Get Close

Get Close with your photography.  Many photography guides will discuss the importance of filling- the- frame with the subject.  Most often these emphasize filling the majority of the image with the body or the face of your subject.  While these can be wonderful images, once you have taken those, move in even closer.  Bringing yourself closer to your subject will enable you to emphasize features such as the nose or eyes or discover abstract features such as the contours of the dog which can make your images more artistic.  Have fun and shoot from different angles and perspectives.


dog ear, get close
Ear- abstract
dog rescue, get close
get close
dog, eyes, get close
The eyes have it
nose, dog, rescue
I have a nose for that

Project 52-Blog Circle

This post is part of Project 52 which challenges Professional Pet Photographers to focus on a particular topic/assignment each week. There are photographers from all over the world participating.  Follow the next link to view how the next amazing photographer tackles this weeks challenge.  Then follow each link at the end of each blog until you return to me.. Then you have successfully completed our blog circle. Enjoy!

+++++ NOW visit  Elayne Massaini Pet Photospet photography in Sao Paulo, Brazil.   See how she got close!+++++

Come and find your Best Friend!

Second Chance has a unique program where inmates train the rescued dogs and it gives both the dogs and the inmates a second chance in life.  Come visit Second Chance Canine Shelter.  We are open Saturdays and Sundays 10-2.

Friends of Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter
6660 E. Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078
Website for Second Chance

Here are some  pictures of the dogs at Second Chance that are looking for Homes.


Nancy Kieffer is a photographer serving  the Central New York and Adirondack region and beyond.  Travel assignments welcomed.   If you would like to book a Day in the Life session for your pet, please email me at or call 315-469-8807.   Nancy also offers instruction in photography and Lightroom.