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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...

Your Photo Album Tells Your Dog’s Story

You want to remember what he looked like, what his fur felt like under your hands, and how much he loved that slobbery, disgusting tennis ball that you threw a million times. And you need to keep those memories safely in your heart to revisit over and over again. A...

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...

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...

5 Things To Prepare Before Your Dog’s Photo Shoot

What do you need for your dog's photo shoot? Have you ever had that dream where you show up to school naked? Lets avoid that feeling of being completely unprepared by making sure you’ve got everything you need before you show up for your session… fully clothed...

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...

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...

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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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The Best of 2021 – Pet Photography Superlatives

The Best of 2021 – Pet Photography Superlatives

Let’s take a walk down the memory lane of 2021 filled with dogs & horses to remember some of the best moments! Scroll down to see the 2021 Pet Photography Superlatives! The Drooliest Dog I Photographed The most drool happened way back in February of 2021 at the I...

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Props for Personal Brand Photography for Pet Professionals

Props for Personal Brand Photography for Pet Professionals

Props can help you get your message across more clearly, create additional variety in your images, and give you something to do with your hands. In this post I'm sharing some ideas for planning your branding photography session as a pet professional. Show - Not Tell...

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