Car dogs, couch dogs, and a very happy pack!

candid pet photography-1

I get to meet the most awesome animal loving, kindhearted, & fun people on my adventures around the country.  I absolutely love it when I can come to a house and document the bonds these families have.  I also love it when I can document a dog and his favorite couch.  This shoot was both of…

The Pack in Winter

Dogs in the snow-1

3 colors – 3 sizes. I keep saying we just need a silver Irish Wolfhound to round out the color/size issue :). Al & I’s pack consists of one 15 year old Husky named Max, a 14 year old Flat Coat named Scout, and a 10 year old Chihuahua named Stewie (yes, he was named…

Better Photos by the Christmas Tree

How to take better photos of Christmas trees.

4 steps to better Christmas tree photos:  It is the time of year to take photos inside by the tree.  Here are 3 quick ways to improve your Christmas tree photos: 1) Tripod or table to stabilize. Normally I am not a tripod user, but in this situation, I definitely try to use something to…

Wassail in Black & White

Rittenhouse Wassail

The Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield has a beautiful holiday tradition – Wassail Dinner Concerts. The whole Inn is decorated for the holidays.  It is absolutely gorgeous, and the food is incredible. I was there earlier this weekend for a shoot, and I decided to edit these particular ones in black & white in Lightroom.…

Storytelling – Candle Makers on Madeline Island

Madeline Island Candles

I don’t only do dog photography – I also do commercial editorial and storytelling photography (you can see some of it on my commercial website). I geek out at how things are made, and my shoot at Madeline Island Candle Company was no exception.  My photography was recently featured on their blog – check it…