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Using an Expo Disc To Custom Set The White Balance

Are you tired of trying to find the perfect white balance? Nicole Begley, from Hair of the Dog, shares her favorite tool for dialing in perfect white balance in any situation. This video walks you through how to use the ExpoDisc, as well as how to set the custom white...

How To Easily Remove Color Cast In Photoshop

Photographing pets in grass, or near leafy trees, can result in a funky green color cast on your otherwise adorable subjects. Take your pet photography to the next level by learning how to remove color cast with this quick Adobe Photoshop tutorial. We’ll use Photoshop...

How to Calibrate Your Monitor Using the SpyderX Elite

It ain't just the changing seasons that cause temperature shifts! Yep, the color temperature of your computer monitor can "drift" over time, rendering your image colors either too warm or too cool. If you're a professional pet photographer, you need to understand how...

How to Register Photos with the U.S. Copyright Office

In this tutorial, longtime dog photographer Margaret Bryan shares how you can register your pet photos with the U.S. Copyright Office. Listen to our Hair of the Dog Podcast episode with her here where she talks more about copyright and why it is important for your pet...

Terran Bayer Guest Artist of the Month January 2020

Join me in welcoming Terran Bayer to the Hair of the Dog Academy as Guest Artist of the Month for the month of January.  Photographing dogs on a paper backdrop in the studio means one thing: dirty, hairy, drooly floors. But fear not! In her member's only tutorial,...

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3 ways to make more money in 2016

2016 is upon us and with the new year brings the opportunity to review the details of our business and make adjustments for a more profitable year.  No matter how your business is structured there are ONLY THREE ways to make more money. Sell More...

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When Prospects Say You Are Too Expensive

When Prospects Say You Are Too Expensive

If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you may have come to realize that I believe in a boutique business model.  This is a low volume and higher-priced strategy as opposed to a high volume and lower-cost model.  If you are...

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