morgan. She is currently working on a pictorial picture book featuring boat dogs and their adventures on the water. Check out her web site, for more information.
A fun easy to use book on taking better pictures of pets including dogs, cats, horses, birds, alpacas, llamas and people with pets. The emphasis is on animal photography for amateur photographers. Nineteen chapters broken down from beginner to advanced so readers can immediately start learning at their own level. The text is geared to having fun photographing in the home, in the field, in the show ring…anywhere pet owners hang out enjoying their animals. Spectacular photographs ensure that it is both a visual delight and a comprehensive tutorial. Chapters include equipment, resolution, focus, composition, backgrounds, beginning exposure, advanced exposure, shutter speed, depth of field, editing, cropping, flash and the planned shoot. Appendices: saving and printing digital files, web sources for photographers and bibliography. Glossary. Index. Full color, 144 pages, 210 photographs, 6x9 paperback, perfect bound. Written and photographed by Susan Ley, a professional animal photographer for over 35 years.


ISBN 9780975287613
Genre PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
Format Paperback
Pages 138
Publisher Date 2012-01-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Water Dogs Pub
Copyright Year 2011
Height 8.75 in
Wdth 6.0 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.65 lb
Language English
Subtitle Let's Have Fun Photographing Dogs, Cats, Horses, Alpacas, Llamas and Everything Else!
Edition Detail Original
Audience General/trade
Authors Ley, Susan
Country of Origin United States

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