Which profile pic would you choose?
What might your viewers be thinking?
If you have a website or use social media, why not take a step back and try and judge what your online profile picture says about you? Potential customers are after someone approachable and friendly. They also want a professional who they feel they could trust with their pet.
Remember a good profile pic should focus on the pet angle rather than a show dog. It should also give people the impression of someone that dogs trust and feel comfortable with.
If you are taking some new profile snaps, remember the magic square
If you can focus in on faces you’ll get a get a great photo to use for social media profiles. The trick here is to get groomer and dog’s faces nice and close together and then keep snapping so you can try and capture the perfect combination of expressions.
If the dog’s light enough to lift, you can hold it in your arms. But if your dealing with larger breeds then just crouch down behind the dog – remembering to bring your face forward so it doesn’t look like you’re hiding!
Study the examples below and challenge yourself to see if you can take some profile pics.
Follow our experts’ 5 top tips!
Taking better photos is easy if someone shows you how! If you can follow these simple tips you’ll be amazed at the improvement in your photos.
Don’t expect to get perfect results as soon as you pick up your phone or camera – a bit of planning, trial and error and taking loads of photos will always pay dividends.
Remember that professional photographers will take hundreds of photos to capture the perfect expression so never be afraid to keep snapping – choosing the best final photos from a big set is half the fun!
Expert Top Tips...
If you can follow these simple tips you’ll be amazed at the improvement in your photos. (use the arrows above the images to browse).