Category Archives: 52 Project

52 Project: Recreate or Imitate

I’d like to thank Deana Hurt of StinkDog Photos in Denver, Colorado for choosing this week’s Beautiful Beasties 52 project theme – recreate or imitate a piece of art.  The assignment TOTALLY pushed me to learn new post-production techniques.  Fun, fun, fun! In my most recent visits to the flea market, I’ve noticed a few vendors selling animal […]

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52 Project: Word

The theme for the 52 international photography project this week is Word.   I’ve collected a number of literary and fun quotes about pets over the years and jumped for joy at the opportunity of using one with this week’s assignment. Note: Immediately after posing for the photo, Xavi and Meekah darted off for a splash in the water fountain.  […]

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52 Project: Nighttime

This week’s Beautiful Beasties 52 Project theme is Nighttime.  I opted for a photo of  Xavi in the backyard illuminated by three light sources – the lamps that face the side back corner of the house and his NiteIze collar.  This was a great assignment because I don’t often take nighttime photos – really enjoyed the challenge. Next up on the […]

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52 Project: The Rule of Thirds

The “Rule of Thirds” is taught to all photographers in their beginning composition classes.   In its simplicity, imagine dividing a photograph into 9 equal parts  – three rows of three equal columns – think, tic tac toe grid.   Align your subject along any one of the points where the lines intersect.  The subject is now positioned 1/3rd of the way […]

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52 Project: Antique/Vintage

Each week, members of the Beautiful Beasties network for international pet photographers choose a theme to post on their blog.  This week’s 52 project theme was Antique/Vintage.  Photos should display an antique or vintage look using props, backdrops or texture. Our first photo is of the famous Colorado Bridge in Pasadena.  The bridge looks very romantic from a distance, […]

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