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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KIP Lonely Bark Club – sydney dog photographer

KIP Lonely Bark Club – sydney dog photographer

I don't often get asked to photograph two dogs eating a piece of spaghetti, on site at their daycare, while all the other dogs for the day were playing in the other pens behind me! Thankfully, because that's a really really hard brief. But I managed to get that and...

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Recent Sessions 12.23 – Sydney Dog Photography

Recent Sessions 12.23 – Sydney Dog Photography

Meet some of the dogs that have had sessions recently – the first six are my friend Ruth's dogs who came to model some collars for my other business Ruffined Designs, next up is Ace, then Boho the Frenchie and Darby (who was adopted from Fetching Dogs) ... ⁣ Click on...

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axel – our recent houseguest – sydney puppy photos

axel – our recent houseguest – sydney puppy photos

When someone lets you borrow their new puppy for two weeks the least you can do is capture his cuteness for them. I'm doing a course at the moment and needed a puppy for some of it. It was hard for Fetching Dogs to find me just one puppy who'd be the right age at the...

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Putting the R3 through it’s paces | Dog Photos Sydney

Putting the R3 through it’s paces | Dog Photos Sydney

I borrowed some gear from Canon Professional Services recently so I took A LOT of photos of my own dogs over those ten days, to properly test the kit in every scenario. Here are my favourites from those shoots. Some are stills and there are two clips that are mostly...

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Happy 5th Birthday, Butters! | Dog Photos Sydney

Happy 5th Birthday, Butters! | Dog Photos Sydney

Happy 5th Birthday Peanut Butter! He's spent his morning demolishing that cake (with help from his very destructive little brother) and now he's having a nap. I wonder if this will be the year he finally grows up?! If you'd like a photoshoot to celebrate your dog's...

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Remembering Canela | Sydney Dog Photographer

Remembering Canela | Sydney Dog Photographer

Canela was such an important member of her people's family they brought her with them when they moved here from Spain a few years ago. When she was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer recently they spared no expense trying to save her. They'd been planning to book a...

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Adopt Me 09.23 – Adopt a Puppy Sydney

Adopt Me 09.23 – 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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mitch & azuki lure coursing | sydney dog photos

mitch & azuki lure coursing | sydney dog photos

Yesterday we met up with Azuki and Mitch's people to let our boys try out the lure coursing machine. As you can see, there are no photos of Butters and Ninja chasing the lure because my crazy redheads were more interested in saying hi to all their potential new...

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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.