Photographing big mutts (those large mixed breed dogs we all love)

July 30, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I love all dogs, but I often find that the majority of the dogs I photograph are mixed breed (aka mutts). All of my dogs have been mutts and the dominant breed we photograph in the rescue dog world is "mutt". Why are we all so in love with our mutts? Is it because they are unique? No other dog looks like them right? Or is it because of the variety?...
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How I pick a location to photograph dogs

July 23, 2021  •  3 Comments
This week we explore some of the key points I use to pick a location for photographing dogs. As many of you know, a good portion of our photography of dogs is currently related to photographing rescue dogs. We love to photograph dogs that already have their forever home too! This week we will discuss several of the things I look for when picking a...
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Dogs in the flower field

July 16, 2021  •  3 Comments
Ah, a few weeks ago we heard about a wonderful flower field not far from our house through a family member on Facebook. I have to say, I was excited never having actually seen a field of zinnia and sunflower plants - and the thoughts of photographing them. For those of you that might be local, this was located on McIntosh Road just south of Highway...
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Collars I recommend for your dog's photography session?

July 09, 2021  •  5 Comments
This week let's talk about what your dog should be wearing for their photography session. There are so many different options, let's start with the most common options which includes my recommended collar. Collars Most of the dogs I photograph have collars. In fact, I think a good portion of the people I meet keep collars on their dogs all the tim...
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My dog won't look at the camera - how do I fix this?

July 02, 2021  •  5 Comments
As a pet photographer and even more a ‘dog photographer’ I’ve heard a lot of various things from people about their dogs. One of the most common things I hear are “My dog won’t look at the camera”. Another one is “My dog can’t be off leash”. We work with a lot of dogs that come from the rescue world and as such, we have been exposed to a lot of dog...
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