A Knock-Your-Socks-Off Guide to Capturing the Best Dog Photos on Earth

Kaylee Greer


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Learn to create amazing, charming, and compelling dog photographs with Kaylee Greer, commercial dog photographer and host of Nat Geo Wild's Pupparazzi!

If you want to learn to create pictures that truly capture a dog’s personality—whether that’s playful, cute, whimsical, shy, goofy, strong, or beautiful—you’ve come to the right place. If you’re a professional photographer looking to up your game or an amateur who just wants to take better pictures of your best bud, Dogtography is your guide to capturing jaw-dropping photographs that are filled with heart and soul. And there is no better teacher than Kaylee Greer, a widely published commercial photographer who teaches pet photography workshops around the world and is host of Nat Geo Wild’s “Pupparazzi,” an original television series that focuses on her life and career.

Dogtography is packed with great information and—just like Kaylee and her photographs—an infectious personality. In this book, you’ll learn all of Kaylee’s hard-earned tricks of the trade, including her camera settings, lens choices, and how she picks great locations. You’ll also learn all about:

    • “Speaking dog”—understanding body language, respect, and safety
    • What’s in Kaylee’s camera bag and treat bag (squeakers, snacks, and toys)!
    • Getting the best expressions and poses during a shoot
    • How to create a great action shot
    • Techniques for finding your style and enhancing your creativity
    • Kaylee’s tried-and-true shot ideas

You’ll also learn Kaylee’s method for picking the best images from a shoot, plus her post-processing techniques to finish off a shot, including general retouching, making eyes sparkle, and the all-important leash removal!

Chapter 1: Speaking Dog
Chapter 2: Basic Camera Settings
Chapter 3: What’s in the Camera Bag at Every Shoot?
Chapter 4: What’s in the Treat Bag? Tools and Tricks for Getting Your Furry Subject’s Attention
Chapter 5: Choosing a Location
Chapter 6: The Best and Most Effective Tips for a Rockin’ Dog Photo Shoot
Chapter 7: Expressions and Poses
Chapter 8: Shooting Action
Chapter 9: Creativity
Chapter 10: Tried and True Shoot Ideas
Chapter 11: Choosing Your Best Images
Chapter 12: Editing and Final Steps


Kaylee Greer:
Kaylee Greer is a multi-international-award-winning private and commercial dog photographer. She is living out her dream through a camera lens in gorgeous Boston, Massachusetts. She’s traveled the world teaching pet photography workshops and has seen her work published in many major industry editorial titles. Her images grace calendar lines, greeting cards, products, packaging, and advertising campaigns throughout the commercial pet industry. She is the star of Nat Geo Wild’s original television mini-series “Pupparazzi,” which focuses on her life and career and follows her photographic adventures across America. Her photographic style is drawn directly from the inspiration she finds inside the soul of a dog. She is fueled by the joy, whimsy, and unrelenting happiness that is so uniquely canine. Kaylee is known for her love of vibrant colors and process of capturing the comedy and character of dogs. Through her business, Dog Breath Photography, it is one of Kaylee’s strongest passions to give a voice to the voiceless by volunteering her time to local shelters and photographing the abandoned and homeless animals who lie in wait for a second chance. Learn more about Kaylee at and on Instagram @dogbreathphotography.