Dog Photo Challenge ~ Black & White

by Kerry on July 11, 2016

Puppy Tales Dog Photo Challenge ~ Black & White

I love black & white photography!  I’ll admit that I don’t use it as often as colour when photographing pets, but on the right occasion or with the right photograph it’s simply stunning.

I love that black & white it simplifies the photograph, brings out the texture or curls in a dog’s coat and can really draw us into a dogs eyes or expression!  

It also can be fabulous for minimising distractions of colours or bright lighting in the background or around your subject.

This week we want to see your best and favourite ‘Black and White’ dog photos!

(If you’re not yet familiar with the Dog Photo Challenges, there’s some info at the bottom of the post).

This Week’s Theme: BLACK & WHITE!

If you’re interested to try converting your coloured photos to Black and White, you might wish to use a free photo editing site like PicMonkey or PhotoBucket Editor, or the photo software that your computer/ laptop or mobile device came installed with.  Some of these programs have black and white preset options.  You can also create Black & White photos by removing all the saturation (another word for the amount of colour) in a photo.

You’re welcome to apply the theme creatively (… anyone with black, white or black & white dogs!)

Don’t forget to also share the theme with your friends who would love to play along!

Some ‘Black & White’ Inspiration

Want some inspiration? These are just some of my favourite Black & White dog photos.  

Puppy Tales Photo Challenge ~ Black & White

Can’t wait to check our your gorgeous Black & White dog photos!

Sharing your ‘Black & White’ Photos

Meeting and hearing all about your dogs and the love you have for them makes our day!

There’s lots of ways to share your photos for this weeks challenge:

On Facebook – Post your photo under the theme post when it appears on Facebook.

On Instagram – Tag your photos that fit the theme with #pt_blackwhite so we can find them!

In the Comments – Share your photo in the comments below. If you have photos on other photo sharing sites (like 500px or Flickr) then feel free to leave a link to your photo in the comments.

However you share, don’t forget to include your dogs name/s. If there is a great story, or puppy tale, that goes with your photo them we’d also love to hear it! Especially if you’re sending us something creative and we may not immediately ‘get’ how your photo fits the theme!

What are the Dog Photo Challenges?

We know you guys, our Puppy Tales friends, love to share photos of your gorgeous dogs! Our social media is filled with them daily and we receive lots via message and email too. We LOVE to see them! And we want to share our favourites….. each week the best will be shared on our Puppy Tales Facebook Timeline Cover! It needs to be updated frequently and we couldn’t think of anything better than sharing your cute Dog or Puppy Tales!

So we developed the simple idea of a weekly challenge allowing you to share your best dog photos! And the best bit is that it gives you an extra reason to hang out with your dogs over the weekend and to be taking more photos of them. If you already have photos that match the theme, then you’re welcome to share those too. There will be many themes throughout the year, so the opportunity to share your dog photos often will be sure to come up frequently! Don’t forget to come back to check for the new themes each week!

On Mondays we will post a photo challenge theme for the week. You can upload throughout the week, tag your photos on instagram and the following Tuesday we will pick our favourites to update the Puppy Tales Facebook page with! We will also share some of the photos on Puppy Tales instagram!

Headshot of Kerry MartinKerry Martin is 'Top Dog' here at Puppy Tales. With her own adored dog Keiko, she completely gets that your four legged furry buddy is absolutely part of the family. That they sleep on the bed, that you want to take them everywhere, that you plan holidays so they’re included and that their presence makes your life incredible. Kerry Martin is also the photographer behind Akemi Photography. Akemi Photography specialises in photographing pets and the people who love them. Sessions are conducted both in studio and on location to truly capture the incredible and unique personality of your ‘furkid’. Akemi Photography  -  Instagram  -  Facebook

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