Photographing cats can be a lot like herding cats. I often refer to them as the teenagers of the pet world. They can be left alone for the weekend, but they will probably throw a party and trash your house. If you are cat person, you alread know this. If you are not a cat person, let me give you some tips & tricks to get you over the hurdle and start taking better pictures of our feline friends.
The best time of day to take outdoor portrait photos using natural light is in the few hours after sunrise and before sunset. This is due in part to the angle of the sun as it changes position throughout the day. Sunlight strikes your subject from a low angle at the beginning or end of the day, and a high angle during midday. You should also pay attention to whether the sun is hitting your subject from the front, side or back. Here are a few of the best combinations we have found:
We’ve all heard the phase “a picture is worth a thousand words.” So, what would a picture be worth if you knew all the techniques for proper exposure? Dare we say “priceless”? In any case, you’d definitely feel more empowered to take beautiful photos.