10 Tips for Photographing Cats

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Cats are the alpha and the omega. They are the driving force behind the internet. They can make for very cute, if awfully temperamental friends, if they can be considered friends at all. Whether it’s your own cat, a friend’s, or one on the street, here are ten tips to keep in mind for the next time you make a photograph.

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Let the cat be in control

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The best way to get close is to get down

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Offer a piece of your soul

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Stay perfectly still with kittens

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Appeal to a cat’s vanity

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Let sleeping cats lie

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Jingling your keys is a great way to get a diva cat’s attention

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Don’t worry about your camera, even your phone can take very fine cat photos

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Actually, wake up that sleeping cat, yawn shots are wonderful

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