Happy Birthday Chopper – Dog Photos Sydney

Happy Birthday Chopper – Dog Photos Sydney

There was another elderbull birthday during the week - old man ChopperChop turned twelve on Thursday. Don’t tell him though cause his birthday outing didn’t happen until Friday! He had petit fours and then a trip to Bunnings. I really couldn't say which he enjoyed...

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Daxter & Marla – Canberra Dog Photographer

Daxter & Marla – Canberra Dog Photographer

I'd just spent an hour photographing their "cousin" Holly for my #SquishyFaceCrew book so the race was on to get the money shots I needed for the 2018 Rescued Blockheads calendar before the sun set. I've photographed Daxter a few times before so I knew he was going to...

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Peanut the Blockhead – Sydney Dog Photos

Peanut the Blockhead – Sydney Dog Photos

Peanut didn't take his photoshoot for my 2018 Rescued Blockheads calendar too seriously, and that was A-OK with me!This handsome man was originally being fostered for Fetching Dogs but he won his carers over with his ridiculousness, so they oficially adopted him. I...

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Angel’s 13th Birthday – Sydney Dog Birthday

Angel’s 13th Birthday – Sydney Dog Birthday

Happy 13th birthday to my little ratbag Staffy, Angel. Her hearing's not the best these days but other than that you'd never know she's an old lady. Here's to many more years of her making us laugh. I had a much bigger production planned for this afternoon's shoot but...

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Maibelle, Maxwell & Hugo – Sydney Pet Photos

Maibelle, Maxwell & Hugo – Sydney Pet Photos

You met Hugo already, now meet the whole pack! Maibelle, Maxwell and Hugo had their Squishy Face Crew book session last week. I started with the matriarch, Maibelle. If she looks like a total sweetheart it's because she is! Next up was Maxwell. He's mostly called his...

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before & after #5 – Wollongong Dog Photographer

before & after #5 – Wollongong Dog Photographer

In order to get a nice portrait of these two livewires I had to ask their owners to leash them and stand off to the side while holding Fouey and Luca in position. Like previous before and afters that I've shared, I underexposed the shot to retain the colour in the sky...

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Hugo the Bulldog – Sydney Puppy Photos

Hugo the Bulldog – Sydney Puppy Photos

I was very lucky to photograph Hugo twice this year. The first time was for my 2018 Adorable Puppies diary, which he ended up being the cover star of. (I'll share his second shoot, with the rest of his bulldog pack for my Squishy Face Crew book, very soon.) At first...

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Willow the Dogue – Sydney Dog Photos

Willow the Dogue – Sydney Dog Photos

When I first saw baby Willow in a photo taken at one of Take a Lead's puppy school classes I fell in love. She had wrinkles for days and looked so soft and velvety. Like nearly every dog with a social media account I clicked the follow button. Quite a few months later...

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Adopt Me 04.17 – Sydney Rescue Dog Photos

Adopt Me 04.17 – Sydney Rescue Dog Photos

Here's my latest round up of adoptables. I successfully managed to get through these exercises without bringing any puppies home. Such restraint! Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the arrow...

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Churros the Frenchie mix – Dogs of Sydney

Churros the Frenchie mix – Dogs of Sydney

This is Churros (or Chuey for short) and she's one of the stars of my #SquishyFaceCrew book project. She was an absolute dream to photograph and held poses for me that even her owner didn't know she was capable of! We had fairly average weather that day but we were...

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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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