Anthony Helton
Craftsy Instructor

CA

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Anthony Helton, professional pet photographer and owner of Purple Collar Pet Photography, lists his chocolate Lab, Sam, as the inspiration that sparked his career. He works as a pet photographer in Sacramento, California, and his work has taken him from live television appearances to directing large-scale commercial productions. He loves that his job combines photography and animals his two biggest passions and gives him the opportunity to ... Read Full Bio »

Anthony's Craftsy Classes

Dog Photography

Capture endearing, expressive photos of beloved canine companions with professional pet photographer Anthony Helton as your guide. Discover valuable tips to help nervous dogs relax in front of the camera, and find out how to keep a distracted dog’s attention. Learn to properly expose for both light- and dark-colored dogs so you don't lose any detail, and explore essential principles of composition for artful, balanced images. Conquer challenging indoor and outdoor lighting with simple flash techniques and troubleshooting tips. And, get lens and shutter speed guidance to photograph energetic, fast-moving dogs with crystal-clear focus! Plus, Anthony will walk you through several post-processing adjustments, including removing leashes, so you can be sure to showcase any dog at his very best.

$49.99

Anthony's Projects

Ultra Wide-Angle Lens
Shoot Stunning Silhouettes
Use Flash to Capture All the Details
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