Lots of clients this year…lots of repeat clients and many new ones too. Took the photo of Stark a German Shorthaired Pointer for the breed magazine. Met Daisy who at the time was four months old…..took her photo again when she was 8 months old and my how she grew. Photographed Dutton as a puppy and will photograph him again as he grows. Halloween and Fall photos were so good, especially Onyx whose owner “painted” a skeleton on her black Doberman coat. And then Christmas…
The local paper, the Statesman Journal, runs a contest every year called “Best of the Mid-Valley”. Last year NosesTailsPaws Pet Photography was nominated and was a finalist. This year, NosesTailsPaws was nominated again, made it to the top 5 – and we won the Best Photographer in Best of the Mid-Valley 2022!
It’s all thanks to the wonderful clients I have and their dogs and cats – each one I adore!
I appreciate your continued for your support!!
Between Valentine’s Day and spring and Mother’s Day 2022 is off to a great start! Took pictures of Melvin and Jax outdoors and met Hector at the Wooden Show Tulip Festival. Then I switched to the studio for more pics. Talulah-Ru was adorable in the bunny ears and Pearl, the three-legged rescue cat had the most beautiful eyes. Love the five-month-old Lab wore the pink feathers well as did Spork. Onyx the Doberman Pinscher is exquisite and of course it was nice to see Romeo and his mom as well as Ziggy posing on two pillows. Enjoy a few images!
Even with everything going on this year, 2021 flew by! In addition to private clients and holiday pet photo shoots, I participated in a three-day pet photography workshop in August. I finally learned how to take good pictures of dogs running at me (not as easy as it might look!) and I learned how to use a strobe outside.
I photographed two “firsts” for me….a ferret and a bearded dragon! My gosh, the ferret was like a slinky and was curious she never stopped moving…the bearded dragon on the other hand didn’t move an inch!
Here are a few collages of some of the images I took this year. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a safe and peaceful 2022!
What a sweetie! Russell is four months old and such a love. He was so good in the studio during his almost one hour session. He explored a bit but came through with lots of great poses. I’m looking forward to photographing him as he grows up!
October, November and December – these three months were so fun!! I took images of 44 dogs and 9 cats with Santa at Pets Etc. on December 5 for a fundraiser. Donations that day raised $400 for Prevent A Litter. I also got to photograph 19 dogs and 3 cats in the studio**. I also photographed a gorgeous Lab/Pitbull mix named Ryder. He posed beautifully on the foot bridge at Minto-Brown Park. We got lucky with with no rain and even a bit of sun. Here are just a few. Hope you enjoy these pictures! I know each one of them put a smile on my face!
Looking foward to continuing to photograph dogs and cats both in and out of the studio in 2021.
**Yes, I wore a mask, all clients wore masks and Santa wore a mask until he was ready for me to take the photo. All social distancing requirements were followed and the studio was sanitized after each appointment.
I took a few in-studio photos when our state went to Phase 2 of the open/lockdown restrictions. Chester’s Mom and Memphis’s Mom wore facemasks and of course, I wore one too. And I used a long lens for social distancing. I sanitize the studio after each session and will make sure I only schedule three dogs per day. Memphis is a doll…I just love his one up, one down ear. He posed beautifully. Chester came to the studio for his four month old photos and then we took more photos outside a month later – again with a long lens. He’s now five months old and had his first haircut! He looks like the poodle he is.
I will officially open back up August 1 for both studio and outdoor photoshoots. Check my website at the end of this month for my Covid 19 rules and for a specially priced re-opening mini session! Hope to see you soon.