Lesson one: Creating your image
Creating your image takes more than just camera skills and luck. You need to plan out your images before you photograph them. In this video, I go over some of the things to think about when you are creating your images.
Lesson two: Equipment
In this video I go over the different options you have for studio equipment including power packs, continuous lighting, and monolights. We also discuss light modifiers, reflectors and gobos.
Lesson three: Lighting for Fur
In this lesson, I go over how to light for fur using different techniques, where to place pets, how to position your lights and more.
Lesson four: Setting up your lights
In this lesson, I show you how I set up my lights in my studio, the equipment I use, and how I adjust lighting and settings.
Lesson five: Working with 1 light and a cat
In this video, I show you how to work with one light in studio (which is usually my set up). Our model is also a cat, so we talk about how to work with cats, what tricks to use, and how to best light his black fur.
Lesson six: Working with 2 lights
In this lesson, I show you how to work with two lights to create separation between your subject and your background.
Lesson Seven: Photographing a pet with black fur
In this lesson, I go over the basics when photographing a pet with black fur.