Pet Portraits

Sniffing lenses at Watertown Humane Society

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So I talk a lot about letting dogs sniff your lens in my tutorials and in my free download.  Well – this past week at my shelter workshop at the Watertown Humane Society – that technique was captured in action ;).  Tater showed us all why you should let those canines check out your lens:  …

Bird Dog Photography Workshop at Pineridge Grouse Camp

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As many of you know, hunting dogs in the field are some of my favorite subjects.  I’m partnering with Pineridge Grouse Camp this May for a one of a kind workshop.  Over 3 days we’ll do both sessions and instruction.  You get a private photography session with me, and I’ll teach how to take better photos…

A sweet old girl and a rather amorous Great Pyrenees

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On my trip to Atlanta, I met two very sweet and loving dogs – Nick and Lizzie.  Nick was especially loving – and when I met him, I used a phrase many pet photographers know well:  “Don’t worry, they hump me all the time…”.  And well, it’s true.  Must be that I smell like Chihuahua…

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

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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…

Atlanta Sessions! Dog Photog On Location

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I meet the most wonderful, kindhearted people in my career, and this trip to Atlanta was no exception. Thank you to all of the awesome people who brought me down to meet their canine companions and photograph their happy selves.  I had a blast, and I hope you enjoy this very, very small preview of the…

New video tutorial – Lenses I use for dog photos

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I’ve put together a new video with a few of my favorite dog images. I talk (ramble?) about what lenses I used and how I got what I did. I spend a lot of time with my Canon 24-70 2.8 at pet sessions, but I also have a few 35mm and 70-200’s in there, too.…