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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?...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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Calendar Contest Session Terms & Conditions

Calendar Contest Session Terms & Conditions

Terms & Agreement Below you'll find details of our agreement. Submission of this form constitutes a signature on the agreement. Appointment & Order Details All images, digital files, & other artwork is purchased separately. No images are included in the...

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3 Must Haves for Kayaking with Your Dog

3 Must Haves for Kayaking with Your Dog

Last year my dad gave us his two sit on top fishing kayaks. I’m not much for fishing, but being out on the water in the quiet and soaking in that coolest part of a summer morning on a little lake with my dog - yes, please. I quickly set about learning everything I...

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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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