Portraits with Senior Dog Eliot | Riverside CA

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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...

Dog Beach Photos

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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...

Dog Photography Session in Laguna Niguel WITH DAD

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"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...

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...

Cat photo with peony flowers

  How to create a cat photo with peony flowers? With patience! 😉 Cats don't "sit" or "stay" like dogs do. They take awhile to settle into a cozy space. For her kitty photo session, I got Paris, our senior cat pictured here, a cozy blanket with a heating pad underneath to set on my husband's lap. I waited for her to settle in while he pet her a bit before I started photographing her. Our kitty who is turning 15 this month, has been in our family for 14 years. My husband and his daughter chose Paris out of all the other cats in the shelter years ago in Southern California. My husband...

Dog Photography | Therapy Dog in Chino Hills

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Comforter. Best friend. Lifesaver. Those are words we use to describe Pluto, the lab mix rescued by his mom. This is a classic case of who rescued who. This dog mom works tirelessly for a local SoCal rescue group, Priceless Pets. It is there that she found this gem of a dog, who has been her loyal companion through some very difficult times. Because of the bond they share, she had me come to their home in Chino Hills to photograph that sweet Pluto face she so adores and to document the love between them. Pluto is this family's grounding base. He aims to please. Not only does he help his...

Photoshoot for 3 dogs in SoCal

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This photoshoot for dogs in SoCal comprised of these 3 cute Yorkies photographed together in the gorgeous sunset lighting! These cute pups photographed together are all related! "Little Bit" (in the middle) is the senior and mama of the crew. Romeo (L) and Phoebe (R) are siblings. What does everyone want out of their photoshoot? A nice photo where ALL eyes are open with happy faces looking at the camera TOGETHER.  Dogs will be dogs and Phoebe (with the dark pink bow) was moving around (as dogs do!).  We can usually make portrait magic happen with enough patience, squeaky toys, and treats...

Palm Springs Pet Photographer documents Afghan Hound Jake

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Palm Springs Pet Photography for Afghan Hound Jake Palm Springs Pet Photographer, Mandi, documents a rescued hound in his new home: Wow, does this Palm Springs Pet Photography session have a star and a story! Jake came from a horrible hoarding situation in South Korea where he and 6 other Afghan Hounds were kept in filthy wire cages. He had to be quarantined before he came to Southern CA to settle in with his new mom in the Palm Springs area of CA. Jake was severely underweight and heartworm positive when he arrived to the USA in March of 2017. Jake's new mom adopted him from The Afghan...

Pet Photography in Corona of a Cute Cockapoo Dog

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Pet photography Corona Session for a cute Cockapoo senior doggie! It's examples like this, of Emma and her mom's pet photography Corona session, that show in living, breathing color, our Greyboy Pet Prints tagline: "Where Pets are Therapy and Art is Healing." This 12 year old fluffy gal (who has more spunk than I'd ever seen in a senior dog) is mom's heart dog and companion! Emma is a healthy happy pup running around the house following mom around. She is her mom's shadow, her comedic relief, and cuddle buddy when needed. Here Are The Portraits from Her Pet Photography Session Emma's...

Family with Black Labs – Dog Photo Session in Orange

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Dog Photo Session in Orange The purpose of this Dog Photo Session in Orange was for Shana and her family to have some great family portraits WITH the dogs for holiday cards and to also enjoy as framed portraits on the wall at home. Dog and Family Portraits From Their Session Let's begin with the end: this was their favorite shot, which we patiently waited for holding still and being quiet at the very end of their pet photo session. We had started with photographing all of them together, dogs at their feet. I used a squeaky toy and all kinds of silly sounds to get everyone looking at me....