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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...

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...

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 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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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?...

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Top 10 Photos of 2023

Top 10 Photos of 2023

2023 was an interesting year for me. Between opening The Ranch for dog boarding & daycare and taking nearly 4 months off for a total hysterectomy, I didn't photograph as many clients this year as in years past. But, 2 images from private clients made into the Top...

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Emerge Pet Photography Awards Part 2

Emerge Pet Photography Awards Part 2

Emerge Pet Photography Awards - Portfolio ReviewI felt like I needed two posts to share about the Emerge Awards. While the individual pet photography challenges are judged individually the portfolios are then reviewed as a whole. Each challenge is very different, and...

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The Emerge Dog Photography Awards Part 1

The Emerge Dog Photography Awards Part 1

Big thanks to Hannah, Maple, & Party for making this image happen. This was my first photo session post surgery and I was nervous how my body would do and if my brain would work creatively after taking so much time off to heal, but I had made a commitment to...

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DIY-ing Your Dog’s Photos

DIY-ing Your Dog’s Photos

    “Oh, I can totally do it myself."I know I’ve had that thought about DIY-ing my own dog's photos.I mean, I’m a dog photographer for goodness sakes – surely if anyone can do it, it’s me. … then I started thinking about how LONG it takes to wrangle my own...

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Dog Photography: Finding the Perfect Frame

Dog Photography: Finding the Perfect Frame

Once again this year I took on the Unleashed Education dog photography challenge series - this round is called Emerge. What I love most about these challenges is that they help me stretch my creative photo muscles to see scenes in a different way depending on the...

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Photographing Perfect Dogs

Photographing Perfect Dogs

I don’t know when we decided that our dogs had to be perfect before we were worthy of having photographs of them. Perfectly trained with perfect off leash manners… Perfectly groomed & bathed with not a fur out of place… I mean, I love my dogs freshly bathed and...

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