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How to Care for Your Art from Your Dog Photography Session

Have you ever gone through old photographs that are yellow, brittle, & cracked?  I don’t want that to happen to you. While I do everything I can to provide you with archival quality artwork, there are a few things you need to be aware of to keep your art looking...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Learn Why A Sunrise Session Might Be Perfect for Your Dog

Let’s face it, getting up & camera ready before the sun comes up - especially on a day off work - might not be your idea of a good time. But what if I told you that a sunrise session might be perfect for your dog - and 100% worth snagging that extra cup of coffee?...

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...

The Process of a Pet Photography Session

Begin with the End in Mind While the best place to start is always at the beginning, I find that having a plan for the final product is just as important. This is why one of the first questions I'll ask you when planning your pet photography session is, "How would you...

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...

How Loss Made Me A Pet Photographer

No One Wants to Talk About the Loss of a Pet Today my Google calendar reminded me that 10 years ago today Renee drove into downtown Atlanta to meet a family surrendering Sissy the Siberian Husky. Sissy's first family dad was in the military and when he was deployed...

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Pets & Their People

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Pets & Their People

What to give to your dog this holiday - and a few ideas for you too!This is my favorite time of year! I love cozy sweaters (even better if they are custom knitted to include my dog's face - see below!). I love fires in the fireplace. I love the twinkling lights. And I...

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5 Things to Know Before Your Pet Portrait Event Session

5 Things to Know Before Your Pet Portrait Event Session

Pet Portrait Event sessions are short themed sessions I host to help you have fun updated photos of your dog in a low stress environment while also helping raise funds for animal rescue groups. Not only do you get great images for Instagram, you also have a positive...

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Rescue Dogs of Atlanta, Georgia

Rescue Dogs of Atlanta, Georgia

If you’ve been here a minute you probably know I have a big soft spot for rescue dogs. While I love ALL dogs and support preservation & responsible breeding, I feel a special calling to support rescue dogs. I was the kid who carried home every stray animal. And, I...

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Carrying the Weight of Loss & Death of a Pet

Carrying the Weight of Loss & Death of a Pet

 It’s really been a struggle to sit down and write this post. In the last month I have said good-bye to 3 dogs - 2 long term foster dogs, Astro & Miller, and my own dog Bella. I also know it’s nearing time to let Charlie, our current hospice foster, pass on as the...

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Yes, Your Reactive Dog Can Have Professional Pet Photos

Yes, Your Reactive Dog Can Have Professional Pet Photos

I recently asked about what concerns you have about booking a professional pet photo session for your reactive dog. I received GREAT feedback. Keeping your dog safe, controlling the environment, and helping your dog be calm & relaxed seemed to be the biggest...

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The Best Dog Collars for Pet Photography

The Best Dog Collars for Pet Photography

Choosing the best collars for your dog's photography session is just as important as choosing what you're going to wear in the photos. And, there are nearly as many options for your dog's wardrobe as your own! In this blog I'm sharing my reccomended best dog collars...

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