Our Pets are always there for us when we need them. Capturing their photos is a way to forever keep them close in our hearts. At Nancy Kieffer photography, I always feel the best way to capture our pets is in their natural environment, whether it be at home or in their favorite park. Capturing them doing what they love to do is a wonderful way to create memories. Some of the benefits of doing this are:
Keeping the pet calm:
I feel that pets warm up a lot faster in their own environment. During a session, they have to get used to a new person sticking a big black box in their face. If you add unfamiliar surroundings, this just adds to the stress of your pet. When they are comfortable, they are more likely to show their true personalities making some wonderful images.
Maybe your pet has a favorite place on the couch or loves that spot on the back porch where he can watch all the squirrels. Maybe that spot is in the park, running after his frisbee for the 500th time. Utilizing favorite items or places can make the images truly unique and personable to you.
Capturing authentic moments and memories.
These moments can happen anywhere, but when a pet and pet parent are comfortable and in familiar surroundings, they happen more often.
Where is the most natural place for your pet to be?
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This handsome boy is estimated to be between 1-2 years of age. Wandering alone in November of 2022, cold, miserable and very hungry as a stray, he just so happened across the right house because a nice lady took him in. He is potty-trained, crate-trained, knows basic commands, hand signals, and is practicing on his loose leash walking and heel command.
Ollie can be a goofy klutz who isn’t always aware of his large size, so he’d do best in a home with older kids and adults who will continue to work on his training and socialization. He’d truly excel with an active family and a fenced yard where he can run and fetch to his heart’s content. He LOVES head rubs, butt scratches, playing with other dogs, going for car rides, going on longer hikes or runs, and curling up on the couch with you. This food-motivated, intelligent guy aims to please and learns quickly.
Please contact Friends of Second Chance.
Friends of Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter
6660 E. Seneca Turnpike
Jamesville, NY 13078
Capture your journey with your pet. Nancy Kieffer is a pet and nature photographer serving Central New York, the Adirondacks and Beyond. Capture how you share your life with your pet! It may be a vacation adventure or curled up on the couch. Travel assignments welcomed.
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