Tips for Taking Your
Try to get
as close as possible to your pet, or use a zoom lens if you have
one. Make your pet fill most of the visual field. If your painting
is going to be a close up of the animal’s face (or face
and chest), then let that part of the body take up the whole
Take your picture using natural light,
preferably either inside near a window or outside on an overcast
day. Make sure the colors reflect the true colors of your pet.
If necessary you can provide me with several photos, and you can
let me know which photos are more true to your pet’s colors
in which areas.
Focus. It is very important for your
photographic image to be sharp and clear.
Sebby The Dog
“The eyes are the window to the soul.” The eyes will
be the most important part of your pet’s portrait. Please
make sure that they are accurately portrayed in the photo that
you send to me! Thank you… we’re on our way to creating
a fine art rendition of your pet.