Chapter 1: Train Your Camera (But Don't Make it Roll Over!)
Chapter 2: It's All About Perspective (Tips for Composition and Camera Placement)
Chapter 3: Bask in the Sunshine (Outdoor Lighting Tips)
Chapter 4: I Do Windows! (Window Lighting Tips)
Chapter 5: Let Sleeping Dogs (and Cats)...Sleep!
Chapter 6: Where'd My Sock Go? (Tips for Setting Up and Capturing Fun Photos)
Chapter 7: Holidazed and Confused (Photo Tips For Holidays and Events)
Chapter 8: Barkness on the Edge of Town (Night and Low-Light Photography Tips)
Chapter 9: The Digital Canine (Tech Tips, Including Hardware, Software and Printing Options)
Andrew Darlow is a photographer, author and digital imaging consultant. His editorial and fine-art work have been featured in numerous magazines, including Photo District News, PDN Gear Guide, Popular Photography, Professional Photographer and Rangefinder magazine. His work has been widely exhibited and his prints are held in many private collections. Andrew's love of cats and dogs began at a very young age, and his photographs of canines and felines have played an important role in his career. His pet photography has been featured in numerous publications, including Animal Fair magazine and The AKC Gazette, the official publication of the American Kennel Club. Darlow has photographed a wide variety of people and their pets in both formal and informal situations. He has donated his photography services to a number of causes, including the Susan G. Komen Foundation, The Seeing Eye (Guide Dog Training Institute), and the garden tour for Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (a no-kill shelter for dogs and cats). He has lectured and conducted seminars and workshops around the world at conferences, and for photography organizations and schools, including the Arles Photo Festival, School of Visual Arts, Columbia University, and the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York.
".With the aid of this handy guide, photographers of all skill levels can produce heartwarming shots that are certain to delight any pet parent. Andrew Darlow offers advice on composition, lighting, setting up fun shots, and printing the best quality images so you can produce top-quality work that will set you ahead of the pack." -Shutterbug Magazine
"At last, a photography book for our changing times and equipment. As uncomplicated or sophisticated as you desire, depending on your camera and curiosity. Whipped cream on the cake; for the best photos you want. Highly useful and most enjoyable." - Mordecai Siegal, author and photographer
"One of life's greatest joys is our pets. Dogs, cats, and other animals represent love, joy, and boundless fun. Bravo to Andrew for creating an inspiring book! Just follow his guidance and you're unleashed to creating works of art. As a celebrity pet photographer, I believe the book identifies great tips. Wishing you joy & wags!" - Lori A. Cheung & Flash, the chiweenie (chihuahua-dachshund), thePetPhotographer.com
"After the photo shoot, you can put the photos up on a site that helps photographers display and sell their prints and other products, but it's even better to meet with people in person if possible at your studio or their home."--ShutterMomBlog.com