Adopt Me 05.20 – Rescue Dog Photographer

Adopt Me 05.20 – Rescue Dog Photographer

I'm back in the saddle people and that means my volunteer work is in full swing again. Meet the adoptables I photographed recently ... 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...

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Chloe – Sydney Pet Photographer

Chloe – Sydney Pet Photographer

Chloe the Cocker Spaniel came in for a studio session with her person just before the COVID shutdown. It was a while ago but I seem to remember spending most of the time gushing about how photogenic she is! I'm not wrong, am I?Not many people choose the pink backdrop...

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Distraction Project part two – Sydney Puppy Photography

Distraction Project part two – Sydney Puppy Photography

I already introduced you to my COVID-19 distraction puppies here. These photos are from their second trip to my studio, two weeks later. I had hoped to do some outdoor photos before they left but the weather was rubbish in their last week (which didn't make for a fun...

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Distraction Project part one – Sydney Puppy Photos

Distraction Project part one – Sydney Puppy Photos

It's high time I introduced my COVID-19 distraction project - four adorable foster puppies! There are three littermates with another carer so we got them all together last week for adoption photos and a group shot. I'd only had mine for 24hrs so they were a bit...

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Adopt Me 04.20 – Rescue Dog Photos

Adopt Me 04.20 – Rescue Dog Photos

I must admit the blog post title is a little misleading because I've been slack with blogging and all these pups are now adopted. You can still enjoy their adoption photos though, humour me! Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though...

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In memory of Angel (?.2004 – 16.03.2020)

In memory of Angel (?.2004 – 16.03.2020)

Ivan the Husky was our first dog. My cousin offered him to Dave and I when he could no longer keep him. I agreed under the strict condition that I could still get a lapdog. Ivan hated being left alone when we went to work so getting a second dog was as much for him as...

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closed due to covid-19 restrictions

closed due to covid-19 restrictions

When social distancing measures were put in place by the government I had no option but to reschedule all my Mar/Apr bookings. I'm currently in self-isolation (which, in all honesty, isn't that hard for this introvert who loves nothing more than a cancelled plan!)...

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Wylie – Sydney Dog Photos

Wylie – Sydney Dog Photos

When I read Wylie's pre-session questionnaire, and all the stuff he knew, I was really excited for his session. One thing they forgot to mention was how smiley he is. What a ray of sunshine! I was warned that he'd want to get in the water as soon as he saw it so I had...

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Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!

Sometimes I like to make life really difficult for myself by taking all three dogs into the studio (with no Dave around to help) to make a card for him. It's extra difficult now I have to carry Angel down the stairs because if I don't she likes to try and launch...

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Love Your Pet Day 2020 – major prize giveaway

Love Your Pet Day 2020 – major prize giveaway

Thursday 20th February is Love Your Pet Day Move over Valentine’s Day, Love Your Pet Day is the only day to celebrate your one true love – am I right ladies? To mark the occasion I’ve put together a major prize giveaway, worth over $1850, for one very lucky dog owner...

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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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