Dog Birthdays season – Sydney Dog Photography

Dog Birthdays season – Sydney Dog Photography

Birthday season used to mean four dog birthdays but this year there were only two. I'm pretty sure that last year I said no more productions but once again my pants were on fire. The first birthday boy was Peanut Butter. He turned two in October – or terrible two if...

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Recent Studio Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

My black backdrop has had a workout recently! Owners of black dogs often dismiss it as they think their dog will blend into it – I beg to differ! ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the...

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Rocket (and Zoe) – Sydney Pet Photographer

Rocket (and Zoe) – Sydney Pet Photographer

If you've been a follower for a while you might remember Zoe who had a Studio Session last year. She got a little brother recently – Rocket – and naturally he needed some camera time too.I probably did half the session on the blue backdrop but he really turned on the...

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Gus the Aussie Bulldog – Sydney Dog Photos

Gus the Aussie Bulldog – Sydney Dog Photos

It's a verrrrrry long time since I introduced you to puppy Gus. It's also a verrrrrry long time since I took these photos!Gus took part in the Squishy Face Crew book project and his order was recently finalised so now I can share these images.Gotta love a spit bubble!...

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2021 fundraiser calendars, diary and Christmas cards

2021 fundraiser calendars, diary and Christmas cards

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas ... Well, it is for me anyway because my the HUH? book and all of these other fundraising publications have gone to print, woohoo! The following points apply to everything I'm about to show you: – 100% of the money raised...

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Recent Studio Sessions 11.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 11.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

It's time to share some more images from recent studio shoots. No prizes for guessing a fair few of them were from my the HUH? book fundraiser project! ⁣ 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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Adopt Me 09.20 – Adopt A Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 09.20 – Adopt A Puppy Sydney

I must have been slacking off with my volunteer work while I got all my fundraisers out the door to the various printers - these are the only adoptables that have been through the studio recently. I think it's the calm before the storm though, Fetching Dogs have just...

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Rufus – Sydney Dog Photos

Rufus – Sydney Dog Photos

Is your dog wary of strangers? Rufus only allows a very select amount of people into his personal space. I had to tailor my shooting style to make sure he wasn’t pushed out of his comfort zone. With distance, time and some very high value treats I managed to work with...

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Kuuki and Nyksi – Sydney Dog Photography

Kuuki and Nyksi – Sydney Dog Photography

Kuuki and Nyksi were the very lucky winners of my 2020 Love Your Pet Day giveaway. These are some of my favourites from the Studio Session they had at the start of June.These two Finnish Lapphunds are an absolute credit to their owners. They are beautifully well...

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Marco and Bella – Sydney Pet Photographer

Marco and Bella – Sydney Pet Photographer

This is almost vintage Ruthless Photos work right here! Bella and Marco's session was in 2018 and their person placed and paid for her order a few weeks later. There were a couple of decisions to be finalised but life got in the way, several times, so it wasn't until...

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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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