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Keeping your Dog Safe

you have seen lots of my images of dogs without a leash. You are probably thinking, well my dog can't be off a leash, that wouldn't be safe. I have a little secret to share. All of my dogs are on leash. I can remove the leash during the editing process on the images you choose for your artwork. The only way to ensure the safety of your pet is to keep a leash on him. I may have you hold the leash in a certain way to ensure that it can be edited.

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Keeping Memories Close

Before your photo session we will have a consultation regarding your goals for the session and how you wish to keep the memories of your pet close to you. You have many choices to choose from including wall galleries, album blocks, and albums. I think the most popular product customers include with their purchase is the album.

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Read more about the article End of Life Pet Portrait Sessions to Keep Those Memories Close
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End of Life Pet Portrait Sessions to Keep Those Memories Close

One of my regrets is not having more pictures of him. Especially images of the two of us together, doing the things we always did together. I do have a couple selfies and a couple images my sister took, but they don't truly show the bond we had with each other. At that time I said that I would not let that happen again, and decided that if I felt that way, other owners probably felt the same. Nancy Kieffer photography was born out of my own tragedy and that is why I want to capture your journey through life with your pet.

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Tricks and treats of a Pet photographer

Basking in the fun play and cuddles from the dogs I photograph is certainly a treat for me, but capturing the dogs essence, much less his attention, requires a photographer to have a few tricks up her sleeve. Here are a couple of the tricks that I utilize throughout the photo session.

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Delivery and Care of your Artwork from your Pet Portrait Session- Step 4

Prints/digitals generally take about 3 weeks from time of order to complete the final retouching and processing. I have searched for products that are of the highest quality and some of these companies are from around the world therefore Wall Art/Albums can take 6-8 weeks from final approval. Consider the turn around time for these in order to place your order with enough time to allow for normal delays.

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What to expect after the session- Part 3

During our photo session we will have determined the date and location of our ordering appointment. The appointment can take place either in person at your home or via zoom. either way we have our meeting- the first goal is to let you view your images in a slideshow to allow you to sit back and enjoy the process and the results.

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What to Expect at Your Pet Portrait Session- Step 2

Once you have tentatively reserved your session date and have returned your contract and retainer, you will receive a confirmation for your session. Now what? First things are first. It is not time to be stressed out wondering if your dog will behave. I hopefully will have alleviated your fears during out zoom consultation. I will send you a session guide which provides you plenty of information regarding the session.

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Read more about the article Taking the first step toward your Pet Portrait session: the Inquiry process
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Taking the first step toward your Pet Portrait session: the Inquiry process

You look at your dog and think- It's time to get professional photos. Whatever the reason, whether it's a new puppy, an aging dog or detailing your journey through life together. However you are not sure how to begin. Do you call any photographer or are there special ones that know animal behavior?

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Choosing a Pet Portrait Location

When you inquire about a photo session, one of the questions that I will be asking is where you want to have the session. In Syracuse, we a luck to have a number of parks and urban areas to have your session depending on your needs. but before we get to my list, I want to find out If your pup accompanies you everywhere you may decide to choose from my list of suggestions. This portrait session is designed for you and your pet and how you live and want to enjoy each other and the memories of your time together. So consider these things first.

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