Tails of Sydney outtakes 31-40 | Sydney Dog Photography

Tails of Sydney outtakes 31-40 | Sydney Dog Photography

It's time for part four of my Tails of Sydney outtakes. (Previous posts can be seen here if you missed them.) It's a little late coming to you as the project was put on hold while my husband/assistant recovered from an accident where he injured his back. He's feeling...

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EOFY charitable donations | Sydney Dog Photographer

EOFY charitable donations | Sydney Dog Photographer

The end of the financial year is fast approaching. If you're thinking about making a charitable donation to reduce your tax bill I highly recommend all of the following registered charities. All three are run by volunteers so you know that your money is going straight...

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adopt me 04.16 | sydney dog photographer

adopt me 04.16 | sydney dog photographer

I always start my adoptables blog posts with "it's that time of the month again" before remembering why I never should start a blog post like that! There's only so many ways that I can say "WOULD YOU LOOK AT ALL THESE ADORABLE FACES" so I'll just be quiet and let you...

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Tails of Sydney outtakes 21-30 | Sydney Dog Photographer

Tails of Sydney outtakes 21-30 | Sydney Dog Photographer

Are you ready for part three of my Tails of Sydney outtakes? (Previous posts can be seen here if you missed them.) I like seeing them all together each month and feeling a sense of achievement. It's been one hell of a ride so far! Bison the Boerboel took lying down on...

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miffy | canberra dog photographer

miffy | canberra dog photographer

Miffy, the 12yo Keeshond x German Shepherd x Mastiff x some other breeds (according to her DNA test), had a portrait session on my recent trip to Canberra. Her people thought she was going to be a challenge, and when I pulled up and heard her barking her head off I...

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10 tips for taking better photos of your dog

10 tips for taking better photos of your dog

I get asked for basic tips on how people can take better photos of their pets A LOT so I decided to put this information, that I prepared for my appearance on The Morning Show, on my blog so it can be easily shared. 1. Create a positive association with the camera...

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adopt me 03.16 | sydney dog photographer

adopt me 03.16 | sydney dog photographer

Standby, a whole lot of cute is about to happen! All of these puppies are already adopted but I figured I'd share them anyway, cause who doesn't love puppy photos, amiright?! If you received this blog post by email, please click on the heading to open in a web browser...

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Tails of Sydney outtakes 11-20 | Sydney Dog Photographer

Tails of Sydney outtakes 11-20 | Sydney Dog Photographer

It's time for part two of my Tails of Sydney outtakes. (Part one is here if you missed it.) I had a hard time choosing Bella and Tilly's outtake, because their shoot consisted mostly of outtakes! These dear little old ladies would have much preferred to be at home...

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Jake and Mack | Sydney Pet Photography

Jake and Mack | Sydney Pet Photography

Back in 2010 I photographed two Dobermanns for a lovely couple who, from memory, were some of my first "proper" clients. Sure I'd done a lot of portfolio building and a tonne of pro-bono work but this was the real thing, what I'd worked so hard for, and I was quietly...

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before & after #4 | sydney dog photographer

before & after #4 | sydney dog photographer

I don't post before and afters very often because I feel they open me up to a tonne of hate from purists who think this amount of editing is "cheating". In my darkroom back in my film days I would do all sorts of whacky stuff to get different effects so I don't think...

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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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