Collars I recommend for your dog's photography session?

July 09, 2021  •  6 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  •  6 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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My favorite neighborhood walk with my dog in Temple Terrace, Florida

June 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
We are blessed here in our little residential city with a good number of parks. My favorite neighborhood park is actually a combination of Riverhills Park and Boy Scout Park. Both of these wonderful parks are great places to take your dog for a walk - not leash free - but still a beautiful place to take the pup. Riverhills Park is located along the...
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Why I shoot in early to mid-morning - my favorite time for pet photography

June 18, 2021  •  3 Comments
Here in Florida, the majority of the year - it's hot. No way around it. So, this leaves us with a few choices on when to do outdoor pet photography - either early morning or early evening. Well, in Florida - at least on the west coast, it rains a lot in the late afternoon so it's hard to predict if the weather will cooperate so it's best to do a lo...
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Creating an easy and delicious dog treat

June 11, 2021  •  7 Comments
This past week I asked for suggestions on what other pet owners give their dogs as a treat - I got some really interesting ideas! The suggestions ranged from very easy - carrots, beans, blueberries, banana - all great things to feed your dog - in moderation of course. A couple of the suggestions were not something I prefer such as raw chicken necks...
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