Tag Archives: photographing dogs

New Summer Background

This summer I had a new background made for my outdoor dog photo sessions at the shelter.  My outdoor options there are challenging because I have harsh mid morning sunlight with very little shade and the green bush I had … Continue reading

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Sitting Pretty

Today at the shelter I photographed this boy, Koda.  He is quite photogenic and we discovered he knew a few tricks like sit, down, shake and sit pretty.  It’s really fun to find out these things while creating dog portraits.  … Continue reading

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This Shelter Dogs’ Life

This is Porgy.  I have photographed him four times over the past several years (maybe five years?).  He is one of the most amazing dogs I’ve ever met.  Porgy came to Longmont Humane Society after spending nine months in a … Continue reading

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Special Photo Sessions for Patient Pooches

Occasionally we like to get some of the shelter dogs out on a field trip for a special photo shoot.  The goal is to show off more of their personalities and to take photos in which the viewer can imagine … Continue reading

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Photographing High Energy Dogs in the Shelter

Photographing high energy dogs in a shelter environment can be challenging.  It can be hard to get them to sit and focus long enough for you to take a good photograph since they have just come out of their kennel … Continue reading

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Big Dog, Little Dog!

These boys were so fun to photograph!  Dozer, the Great Dane needed some extra care while being cared for by Lonmgont Humane Society.  He was underweight and very anxious in the shelter environment.  They paired him up with Tiny who … Continue reading

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Little Red Riding Hood – October 2014

My dog Jackie views dressing up in costumes akin to agility training.  He was born a feral dog in New Orleans right after Hurricane Katrina hit and has overcome many obstacles of being a fearful dog.  So, when we go … Continue reading

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Belle – A Great Gal in Massachusetts

Belle is a senior citizen living with a couple of friends of mine in Massachusetts.  I was happy to photograph her and hang out with her for a few days.  She has such an up beat personality, is such a … Continue reading

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