Your dog is super adorable so of course they belong on Instagram and other social media sites. They may constantly steal the spotlight on your page or even have their own! We've researched top dog Instragram profiles and put together some tips for you. So if you need some fresh ideas to boost your Instagram feed and social media, or are just starting out, check out these 10 tips for taking super cute dog photos.
Great looking pictures create a beautiful feed and profile pages that are pleasant to look at. You don't need a professional photography studio, but if you need a great excuse to do some redecorating, then go for it! You can make do some simple tweaks that can take your photos to another level, like getting a new rug, plus your dog will love posing on the soft plush surface. Or you can add a trendy new throw blanket in the mix, again, something soft that your dog will love - think of the cute cuddly expressions you will catch on camera!
Here's how to find some great locations:
If you dog just the cutest when they crunch on carrots or pounce on their favorite toys? Photo op! You can take a cute video to go live, or post for extra attention. Followers find videos more engaging and interesting and many social media platforms favor media content such as Instagram Reels. Dog toys can also be a great way to add a pop of color or personality to your photos.
It's always fun to go on an adventure with your dog! Research take day trips to scenic places and quaint towns to visit near your home. It's a great way to share new experiences with your dog and add variety to your social media feed.
Video posts are dominating social media, so capturing your adorable pup doing tricks and being cute can be a great way to add video content to your feed. Video can show another side of your dog's personality that sometimes just can't be captured in still photos.
You can team up with friends to do group photo shoots and enjoy an outing to the dog park or road trip with the people & dogs you love spending time with.
Copy-cat collaborations are super fun - this is when you team up with someone and you re-create eachother posts in your own way.
You can also dress your dog in cute dog hoodies and t-shirts to portray lifestyle shots and showcase your dog's special personality. Check out our cute graphic t-shirts for dogs and stylish jackets & pullovers.
Holidays are also a great time for dressing up and new holiday themed toys.
This is a cliche, but it's still true, but widely ignored. Your time is precious, after all, you've got a precious pup to spoil. So first, use the best quality camera you have (no need to get a new one, modern phones have great cameras). If you use your phone, check that the settings are on the highest quality and shoot in good lighting conditions. It can be hard when photographing an energetic dog, but try to frame your photo right so that you have a great picture to work with when you crop or use a filter.
Spending time with your pup and having photos as memories should be a fun and great bonding experience. So don't stress too much about getting the perfect shot, just enjoy being with your best fur buddy and make memories.
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