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Pet Portraits: Photo Hints & Tips

I’ve put together this blog post to give you a few hints and tips for taking the best photos for your pet portraits.  My canine assistant, Logie Labrador, has posed for me to show you different examples below.  I hope the following examples will be of some help, but please don’t worry if you don’t have […]

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Young Lion, In progress

I recently started work on a young lion painting. It is still a work in progress and I’ll post more updates as I work on it. Here’s some photos of progress so far. Acrylics, A3 size. (from a reference photo by Laura Hanton, Wildlife Reference Photos).

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‘Logie’, a Labrador in progress

Earlier in the year I completed a portrait of my Labrador, Logie. As I now have this blog, I wanted to share with you the work in progress photos I took as I went along. I tried to video as well, but I found I ended up with a stiff neck due to the position […]

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A new Portraits of Pets!

Welcome to my new-look for Portraits of Pets. It’s been a number of years since I’ve redesigned my website and things have moved on a lot in that time. It should also now function well on mobile and tablet devices. I expect a few teething issues and tweaking, but hopefully the information is easy to […]

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