Feel the love competition | Sydney Dog Photographer

If you're not on my mailing list you wouldn't have heard about my latest competition yet. It's all a bit exciting! 1. Post a photo of your beloved pet/s here. 2. Share the link on your wall on Facebook and ask all your friends to vote for you. 3. The photo with the...

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It’s all about Bruno pt2 | Sydney dog photographer

It's nearly the end of January and I'm still on track with my 52 weeks of Bruno project. Amazing! If you're not on Facebook or Flickr you won't have seen these yet. 2.52: It was like this when I got here He loves chewing up sticks. I spend half my life cleaning the...

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Badger | Sydney rescue dog photographer

Badger is another Fetching Dogs rescue. He was supposed to be the next dog I photographed for them but he went and got adopted. He came over for a playdate with Bruno yesterday but didn't like the rude boy so I decided to take a couple of photos of him instead....

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Giving away + giving back | leather dog collars

Our Facebook page has been a bit quiet lately and we've been hovering around 1990 likers for what feels like forever. I've been planning a giveaway for when we reach 2000, but I can't wait any more! When we reached 1000 we gave away a collar and lead to someone drawn...

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Marley | Sydney Rescue Dog Photographer

Seven month old Marley has been abandoned not once, but twice in his short life. I fell in love with his photo a couple of months ago on the Renbury Farm Animal Shelter Facebook page. He was adopted along with another pup, but not long afterwards he was seen...

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Kiwi | Sydney Rescue Dog Photographer

One of my favourite rescuers lives a few streets away and has very similar taste in dogs to me, but almost every time I offer to photograph one of his charges they get adopted before the shoot. Miss Kiwi wasn't so lucky, but that's ok, 'cause I realllly wanted to meet...

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Ten facts about Bruno | Sydney Dog Photographer

Since I've done ten facts about all my other dogs I thought it was about time I did Bruno. 1. Bruno is foster #4 and foster failure #3 Technically I kind of knew he was never going anywhere, but I had to tell Dave he was a foster until he fell in love with him too. I...

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Happy New Year! | Sydney Dog Photographer

It's freebie time again – 2012 wallpaper calendars for your computer and/or laptop. They're available in the following sizes: 1024×768 1280×1024 1280×800 1440×900 1680×1050 1920×1200 Click on the appropriate link above to begin the download. If you prefer your...

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Ho Ho Ho! | Sydney Dog Photographer

Bruno's so versatile with his festive looks... Check out the Bull Breeds in Need Facebook page if you want to see Bruno's Christmas wish. I know we have three other dogs, but it's hard enough getting one blocky headed dog to sit still with a hat on – all four would be...

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Petey’s first Christmas | Sydney Dog Photographer

Little Orphan Petey went to his new home last weekend. It was supposed to start with a two week adoption trial, but they said from the outset that a trial wouldn't be necessary, they're confident that he's a keeper. I thought they'd be ringing me after the first night...

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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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