Two Healthy and Tasty Treats for Your Dog

Dog's happy expectation of treat

We already had a heat wave and it is only June. I wonder what the dog days of summer will have in store for us? For our furry friends, that extra layer of fur will have them finding shady places to lay and relax. I decided to whip my dog a couple of healthy and tasty treats. One will help keep him cool, while the other is a nice little chew for anytime.

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Choosing a Golden Retriever In Syracuse

Ivan the Golden retriever

Golden Retriever ranks in the top 3 of dog breeds and their temperment tends to be friendly, intelligent and devoted which can make them great family dogs. They generally live about 10-12 years and can reach about 75 pounds. The coat can range from a creamy color to a deeper golden red.

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Adorable cuts at Pampered Pups and Wiggle Butts in Syracuse

A job well done Rascal

Our pets are our children and as such we want to make sure they are well groomed. If your looking for an adorable cut, you might want to check out Pampered Pups and Wiggle Butts at 6801 Kinney St. East Syracuse. Last week I spent some time with owner Sarah Rubenstein to check out her salon and doggy day care.

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Natural Light

Bear, dog

I enjoy using natural light for my photographs.  It enables you to be more spontaneous with your photographs and not worry about lugging around a lot of heavy equipment. With natural light you could let the light fall directly on the subject, so that they have nice even lighting Or you can use the light…

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Motion

Sometimes rescue animals are very distrusting of that big black box (camera) that you are holding to your face. One of the ways that I get them more relaxed is to play with them.   Once they are in motion running after a ball or toy  they can sometimes become oblivious to the camera. Here are…

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Shadows

low key dog image

Shadows seemed to be a perfect subject this week.  I have some equipment for off camera lighting that I was wishing to try out.  I had an image in my mind which I wanted to try with Declan.  That image would have had Declan looking straight at me with half of his face in shadow…

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Happy Dog

rescue dog

Meet this Happy Boy Rogan. Rogan is a 2 year old male Pit Bull Terrier and American Bull Dog Mix.  He is such a sweet boy and very smart as well.  While he has been at the kennel, he has learned to sit, shake, down, stay and leave it.  He is eager to please his…

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Brown

Brown is actually one of my favorite colors. I know what your thinking, brown isnt that colorful! When I see brown, I see nature! I see the sandy beach or desert, the ivory of an elephants tusk to the rich color of chestnuts. The shades could contain more yellow like a sesame seed or more…

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Golden Hour

rescue dog, golden hour

My favorite time to take images is on the fringes of the day,  early morning just before sunrise through the rise of the golden sun spreading warm tones across the landscape.  We again get those golden tones as the sun lowers again at the end of the day.    I recently went to the beach…

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