Pictures of New Family Member | Puppy Lucy

Picture with puppy at a park in Southern CA

This purpose of this pet photo session was to get some great pictures of puppy Lucy, their new family member. She will be announced via pictures on this famiy's holiday cards. I can imagine the squeals now! Oh, and a great family photo with ALL including Lucy too was top priority! But first, an outtake: mom and dad getting kissed by Lucy! She had totally won over dad, who was reluctant to get a puppy. Bet she's got him wrapped around her paw now! After posing everyone just so, in between the tree greenery and fence, we got this shot which will go in their holiday cards. We had plenty of...

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Pet Portrait Holiday Gift for Pet Parents

Pine sprig and pet portrait package on white background

Pet Portrait Gifts for the Holidays! I can't even begin to say how many times clients have been kind enough to write back and tell me how much their loved one really appreciated their handmade pet etching gift. "...They came out gorgeous! Tears all around when these presents were opened at Christmas!" - Lynmaria "It's just so beautiful and unique and DOES make such a good gift!" - Nic I cannot WAIT for these custom pet portrait gifts below to get in the hands of their parents on Christmas morning! See below what was created for them. CAT PORTRAIT ETCHING PLATE AND FINISHED ART This first...

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Portraits with Senior Dog Eliot | Riverside CA

portrait with senior dog in riverside ca

Eliot the 13-year-old English Springer Spaniel was named after the poet T.S. Eliot. Mom received him as a puppy for her 21st birthday! This photo session was all about portraits with senior dog Eliot! Pictures are a great way to have a tangible reminder of your favorite soulmate. PORTRAIT WITH SENIOR DOG ELIOT By the way, November is adopt a senior pet month! As I noticed with Eliot, seniors make the best pets as they are: - already potty trained - no puppy chewing your shoes and furniture - wiser and ready to please - incredibly grateful for a loving home and eager to love you right...

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Pet Portraits With Purpose | RedRover

Pet Portraits With Purpose | RedRover

ORDER PET PORTRAITS WITH PURPOSE For the month of October, Greyboy Pet Prints is offering pet portraits with purpose by partnering with RedRover's Relief Program which helps victims of domestic violence (DV) get to safety WITH their pets! Order any sized pet portrait etching (transforming your snapshot into fine art) or book a SoCal pet photo session in Oct. 2018 and 30% of the etching or portrait session is donated to RedRover! TO SPREAD THE WORD, WE ARE OFFERING A FUN GIVEAWAY! See at the bottom of this post the goodies to win and how to enter, BUT FIRST... Two Real-Life Stories + How...

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Custom Dog Portrait Etching | Ted

Custom Dog Portrait Etching of Ted the sheepdog

This handcrafted custom dog portrait was for TED, the adorable sheepdog who stole hearts far and wide! Custom Dog Portrait of a very special pup: Ted was a therapy dog that also helped spread the word about Dogs on Deployment (DoD). Dogs On Deployment is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit that provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner's service commitments. Dogs on Deployment promotes responsible, life-long pet ownership by military pet owners by advocating for military pet owner rights, providing...

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Dog Beach Photos

collage of dog beach photos

It's beach time! The small of salty air, the sound of waves on the shore...now that the crowds are gone, it's the perfect time for SoCal dog beach photos! Let's have some fun and create a memory-making keepsake during the last weekend of September! Book your appointment I'm offering just a couple spots for 30 minute dog beach photos where your dog gets to be him or herself at one of our most beautiful locations in Southern CA! This IS first come, first served, so don't delay in grabbing the appointment time that works best for you and your heart dog! Details here: 30 min session Sat. eve...

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Dog Art Collage of 3 Loved Dogs

Dog Art Collage of 3 Loved Dogs

This dog art collage of 3 loved dogs for Pam was crafted from her cell phone photos she emailed me. A handmade etching (using sunshine, metal, ink and a printing press) was created for each doggie picture. HOW A DOG ART COLLAGE IS MADE All 3 inked etching plates were lined up on the press and paired with the dampened Italian fine art paper. Here is the almost-finished artwork (not yet matted). From left to right are her loves: Ozzie, her alpha Rottweiler, Jane her black lab that passed last year from a rattlesnake bite, and Lombardi the mixed breed who is her goofy boy. BEFORE AND AFTER -...

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Dog Photography Session in Laguna Niguel WITH DAD

Dog Photography Session in Laguna Niguel WITH DAD

"Go, go, go!" I giggled as I photographed Dad and Niko, the fox-like pup, playing a game of chase in their backyard. For this dog photography session in Laguna Niguel with dad, we started with posed portraits on the chaise lounge. Then I asked dad what they like to do best together. He said, "Oh definitely a game of chase!" So, that is when I dialed up my shutter speed and let them zoom around the yard. Niko and dad were all smiles! I had photographed Mom and Niko earlier this year at a mini portrait session at the wonderful boarding and doggie daycare, Pet Suites in Aliso Viejo, CA. Mom...

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Handmade Dog Portraits From a Photo

Handmade Dog Portraits From a Photo

FREEZE! Hold that moment, those eyes that melt your heart, in your mind forever! Have you ever wanted to do something special with a snapshot or even cell phone photo of your favorite furry face (before it gets accidentally deleted or lost forever in the masses)? Maybe it's a special story behind that snap you took, or just your favorite picture of your heart dog. This past week these handmade dog portraits from a photo were created with sunshine, metal, ink and an old-fashioned printing press to celebrate some good times and also remember a few special buddies. A HANDMADE DOG PORTRAIT TO...

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Grandkids + Dogs Photographed in San Juan Capistrano at Home

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A hot mess! At least that is what we all felt like on that sunny, humid (for SoCal) summer eve chasing around 2 dogs and 2 cute kiddos. The spectators looking on: mom, auntie, grandpa and grandma were wondering if we were getting ANY good shots to frame of their grandkids and dogs photographed in San Juan Capistrano. I assured them we were and that the portraits at the end of the shoot are always the best as those are the relaxed, let loose ones where everyone looks like themselves. (As was the case with this portrait of all of them together.) After doing the standard posed shots in the...

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