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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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?Read More
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.Read More
My favorite time of day for photography sessions are about 2 hours near sunrise and 2 hours near sunset. I would much rather shoot sessions at the bookends of the day.Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
When I first saw the subject for this week, I was thinking of going a totally different direction with the subject. We had a photoshoot at the shelter this weekend however where the dogs get dressed up in their Halloween costumes. Once I took this image however, I decided to go in a totally different…Read More
This weeks topic is doorways. I was recently at Oakwood Cemetery with Declan for my blog about a local landmark. This is the large doorway that leads into the Mortuary Chapel. Declan appears miniature in relation to this huge arch. This next image is not actually a doorway, but Declan is posed in front…Read More