My dogs are my most willing subjects for this newer hobby of mine, I quite like it because they don't mind if I mess anything up . However they're not the best for c & c, so any tips I would greatly appreciate. Let me mention that I am EXTREMELY new to photography...I've been taking photos for a couple years but only recently have I started to learn some of the basic ins and outs 1. 2. 3. 4. I didn't mean to cut off my pups tail...however, that aside I don't mind it. 5.