This cute little fella TimTam (named after Australia’s favourite chocolate biscuit!), is a Schnauzer, he just doesn’t have the traditional hair cut that Schnauzers usually wear. He is absolutely adorable, so friendly and so well behaved, and an absolute slave for Good O’s, one of my easiest photo shoots!
Cleo the stunning dalmatian, belongs to a friend of mine from the running club I belong to. We meet once a week and always take our dogs with us, they have an absolute ball. We run for about an hour and Cleo is one fit dog, she’s also quite handy for pulling you up hills!
Whilst my friends were living the life of luxury cruising around the islands of Fiji, I stayed home and minded the dogs, am I a good friend or what?! I must say my own fur baby,Oscar, is very good at sharing his home with other dogs, I think he quite enjoys the company. So for 2 weeks there were 3 dogs in the house, I looked like the pied piper when I went out walking them all together! It was fun, but I think the cat is happy to be back to just one dog now.
Bella, the butter-wouldn’t-melt-in-my-mouth spaniel was beside herself with excitement with other dogs to play with, 2 walks a day and all those wonderful smells to check out in a new neighbourhood! Her tail never stopped wagging, in fact her whole body wagged from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail.
Little old man Bailey was most unhappy about having his photograph taken, he just wanted to be left alone to sniff out all those wonderful smells in my studio from the countless doggies that have visited it! Some bribes in the form of Good O’s (they work every time!) and a few cuddles from mum, and we were soon clicking away.
Another birthday present … I seem to do a lot of these! Being a huge animal lover I can’t think of a nicer birthday present than a pet portrait of your fur child!
These two beautiful cats, both rescue cats, are very comfy in their own home thank you, so I packed up the mobile studio and headed off to them instead of them coming to my studio. Even so Pickle (the dark and ginger one) still wasn’t too convinced that she wanted her portrait taken. Gherkin on the other hand loved it, the warmth of the lights, the attention and don’t mention the treats, she didn’t want to stop!
As gorgeous as Zoe is, when it comes to being cute there is none cuter than her daughter Ebony Rose. Today though Ebony was just not into having photos taken, while her mummy was the perfect model she just wanted to play with “ooma” out in the garden … much more fun than having your photo taken! I did manage to snatch about 5 minutes in the studio with her before she was off again! Almost 2 years old, and beyond cute!
I have to say a huge thanks to Zoe for helping me out by being such a willing model. Nothing was too much trouble … we did some natural light shots, then some outside with the speedlight and umbrella. How about some studio shots with the white backdrop? No problem. Now how about with the black backdrop, no problem! Fantastic, I got to play with all my toys and Zoe just smiled, changed clothes, and posed for me. And I think you’ll agree, we got some great results. Thanks a mil Zoe!
Another doggy photo shoot for a birthday present! This time a 21st birthday for Melissa and the gift was organised as a surprise from her lovely partner Thomas. Jesse the miniature shetland collie had broken her foot as a puppy and had hobbled aroundever since, she’s now 10 years old and a lovely gentle dog.