Dogs can easily be distracted and was mentioned in the first part of Outdoor Pet Portraits. Most clients we work with prefer the undistracted environment of the studio. There aren’t birds or cats or even squirrels to content with. Even having additional people in the area can be distracting for some dogs.
However some clients really prefer the outdoor look and we’re happy to accommodate them. For safety I always have the client leash the dog. Even if you have the best trained dog int he world you don’t need them dashing after an animal during the session and getting hit by a car or knocking people over. It’s just a good safety precaution to leash your dog. There are ways to pose to minimize the leash and we can also digitally remove it if necessary.Read More