Bitzy, Buddy, Juliet + Mia at the beach!
September 13, 2019
4 pups at the beach before coffee? Yeah sure, we can do that. I met up with Marita and Maria at Leesylvania State Park on a warm morning in August for a shoot with 4 little balls of energy. The... ›
Sadie + Etta in their domain
September 03, 2019
Photographing dogs in their own domain is always an option. In fact, for senior or reactive pups, I highly recommend it. Photographing in the home poses a unique set of challenges photographically... ›
Ziggy + Penny at Green Springs Gardens
August 20, 2019
I have lived in the DC area for 14 years, you'd think I'd be used to the summer swamp weather by now. But no. My Maine blood cannot hack it and all I want to do in the summer is escape. Or get up... ›
Merit does The National Mall!
July 26, 2019
Merit on the Mall... It was a hot & humid day in the middle of high tourist season on the National Mall. Summer construction projects were in full force and cleanup was still in progress from... ›
Summer Pup Pops!
July 02, 2019
Gahhhh it's so hot outside! This Maine Girl still can't get onboard with Virginia summers and my pups are equally unimpressed. To help get them through, I've been making these super easy... ›
2nd round of 2019 Mini-Studio Sessions — Coming Soon!
July 01, 2019
Mini-Studio Sessions @ The LINE Hotel DC! Pup strikes a pose | You help animals in need. Over the past 3 years these bi-annual events have raised over $7,000 for homeless animals in DC and beyond.... ›
Calling all Pet-centric Small Businesses!
June 30, 2019
Running your own business in the crowded pet industry is HARD. I get it. You're doing it all and trying to avoid burnout. If bettering your media game is on your list this year, you don't have to... ›
"My Dog is a wiggling nightmare" and other reasons you think a photo session is impossible
June 15, 2019
I hear it all the time – "My dog can't sit still" or "My dog can't be off leash so as much as I want to, an outdoor session is impossible" and the quotes go on and on. My response? Bring it on! ... ›
Izzy in NYC!
May 30, 2019
Dog Stories: Izzy in NYC! On a very warm spring day near Brooklyn Bridge Park, I met up with the fluffiest pup I know + her human, Amber. Izzy is a DC-based, 11 year old rescued Chow Chow and... ›
Meet PEPPER: Our new Studio Pup!
May 01, 2019
Meet our new studio pup: The Honorable Judge Judy Pepper! (martial naming compromise) We picked up an extra special package recently from the Boston Terrier Rescue East TN - Kentucky Division!... ›
OMG! New Book + Album Lineup!
April 10, 2019
Books and Albums are a great way to keep all of your favorite images in one place. This year I revamped the offerings to fit more in line with my love of handmade books. I'm pretty excited about... ›
Preparing for your Session
March 30, 2019
The way I approach dog photography is very natural and laidback. All sessions are filled with plenty of toys, treats and time. Usually by the end of a photo session everyone, dog included, is... ›
June at Burke Lake!
March 01, 2019
I had a fabulous Lifestyle session at Burke Lake Park with the incomparable Junebug recently. I first met Junebug when she arrived in DC from West Virginia as part of a transport for City Dogs... ›
Ollie + Dot in Alexandria!
February 20, 2019
Meet the two goofiest goofballs of Alexandria! Oliver + Dottie, both rescued pit mixes, are about as sweet as they come. Oliver was a stray in Savannah, GA when he found Catherine and Edward... ›
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