Photo of Redbone Coonhound showing leash removal by Ellen Zangla Photography“But my dog can’t be off leash and isn’t trained, so you’ll never get good photos of him.” That is the concern I hear most often. Most of the dogs I photograph are on a leash; I edit them out afterwards. And unless your dog’s collar and/or tags are meaningful to you, I remove them, too. (I think dogs’ photos look better without collars and tags hanging down their neck.) See what you think below. Also, your dog doesn’t have to be an obedience champion for me to get good photos, although it is easier if she knows how to sit. If not, I can give you some tips for teaching her during our pre-session consultation.