Stories & How-to’s

Shake it off!

shake it off

How to take “shake it off” types of photos. It’s spring! That means dogs in the water – and some great opportunities to get those super fun shake it off photos.  I recorded this tutorial on how to take better photos of dogs shaking water off: 3 biggest steps: 1) Go for the highest shutter…

Online Better Pet Photography Class – now at your own pace!

Pet photography (2)

Are you looking for a fun and informative class to improve your pet photography skills?  I had numerous requests to change the Better Pet Photography Class to an online self paced course, so I did! Now you can learn online at your own pace on your own schedule. Join me to learn about photographing black…

How to shoot comfortably in the cold

How to take photograph in the cold

My favorite season to shoot in is winter. Not only is the light gorgeous, but I mean it when I say the colder it is, the happier I am. I’ve been outside most of the winter since I was a kid – and there were a lot of 15 mile skis with my family when I was…

Being ignored…

GSP at rest

I was out with my two favorite GSP’s today doing some videos for my Fast Action Photography class – it was great fun, and then they got a little diva-ish (I keep putting them in magazines 😉 ).  The two of them decided they were done – as you can see in this video of…

Learn via Skype

photo of a dog sniffing

Do you wish your photos were less blurry?  Does your editing flow need to be much faster?  Confused about when, where, and how to post social media updates? If you can’t make it to my Dog Photography Workshop or my Bird Dog Photography Workshop this May, individualized instruction is always available via Skype. Learn the…

Sniff and boing: shooting intuitively for pet photographers.

photo of a dog sniffing

Dogs being dogs: The progression of the boing and sniff. Taking photos of dog being well, dogs, is possibly the best job on the planet.  When I shoot I don’t have burst mode on, so these progressions are not just a just a bunch of photos I have gotten by just pressing the shutter. Instead I try…

B&W Lightroom Tutorial

old dog and her couch

Hey all! Here is a simple b&w conversion video for Lightroom where I discuss converting to black and white in two different ways. If you’re interested in purchasing any of the presets I have developed over the years – you can buy them here. Thanks so much and enjoy! Contact ME! | Subscribe to Stonehouse…