Paws for a Day - Pet Photography

  • 04/30/2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Zoom, On-Line


  • OPPA, ASMP, PPW and PPA Members
  • Non Members

Registration is closed

Paws for a Day - Pet Photography with Beth Brinston

M.Photog., CPP, FP-OR

In this class, Beth will share her techniques and tips that she uses to capture her pet images.  Whether you are shooting in your living room, at the shelter or in your studio, you’ll be able to apply these techniques to your work.  

This full day workshop will cover the following topics. 

  • Basic Equipment

  • Tips for working with different animals

  • Safety Concerns

  • Animal Expression

  • The Basics of Shooting 

  • Basic lighting set-ups - 1, 2 and 3 lights

  • low key and high key

  • Posing Variety and choosing props

  • Posing with People 

  • Working with Leashes

  • Editing workflow

  • Pet Photography Business Topics

About your Speaker

Beth Brinston

M.Photog., CPP, FP-OR

Beth started her photographic education journey in the early 90’s through Ryerson University’s Photographic Arts Bachelors program in Toronto, Canada.  Since that time, she has focused exclusively on wildlife and pet photography.   

Now living in Bend, Oregon, she manages her part time pet photography business and donates her time to the Central Oregon Humane Society to help homeless pets find their forever homes.  Beth received her CPP in 2017, her OPPA FP Degree in 2020 and her Master of Photography Degree in January of 2021.  She has also received several print awards in OPPA and PPA including two nominations for a Grand Imaging Award in the Pet Portrait Category. 

Beth currently serves as the Member Value Director for OPPA, is a Level 2 Print Competition Judge in OPPA’s Jury Development Program and has participated in OPPA’s Mentorship Program.

PPA Members receive 1 PPA Merit for attending this workshop in entirety.

OPPA Members receive 1 OPPA Point for attending this workshop in its entirety.

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