Our 2020 family holiday – Sydney Dog Photographer

Our 2020 family holiday – Sydney Dog Photographer

Going on a family holiday to Culburra Beach for mine and Dave's birthday week has become a bit of a tradition. It's a time I try to take a bunch of photos of our dogs because I've come to realise that I'm a bit slack at photographing them throughout the rest of the...

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Adopt Me 07.20 – Volunteer Rescue Dog Photos

Adopt Me 07.20 – Volunteer Rescue Dog Photos

Here's a round up of all the adoption photos I took in the last month. We also fostered three of the baby puppies in the group shot. They were only with us for ten days. Ten very long poop and pee filled days from sunup to sun down! haha ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail...

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Testing Some New Gear – Sydney Pet Photography

Testing Some New Gear – Sydney Pet Photography

When I need a dog model the first place I ask is in my private group for the ruthlist subscribers. If that fails I put a call out on my Facebook page, which is exactly where I found these three medium sized light coloured dogs. First up was Echo - who was the...

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Recent Studio Sessions – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions – Sydney Dog Photos

I've shared all these images on Instagram already but for those that missed them ... here's a large selection of images that were ordered recently. ⁣ 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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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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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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