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Learnshop: Pet Photography

This month's Learnshop addresses photographing pets.

Our speaker is Nina Parker of Marietta, GA.

Pets are such an important part of our lives, often giving unconditional love and support in ways we cannot get anywhere else.

Shortly after Nina began accepting portrait work she was asked to photograph a friend’s elderly dog, which was not expected to live much longer.  The pictures were so precious to that client; Nina saw a need and realized that this was an opportunity for her to better serve the people with whom she worked.

In addition to her professional work Nina enjoys using her skills to give back.  In support of pets and the people who love them she has donated her time and services to various charitable organizations, including Homeless Pets Foundation, Bark for Art, Mostly Mutts Animal Rescue, and Spay and Neuter Society of the South.

Nina is also a participating photographer with the Inspiration Through Art, an organization dedicated to capturing memories for families with children suffering from a serious illness or life altering disability.












To see a portfolio of Nina’s pet pictures , go to

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  • Marvina B.

    Thank you for shareing, I learned a lot

    March 30, 2013

  • Cherie T.

    Thank you, Nina! Your presentation was fantastic!

    March 28, 2013

  • Cat M.

    Thanks for doing this, it was great!

    March 28, 2013

  • David "Spooky" C.

    Interesting great presentation. Great ideas.

    March 28, 2013

  • Don W. W.

    Excellent presentation, very practical and useful information.

    March 27, 2013

  • Beverly W.

    Enjoyed the evening very much. Got some really good tips and ideas. The presentation was excellent, Nina. Enjoyed your sense of humor, also!

    March 27, 2013

  • Harriet D.

    Thanks to Nina for a great presentation! She shared lots of good information and tips, but my favorite was the story and photo of the weimaraners who would allow no chipmunks on the premises!

    March 27, 2013

  • Stan K.

    The presentation content was excellent; good and humorous presentation. Got pointers not only on taking pictures of pets but also about lenses, composition, etc.

    March 27, 2013

  • ray d.

    Excellent presentation and fun!

    March 27, 2013

  • Susan P.

    Excellent presentation!! Nina, thank you so much for sharing your knowledge and all your wonderful tips and stories with us! I share your love for photographing dogs!

    March 27, 2013

  • Leigh

    Delightful presentation! Appreciate Ninas tips and good humor.

    March 26, 2013

  • victor

    Great presentation. Thanks for the pointers.

    March 26, 2013

  • Elton S.

    I very much enjoyed the presentation.

    March 26, 2013

  • Christina D.

    Excellent, as usual.

    March 26, 2013

  • Ken O.

    My first time at any SBS function , enjoyed it very much. Great information .

    March 26, 2013

  • Virginia Sutton W.

    I so wanted to come, but I'm slap out of spoons. . . I was looking forward to learning how to take better portraits of my sweet baby dog and parrot (who's not so sweet, but that's another story for another day). Y'all have fun!

    March 26, 2013

  • Mikki Root D.

    Got to drive to FLorence AL very early in the morning...too many things to do before! So sorry to miss it.

    March 25, 2013

  • Lloyd Kenney I.

    I will try to attand.

    March 23, 2013

  • Virginia Sutton W.

    perfect topic for me!

    March 23, 2013

  • Cat M.

    Sounds fun!

    March 22, 2013

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