Adopt Me 03.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 03.21 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

I had my first ever Greyhound in the studio recently. He'd been in foster care with Fetching Dogs for a while and wasn't getting any interest so he had a glamour shoot and I asked people to share the photos (which over 100 people did, thank you!) and within a week he...

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Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

After many rescheduled appointments, due to bad weather, Toffee finally had her long awaited Portrait Session in late November of last year. Her own back garden was chosen as the location where she'd be happiest and because she would be a potential flight risk if we...

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Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

You won't typically find me in Canberra in December but I made an exception for Xavier and Charlie and it was worth every minute! We started at home with my mobile studio set-up on the dining table.They weren't used to sitting on the table but like the good little...

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hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

hi Kazi, bye Kazi | Sydney Puppy Pictures

You know the way you can be talking about something and then Facebook shows you a bunch of ads for that thing? I guess Kazi is the universe's version of listening to my conversation – I said I was clucky and then a photo of this little madam arrived in my inbox!I...

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Recent Studio Sessions 02.21 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 02.21 – Sydney Dog Photos

It's been the white backdrop's turn for a workout this time! I always give people the option to choose two colours so it's just a coincidence that these three clients all chose white. ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the...

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Adopt Me 02.21 – Rescue A Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 02.21 – Rescue A Puppy Sydney

It was the day before Valentine's Day so I went to town with the hearts theme! Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow buttons on the left and right of the image. [ngg_images...

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Benji, Bruce and Sheila | Sydney Pet Photos

Benji, Bruce and Sheila | Sydney Pet Photos

I introduced you to Benji a while back when he helped me test some gear in the park. I borrowed him again over the holidays because I wanted photos for a new studio wall art collection sample.I should probably mention at this point that your dog absolutely doesn't...

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Autumn 2021 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

Autumn 2021 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

I'll be making my annual trip to Canberra again this Autumn (COVID restrictions permitting) and I have one slot remaining. Do you crave beautiful, colourful, images like these to display in your home?This is what one Emma said about her Ruthless Photos pet portraiture...

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Bruno and Cocoa’s last date

Bruno and Cocoa’s last date

Long time followers will recognise Cocoa as Bruno's long time BFF. Her person moved to Perth in 2017 and obviously brought Cocoa with her. I borrowed her the week before so these besties could have a final date. At the time I was frustrated that the photos didn't turn...

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Remembering Keely – Sydney Dog Photography

Remembering Keely – Sydney Dog Photography

Owners of the Tails of Sydney book will recognise Keely and Gryff from their spread of photos at Victoria Park. Sadly, their second time in front of my camera was because Keely was terminally ill and her owner wanted to capture more memories before she passed. I'd...

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about ruth

Based in Sydney, Ruth O’Leary, is one of Australia’s most sought after dog photographers. She takes colourful and emotive photographs of dogs in stunning locations. Since the launch of Ruthless Photos in 2008 her images have brought tears of joy to hundreds of loving pet owners across the globe.

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