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Taking Great Photos of Your Dog
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It is so much fun to capture those adorable moments and antics in your dog's life with a camera yet it can be challenging at times to get really good pictures. Susan's guest this week is, Kim Levin, a professional pet photographer and author of the book, PhoDOGraphy. She will give you many tips and suggestions for how to get great shots, while we view some of her own photos during the conversation.

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Episode Segments:
Wild About Pets: Pet Photography Tips with Kim Levine

Kim tells Susan about how she follwed her passion into the world of pet photography. She also gives her key tips for getting a great portrait of your pet, and the benefits of using digital rather than film.
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Wild About Pets: Candid Shots

Kim tells you the best ways to get a spontaneous photo of your pet, and how to make outside photography really work. Plus – natural light versus a flash – what should you use and when.
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Wild About Pets: Rewards and Other Tips

There’s nothing wrong with bribery when it comes to getting a great snapshot of your pet! Learn how to use treats & words for great results! Plus, tips on shooting more than one pet at once, and getting those great action shots.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Kim Levin
Kim Levin started her photography career as a pet portrait artist. In 1996 she created "Bark & Smile Pet Portraits" - a full service photography business committed to capturing the essence and unique personality of each animal photographed. Kim Levin has published fifteen books, including the best-selling "Why We Love Dogs" and "Cattitude." Her other pet portrait books, include "Pawfiles", "Caternal Instincts", "Dogma" and "Working Dogs." Her books have been published in eight different languages. A passionate advocate of animal adoption, Kim has donated her photography services and supported the ASPCA, and her local shelters for years. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, two children and their dog.

Click here to order PhoDOGraphy & Kim’s other books.

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