Zest the Border Collie | Sydney Puppy Photos

Zest the Border Collie | Sydney Puppy Photos

What do you do when you see an unbeatable offer but all your dogs have already been photographed by me multiple times? You buy it for your neice's new puppy of course! This is Zest and she's going to be an agility superstar when she grows up. Like all puppies that...

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Maxie the Cavoodle | Sydney Dog Photos

Maxie the Cavoodle | Sydney Dog Photos

A look at the slideshow and artworks order from Maxie's recent sessions with me - did you know you can book studio and location sessions on the same day for a discounted price? Maxie is a very sweet boy but he was not a fan of my camera at all. We got there in the end...

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Adopt Me 06.22 – Adopt a Dog Sydney

Adopt Me 06.22 – Adopt a Dog Sydney

This month's adoptables are all from Fetching Dogs and if they're wearing a fancy collar it's made by Ruffined Designs (me!). The fleece vests were also made by me for those puppies when they were sick but they'll no doubt be adopted long before they grow into them!...

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Buddy | Studio Pet Photos Sydney

Buddy | Studio Pet Photos Sydney

A look at the full gallery slideshow and artworks order from Buddy's second shoot with me. The first was on location a few years ago so this time was in the studio. He can be slow to warm to people but he must have remembered me because he totally put up with me...

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Daisy | Studio Dog Photos Sydney

Daisy | Studio Dog Photos Sydney

I first came across Daisy when she was in Ninja's puppy school group. It was during lockdown so we didn't actually meet until after restrictions were lifted. Ninja had shown some antisocial tendencies with other puppies so I reached out to Daisy's person to see if she...

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Ninja’s 1st birthday | Dog Birthday Photos Sydney

Ninja’s 1st birthday | Dog Birthday Photos Sydney

My little man turned one today. Because I can't help myself I went way overboard despite saying never again the last seventeen times! On Saturday I made donuts (based on a recipe by Chefs & Dogs) which I planned to decorate with homemade donut shaped dog jellies...

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Recent Studio Sessions 06.22 – Studio Pet Photography

Recent Studio Sessions 06.22 – Studio Pet Photography

Meet some of the cuties that have had studio sessions recently - Sami & Frodo and Molly & Kenji. ⁣ 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...

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Ninja’s first location session – Autumn Pet Photos

Ninja’s first location session – Autumn Pet Photos

The youngest has never had a location session - lots of studio sessions but never an outdoors one with anything other than my phone camera - so last week we went on a roadtrip to the mountains. Ninja's pretty obedient and has a rock solid recall at home but I was...

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Dia | Studio Pet Photography Sydney

Dia | Studio Pet Photography Sydney

When these types of dogs come into care with Fetching Dogs and get adopted before they need adoption photos I get the sads. Not because they got adopted quickly but because I missed out on Staffy cuddles! So, it's extra exciting when the owners go on to book a session...

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Bernie and Audrey | Sydney Dog Photographer

Bernie and Audrey | Sydney Dog Photographer

Bernie and Audrey the Chihuahuas came in for a Studio Session recently and what an adorable pair they were. Click below to see some favourites from their session and a video of their finished order. (Click the cog wheel to select the best resolution available.)If...

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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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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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