Dog Friendly - Veterans Memorial Park, Tampa, FL

March 26, 2021  •  6 Comments
This week the dogs, Jim and I decided to go explore the Veterans Memorial Park in Tampa, FL. Dogs are allowed providing they are on a 6 foot leash (and you're holding the other end of that leash). It was early on a Monday morning, the only other people we saw were the maintenance crews doing the yard work (bad timing on my part). As we wondered aro...
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Self Portrait with Abby, my black and white mixed breed dog

March 19, 2021  •  4 Comments
This week I am being presented a challenge to take a self portrait and include a dog - well, Abby being my oldest model at five years of age is my first go to girl. She has been modeling for me since I first saw her. We do a lot of rescue dog photography and this is how we met Abby. Now, don't get me wrong - when I first met her she wasn't a good m...
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Pet Photography with cute props

February 26, 2021  •  8 Comments
This week's blog post is all about the Photographer’s Choice (that's me!)– this week we are focusing on using props when photographing puppies. It’s now the middle of February and we have been busy photographing about 16 puppies thus far for a local pet rescue ( These puppies came from two different momma’s who had pretty large litte...
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Using depth of field with Pet Photography

February 19, 2021  •  5 Comments
Ever wonder why some photographs you can see everything in the background crystal clear and others it’s just a creamy blur? Well, that’s what this week’s pet photography blog is about. In this particular case, we are looking for a 'deep depth of field'. What does this mean? Well, it means a lot of the photograph is in focus. This long boardwalk and...
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Pet Photography with puppy love

February 12, 2021  •  6 Comments
Our last few weeks have been filled with puppies! Maxx and Me Pet Rescue has rescued several momma dogs and taken their little ones into foster care as well. We have been touring the Tampa Bay area photographing these puppies - and it's all about love with these little ones. Lot of puppy love going around here as we saw many different puppies and a...
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