Capturing the details in dog photography

paw in hand

Where’s the face? An empty house. No pitter patter of paws against the hardwood floor running to greet you at the door. No jumping with excitement and a slobbery kiss to melt all your worries away. No more looks from those endearing eyes. Many of us have experienced the heartache of losing our beloved pet…

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Frames for your Artwork

If you have wall space in your home, you may be considering hanging frames for your artwork. When you book a portrait session we will begin with a consultation discussing your goals for the session and where you would like to display those images in your home. Your session will be customized to creatively work…

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Second Chances

Blogging for Pet PhotographersThis post is part of circular blog with other Professional Pet Photographers. Our goal is to focus on a particular topic/assignment each week and put our own spin on it. There are photographers from all over the world participating.  Follow the next link to view how the next amazing photographer tackles this weeks…

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Capturing my Journey

This weeks theme is self- portrait.  I felt what better way to do a self portrait than reintroducing myself by re-capturing my journey with the dogs whom I have shared my life with. As I was growing up, there was nothing I liked more than to pet any dog I saw.  I begged and begged…

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Lucky Dogs

Sharpie rescue lucked out with a forever family and fur-brother

In thinking about the topic for this week, I decided to focus on the Lucky Dogs that were adopted from Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter recently. While the beginning of the pandemic resulted in a lot of pet adoptions, we still continue to receive a steady stream of animals that need homes. With new dogs…

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Symmetry

To use or not to use symmetry in photography. In photography, symmetry refers an image that has a sense of balance and proportion. This creates a peaceful feeling. In this image, the dog himself is very symmetrical, including his coloring. The background also is symmetrical in color and balance of color. Or you can create…

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Wooden Photo Box

wooden photo box

I just received a new product that I love. I can imagine it being a little treasure chest for both photos and special mementos of your pet. The box is 2″ deep and has a false bottom which can be engraved with your pets name. Beneath it, you can store special trinkets or papers for…

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On High

There are many shooting angles you can use when taking photos of your pets.  Today, my focus is getting high and shooting down at your pet.  I often use this method for small dogs.  It enables you to capture the pet from head to tail.  It is also a great tool to use to just…

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National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is National Adopt a shelter dog month.  Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter continues to be committed to finding homes for abandoned dogs despite having to slightly change the process related to Covid 19.  The Center is currently not open related to Covid but volunteers continue to foster dogs and you can schedule appointments to…

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NEW HOME & NEW VENTURES

I took my first picture of Rogan back in January 2018.  This Beautiful dog came to Second Chance  Canine Adoption Shelter for a new chance at life. This guy was smart and adorable and I thought he would find a home shortly.  It soon became clear though, that finding a home for Rogan would be…

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