Benji the rescue Spitz – Sydney Pet Photographer

Benji the rescue Spitz – Sydney Pet Photographer

Benji from K9Fun dog training helped me test some gear a few weeks ago. I specifically wanted some running photos but I couldn't resist snapping some portraits while I was at it.How yummy was the golden light from the setting sun?Dogs that have a solid stay and recall...

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Adopt Me 06.20 – Rescue Puppy Photographer

Adopt Me 06.20 – Rescue Puppy Photographer

I don't usually shoot on Sundays but as if I was going to turn away this lot!! Albus, Ariana, Aurora and Amara are in care with Saving Staffies so please direct any questions you have to them. All I can tell you is yes, they are a.dor.able. ⁣ Click on the first...

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Huey, Nala & Chopper – Sydney Pet Photographer

Huey, Nala & Chopper – Sydney Pet Photographer

You may remember this story from the last time I photographed Chopper but I'm telling it again anyway! The beautiful red boy in these photos was on death row at Renbury Farm many moons ago. I was there for a Team Dog enrichment project and fell in love with him. He...

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Troy & Taka – Sydney Dog Photos

Troy & Taka – Sydney Dog Photos

I've had many sessions with Troy and Taka's people but always with their Fetching Dogs or Saving Staffies foster puppies. I was so happy when they decided to book a Portrait Session and a the HUH? book session in the studio for their own gorgeous blockheads. ...

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Vivid & Arlo – Pet Photography Studio

Vivid & Arlo – Pet Photography Studio

Vivid and Arlo's person was gifted my show special at the Dog Lover's Show a while ago. Life got in the way but when I launched the HUH? book she knew her dogs had to be included. They came into my studio in May. Vivid was very unsure about the stairs and I thought it...

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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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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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