Pet Portraits

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.…

Dane County Humane Visit!

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A few weeks ago I got to visit the wonderful Dane County Humane Society in Madison, WI.  I got to play (imagine that!) with some incredible doggies and a very dedicated shelter volunteer.  All of these wonderful animals found forever homes at Adoption Days last weekend (yay!), but here are some of my favorites of…

Max the House Husky

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Max is a house husky. He looooveeees the snow and the cold weather, but he also enjoys his comfy couch and his window view from the outside. I love getting photos of canines at their eye level – that way we see, what they see :).  And most dogs see the table at food –…

Chester the GSP

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Chester is one of the most expressive German Shorthair Pointers I have met. Mostly he expressed to us that we were being silly humans, and that he would just appreciate it if we would hand over the promised treats.  Enjoy the photos – and you may see that they have an announcement in one of…

Newfies!

I got to photograph the coolest pair of Newfies a few weeks ago.  The session was supposed to be a surprise gift for Sandy’s husband, but she ended up telling him about it. Good thing she did, because the photos I got of them playing are so fun!  I also loved meeting their niece –…