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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Using Symmetry in Pet Photography

February 05, 2021  •  3 Comments
Symmetry - what is it? In simple terms, this is where the two sides of a photograph are equally balanced if you split it down the middle. Or perhaps it is when there is a balance achieved because both sides of the image hold equal weight. Wondering what this actually means? Well - maybe it's as simple as looking at these two birds - both staring at...
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Pet Photography - Using Lensbaby Sweet 50 for dog portraits

January 15, 2021  •  5 Comments
This week our pet photography theme is "center" and as I thought about this - I thought, what better time to give the Lensbaby Sweet 50 a try with Abby, one of our rescue dogs. The Sweet 50 optic is used with the Lensbaby Composer which is a manual focus lens - making this a much more challenging process - to highlight Abby in the center of a sharp...
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Pet Photography - Theme Gift

December 04, 2020  •  1 Comment
This week's pet photography theme is "Gift" - and as I write this blog post I think of a couple of ways to interpret this particular theme. First, I was given a gift when I first received a camera so many years ago. Now, I am using my gift of photography to help dogs looking for homes. The last several weeks have been a bit of a blur between taking...
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Pet Photography - Shelter

November 06, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This week's pet photography theme is 'shelter' and while I take a lot of photographs of dogs that are being sheltered by local rescues from the life they previously experienced - I decided to share a story about Jimbo from several years ago. Jimbo was in our lives for just over 7 years - and we had many adventures together during that time. When J...
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