The Colour Green in Nature and Wildlife Photography

The Colour Green in Nature and Wildlife Photography

This week’s pet project photography theme is “green.” While I am enjoying the warm weather in South Florida and taking a break from the cold Toronto winter,  I haven’t had the opportunity to do any dog photography this week. I did photograph one stunning cat though. But I decided to focus on wildlife.

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Planning a pet photography shoot at your home.

Planning a pet photography shoot at your home.

Dog photographers usually have their preference of doing photo sessions at beautiful outdoor locations or indoor studios.  But there are of course times when it is simply not feasible to take a pet out of its home,  or perhaps the owners simply prefer to have their pet portraits done in a familiar place.

What you need to know to plan for an at home pet photography session

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Is a wagging tail always a sign of a happy dog?

Is  a wagging tail always a sign of a happy dog?

Let’s face it - there is nothing more welcoming than your dog’s happily wagging tail!

But while you may know your own dog’s cues, don’t take it for granted that every dog’s wagging tail is a happy greeting. Tail positions mean various things in “dog language”

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7 Tips to Take Better Photos of your Pets with your Mobile Phone

7 Tips to Take Better Photos of your Pets with your Mobile Phone

Let’s face it, pet parents can never have too many photos of their furry families. Getting a good photo of your pet with your mobile phone is not as easy as it sounds. But the good news is that photos that will be lasting and wonderful memories of your dog, can be achieved with a few simple tips.  

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First-Time Pet Owner? Consider These Factors With A New Best Friend

First-Time Pet Owner? Consider These Factors With A New Best Friend

Bringing home your first pet is a moment you’ll probably always remember. With the excitement of adding a member to the family comes the responsibility of caring for an animal that is completely dependent on you for food, water, shelter and much more. It can be exhilarating, exhausting and expensive—especially if you don’t know what you’re getting into. Here are some tips on how to prepare for your adventure as a first-time pet owner. 


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7 tips for keeping your dog’s paws clean | Toronto dog photographer

7 tips for keeping your dog’s paws clean | Toronto dog photographer

Why is keeping your dog’s feet clean so important? Other than mud, your dog’s feet come into contact with all sorts of dirty surfaces. Grass, dirt, stagnant water, urine, feces, salt and ice melter to name a few!  You have probably noticed that your dog often licks his or her paws – do we really want them licking all that yucky stuff and carrying it into the house?

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A Beach Dog Photo Session

A Beach Dog Photo Session

Once again I was fortunate to be able to leave the harsh Toronto winter and enjoy some pet photography down south.  I am certain that all dog photographers from the wintry East coast would love to take some time for a beach photo shoot, so I consider myself lucky!

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