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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...

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...

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?...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Give Me Shelter – Fostering Rescue Dogs

Give Me Shelter – Fostering Rescue Dogs

Many of us know the line: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, ” as a line from the Statue of Liberty. It’s actually part of a larger poem written by Emma Lazarus that adorns a plaque on the pedestal of the statue, and while...

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A Love Letter to All the Dogs I’ve Loved Before

A Love Letter to All the Dogs I’ve Loved Before

I was nearly held back in Kindergarten to repeat the year. Not because I was behind academically, but because I found it hard to relate to the other kids in my class. I have an August birthday, so as one of the youngest kids in my class they hoped an extra year would...

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Leading Lines with Abe Froman the Frenchie

Leading Lines with Abe Froman the Frenchie

There is a long list of rules in photography. It’s one of the reasons I love it - the clarity of having a right answer derived from the equation of ISO, aperture, and shutter speed makes my analytical tendencies very happy. Of course, just having the right exposure...

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Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog

Walking the dog is one of those great equalizers. Most everyone who has owned a dog has experienced taking their dog for a walk at some time. From taking my own dogs for walks, to photographing you walking together with your dog, to working with Atlanta dog walkers -...

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Dog Photography at Atlanta’s Georgia Tech Campus

Dog Photography at Atlanta’s Georgia Tech Campus

The campus at Georgia Tech right in the heart of Atlanta, GA was a gorgeous backdrop for Willie Wonka’s session with his mom earlier this summer. Willie’s mom was completing her Masters program and wanted to celebrate with a photo shoot on the campus where she had...

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A Private Location for Dog Photography in Eatonton, GA

A Private Location for Dog Photography in Eatonton, GA

Wyatt is a dog for whom life can be scary. He’s tiny and cute and fluffy and really flipping adorable, and that means people cross his boundaries a lot. They want to touch and cuddle and smoosh his fluff. But that’s really scary to Wyatt and he wants to say no, and he...

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4th of July with Your Dog – 4 Things to Prepare Now

4th of July with Your Dog – 4 Things to Prepare Now

As a child I remember sitting on the dock at my grandparent’s lake house on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, GA so we could watch the firework show across the lake. And that was it, just that one night of fireworks and childhood wonder. Now that I’m a pet parent, I dread...

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Photographing Doodles in Atlanta Piedmont Park

Photographing Doodles in Atlanta Piedmont Park

When Amy and I planned her session she mentioned wanting a park-like setting for her two miniature bernedoodles and let me know that as a traveling nurse currently stationed in Atlanta, she wasn’t exactly sure where to go. Immediately my brain went to Atlanta’s iconic...

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