Norah Levine

Pet Photography

Norah Levine
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 147 mins
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Meet photographer Norah Levine and preview the techniques you'll learn to capture the unique personalities of beloved pets and their owners. Get detailed information on building your camera kit and scouting the perfect locations for your shoots. Plus, discover Norah's trusty methods of posing and directing her furry subjects.
See how to create visually striking images by deepening your understanding of composition, light and color. Using simple rules of composition, Norah illustrates how to frame your shots for the most impact. You'll also get expert tips on harnessing light, as well as using color to make your images pop!
Whether you're shooting a black lab, a white poodle or anything in between, Norah shows you how to get the proper exposure every time! Get detailed instruction on adjusting ISO, shutter speed and aperture. Then discover how to capture light- and dark-colored pets with tricky contrasting backgrounds.
Gain confidence shooting gorgeous cat portraits! With Norah's guidance, you'll learn how to effectively work with cats, including simple tricks for grabbing their attention and creative ways to photograph them. In addition, Norah illustrates different ways to use window light to create truly striking imagery.
Put your newfound skills into play by photographing people and their pets. Norah offers step-by-step instruction on setting up and composing the shot to achieve authentic, natural-looking portraits. Plus, play around with depth of field to create a variety of eye-catching effects.
Discover the secret to taking photographs of children and their pets that will be treasured for years to come. Watch and learn Norah's tried-and-true posing techniques for both younger and older children. In the process, you'll also see how to capture moving subjects and shoot in open shade.
Put the finishing touches on your portraits with simple, effective post-processing techniques. Norah shares her streamlined method of selecting the best images from the shoot, then demonstrates how to retouch a variety of elements for stunning results!
 
 
7 Lessons
2  hrs 27  mins

Discover the secrets to capturing the spirit of beloved pets and the joy that they bring to their owners. First, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops’ Norah Levine shows you how to build your camera kit, scout the perfect location and pose your furry subjects with ease. Then, explore the essentials of composition and learn how to harness light for impactful images. Next, find out how to photograph pets of every color using the correct ISO, shutter speed and aperture, and get special tips for working with cats. Plus, learn how to seamlessly incorporate adults and children into your shots and explore post-processing techniques for flawlessly finished images. Take your pet photography from stressful to satisfying today!

Norah Levine

Norah Levine, co-founder of the philanthropic Lifelines project, fine artist and portrait photographer focuses on the intricacies, challenges and rewards of photographing pets and children on location. Her work has been featured in a number of prestigious publications, including Austin Monthly, the Huffington Post and Professional Photographer magazine, highlighting her creative work with animals. Whether showcasing her collector's edition art pieces (featured in HGTV’s 2015 Smart Home) or instructing pet photography in settings like the world-renowned Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Norah is thankful to be able to combine her love of photography, philanthropy, art and animals. She lives with her husband and their five rescued pets in Austin, Texas.

Norah Levine

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