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Animal photography is a favorite pastime of many photographers, both amateur and professional. Whether it be a family pet, livestock such as horses, tiny insects, brightly feathered birds, or wild animals such as deer - the fascination with animals remains a constant for photographers.

Animal Photography

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Animal photography is a favorite pastime of many photographers, both amateur and professional. Whether it be a family pet, livestock such as horses, tiny insects, brightly feathered birds, or wild animals such as deer, the basics of animal photography are universal across subject animal type...

Pet Photography

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How to take great pet photographs is a common question among pet owners. Our pets are vital parts of our lives. They grant us unconditional love and make us laugh. Some pets are "traditional", such as cats and dogs. Other pets are more individual, from fish to snakes to rabbits. Whatever species the pet is, he/she is still a part of your family and to be included in many photographs...

Baby Animal Photography

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Baby animals are almost always adorable but they pose their own special set of obstacles for a photographer to overcome. Here are some things to remember when photographing baby a

Zoo Photography

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While very few people get the chance to go on Safari or stalk Kodiak bears in Alaska, most anyone can go to a zoo. The zoo is a wonderful location to take images of exotic animals without high costs and in relative safety. Zoo also afford photographers a chance to get very close to wild animals for close up photography without a lot of equipment. If you keep a few basic techniques in mind you can make your zoo photos shine...
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