Adopt Me 06.24 – Adopt a Dog Sydney

Adopt Me 06.24 – Adopt a Dog Sydney

My recently photographed adoptables are all from Fetching Dogs again. If you think they were all naturals in front of the camera, you should think again! Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or...

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ninja turns three | sydney pet photographer

ninja turns three | sydney pet photographer

Ninjapants turned the big three today! While his new Ruffined Designs collars and lead weren't very exciting presents (for him) he did also get some toys (that he was allowed to destroy), a bully stick and a solo outing – so all in all it was a pretty good day. He had...

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Kira – Sydney Pet Photographer

Kira – Sydney Pet Photographer

Kira wasn't quite five months old when she had her studio session recently. When she's not busy winning titles in the show ring she's a very good (not so) little dog model. After the slideshow is a video of the finished artworks - an acrylic Superia wall collection, a...

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Shane, Amanda, Timon & Benson | Sydney Dog Photos

Shane, Amanda, Timon & Benson | Sydney Dog Photos

Before watching this let me make something very clear ... I don't shoot weddings! I will however do a photoshoot with your dogs while you're dressed in your wedding gear, because the dogs aren't invited to the main event. This was such a fun morning, thank you for...

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Family Holiday | Jervis Bay Dog Photographer

Family Holiday | Jervis Bay Dog Photographer

My parents came to visit from Ireland recently so we took them to our favourite place, Culburra, for a holiday with their grand-dogs! Generally when I book a holiday home it has to have a big and picturesque back garden where the dogs can hoon around and I can take...

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Elwood & Murphy | Sydney Pet Photographer

Elwood & Murphy | Sydney Pet Photographer

I was a little nervous going into my session with Elwood and Murphy. Their people led me to believe they were going to make a holy show of me, but they did the complete opposite! I dare say, like myself, they think there is much room for improvement in their dogs'...

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Adopt Me 02.24 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 02.24 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

My recently photographed adoptables are all from Fetching Dogs again. 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 source="galleries"...

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Meet Bessy – sydney puppy photographer

Meet Bessy – sydney puppy photographer

Introducing the very independent and headstrong Miss Bessy ❤ You may remember Lurch who I photographed several times and I posted about him passing away last year. He left a Dogue de Bordeaux shaped hole in his people's world and even though they went from six dogs to...

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Tori & Zoe | Dog Photos Sydney

Tori & Zoe | Dog Photos Sydney

My first shoot of 2024 was with Zoe and Tori. I couldn't have asked for a better behaved pair (and LOVELY owner) to ease me back into the working year!This is a composite of the canvas Superia wall art collection that Joanne ordered. There's also a metallic acrylic...

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Remembering Windy | Sydney Dog Photographer

Remembering Windy | Sydney Dog Photographer

Windy had an unknown amount of time left when I was booked to photograph her. She was terminally ill with cancer and there were no treatment options. As I was driving to Windy, Archie (who you may recognise from my Tails of Sydney book) and Echo's home for their...

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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.

If you’d like to find out more please contact Ruth today.

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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. If you’d like to find out more please contact Ruth today.