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How to Choose the Best Pet Photographer in Atlanta for You & Your Pets

When it comes to photographing the furry love of your life - you know you want to find an expert. Choosing the right pet photographer for you can seem like an overwhelming task, after all you want someone that loves slobbery kisses and doesn't ind a little fur. But,...

Why I’m glad I hired a pet photographer for my own photos

Every little girl's dream I was 4 years old when I got the fairytale gift every little girl dreams of - my grandfather gave me my very own horse.   It was cold and 8 month old Dixie Rose had her fuzzy winter coat and I was wearing my brand new Western duster in bright...

Yes, Even Your Dog Can Have Professional Pet Photos

How do you know if your dog can have professional pet photos? Maybe you worry that your dog is too: Hyperactive Reactive Untrained Blind or deaf Timid, Afraid, or Nervous In this blog, I’m going to share some tips & tricks I’ve learned as a professional pet...

What to Wear – A Guide for Dog Moms & Dog Families

What do you wear to your dog's photo session?   In this blog, I’m going to give you some quick concrete tips for dressing yourself (and your family) for your session. Even though the pups are the stars of the show, I'd love to include a few images with you...

Why Choose Professional Prints?

You're hiring a portrait artist If you're going through hiring an artist to capture portraits of your dog, or your family, or any event you're hiring a photographer for you should take full advantage of their talent & skill. The artist can provide access to the...

Delivery Day

Like A Kid Christmas Morning   It's really hard to pick a favorite part of the process. I love every aspect from learning about the dog and your family in our consultation to the actual session to putting the final details on your images in post processing to...

3 Ideas for Decorating Your Wall With Dog Photography

Nothing brings a smile faster than seeing your favorite furry face on the wall, but simply slapping a framed tiny 8 x 10 print over your couch isn’t going to cut it. In this blog, I’m going to share 4 Ideas for Designing A Gallery Wall of photos from your dog’s...

The Images That Made Me A Pet Photographer

Willa - The Beginning In 2015, we were playing fetch in the yard at the Rescue Ranch and I of course had my camera, at the time a Nikon D3200 with a 17-55 mm kit lens. I was laying the on the ground and took this photo. Clearly, the horizon line isn't close to...

A Pet Photographer’s Secret

I take a LOT of phone photos. I have 4,112 photos currently on my  phone's camera roll (4,110 of those are of my kids... and by kids I mean dogs). #dogmomproud How many of you take photos on your phone? 🙋🏻‍♀️ How many of you have ever had a phone go kaput and lost...

5 Must Have Photos from Your Pet Photography Session

What are the 5 Must Have Photos from your Pet Photography Session? Your camera roll is full of every possible pose from your dog you can imagine - sleeping, a running blur, sitting, tongue out, tongue in, etc and every single one is absolutely adorable! But, when it...

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Can you photograph my dog even if he isn’t well trained?

Can you photograph my dog even if he isn’t well trained?

“But my dog doesn’t even know how to sit!” I hear this all the time - and guess what? Your dog doesn’t have to know any commands to have a successful professional pet photography session. We can absolutely photograph your dog - zero obedience required. Sure, having...

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Keeping Your Dog Safe – Dos & Don’ts of Pet Photography

Keeping Your Dog Safe – Dos & Don’ts of Pet Photography

I’m a safety girl. I always wear my seat belt. I look twice before crossing the street. I never blow dry my hair while showering. Ok, that last one is pretty obvious, but safety is a serious business. Anytime we’re working with animals keeping safety top of mind is...

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Photographing Dogs at Three Chimneys – Cumming, Georgia

Photographing Dogs at Three Chimneys – Cumming, Georgia

I first met Lyanna & Bane the Tibetan Mastiffs two years ago when Bane was still "Baby Bane". We photographed the two along with their "uncle" Tai at McDaniel Farm Park in Dacula. Sadly, Tai passed away in 2021.  They came back this year for photos with Big Bane,...

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Announcing the Embark Challenge Sessions

Announcing the Embark Challenge Sessions

Whatever your field - I’m a firm believer in continuing education. As a professional pet photographer - I tend to focus on a few areas of study: The animalsThe businessThe art. “You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.”― Julia...

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Giving Back: Working with the Georgia English Bulldog Rescue

Giving Back: Working with the Georgia English Bulldog Rescue

Animal rescue has a huge piece of my heart and I do all I can to give back to rescues that mean a lot to me. But, as I haven’t yet worked out cloning myself or being in three places at once, I’m not able to photograph every single adoptable dog in need. So, I have had...

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What I Love About My Small Town – Rutledge, Georgia

What I Love About My Small Town – Rutledge, Georgia

10 years ago we bought a farm with an 1848 farmhouse in Rutledge, GA - population 781. Tucked an hour east of Atlanta, Rutledge boasts the motto Small, but Special. General Sherman and his troops marched through my front yard on his march from Atlanta to Savannah to...

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Details in Dog Photography

Details in Dog Photography

Lira has one white toenail on a foot of all other black toenails. It’s the middle toenail. When she’s annoyed at us for doing something we’ll hold up that paw and say she’s giving us the bird. I love that little detail about her. I would recognize that toenail...

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Why My New Years Resolution is to be in Photos WITH my Dogs

Why My New Years Resolution is to be in Photos WITH my Dogs

I’m a professional dog photographer, which means I have a lot of professional photos (and countless phone photos) OF my dogs, but I have very few photos WITH my dogs. That single word swap makes a world of difference. One thing I hear from so many clients is that they...

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End of Life Pet Photography

End of Life Pet Photography

This can be a hard topic. Anticipatory grief, people dismissing your loss, navigating difficult veterinary diagnoses, juggling specialist appointments for your pet, dealing with lost mobility, preparing for after the loss - the list of challenges can be daunting as...

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