Best Pet Photography Tips for Holiday Cards

Expert Tips for Festive Pics

'Tis the season for pets to be merry—or at least look the part on camera.

If you're interested in including your furry companions in your annual holiday card, consider some tips from the pros to avoid out of focus or overexposed pictures; you don't need a high-end camera with fancy settings to get a winning shot. These expert tips can maximize the potential to impress your family and friends with a card masterpiece.

Get Your Pet's Attention
  • Get Your Pet's Attention
  • Use Holiday Props
  • Use Natural Lighting
  • Get Up Close
  • Experiment With Editing Applications

1. Get Your Pet's Attention

Toys and treats can be a pet photographer’s best friend. Use a squeaky toy or a dangling pet treat to get your pet’s attention directed toward the camera to capture a particular expression.