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DSLR Tips: Pet Portrait Photography

Dan Eitreim

July 30, 2015

We all love our pets. We all tend to love our pets unconditionally and beyond reason. And they love us back unconditionally. They bring us joy, they amuse and entertain us, they comfort us and are always there for us. We play with them, ply them with toys, and photograph them incessantly. We enjoy looking at the photos we snap of our pets almost as much as we enjoy looking at them.

A lovely way to honor and commemorate our pet is to have an artist create a custom portrait of them. We all have dozens of photos of our furry friends that we have taken over time, and any one of them can be transformed by an artist into a unique and very personal work of art to hang in our home. That shot you have always liked so much of Duke in mid air catching his favorite frisbee; the photo of Tiger, deep in kitten mischief, that you managed to capture in spite of her speed;  these priceless moments all make for wonderful art portraits.

A pet portrait is something special. It is a work of art. It portrays a pet with a depth and uniqueness that can surpass what a photograph shows. A work of pet portraiture is a fun thing to give to oneself, but it becomes an excellent gift idea to surprise someone else with.  If you are searching for that super special gift to give someone, the gift that they would never be expecting, the gift that they will cherish forever – this is it. A portrait immortalizing their beloved pet is a surefire winner.

For a special occasion, for a gift giving occasion, or for no reason other than that we love them beyond reason, think about having a work of portrait art created that captures your pet’s personality and proudly displays it for all to see and enjoy. After all, they are family.

Artist Yasmeen Harper is the owner of Face Value Portraits, an online studio/gallery of portrait art. She has 30 years experience in creating portraits and specializes in adults, couples, infants, children and pet portraiture. Artwork can be done in either black & white or color. All work is done from the client’s photos and can be customized as desired, such as combining two subjects from separate photos into one portrait, or altering backgrounds, clothing colors, etc. More than one pet, or pets and people can also be combined in one portrait. Finished portraits are matted and framed and can be delivered throughout the U.S. Extensive communication via email and/or phone is included in her portrait service to ensure that every work of art is tailored to meet the customer’s specific wishes. This very personal approach has garnered her highly satisfied customers over the course of many years. To visit her gallery and learn more about her unique and affordable service, go to: www.FaceValuePortraits.com

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