More puppies! | Sydney Dog Photographer

Aggy from AJ's Dog Training contacted me recently and asked me to come on board as the photographer of her puppy classes at Paddo Pets and Happy Paws Fitness. Have I mentioned how much I love my job recently?!! The full set from my first session can be seen here.

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Nehalennia Amstaffs | Sydney puppy photographer

When Jennifer from Nehalennia Amstaffs asked me to photograph her first litter I got more than a little giddy! Who doesn't love puppies?! It's possible that I even got there extra early to allow time for cuddles [puppy ambush!]. Leaving without stealing one of the...

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Beach baby Bruno | Sydney Dog Photographer

After Pommie's shoot at the beach I decided I had to go back there with Bruno because it was such a great location. The plan was to get a nice portrait of him on the rocks, but he was massively distracted by everything AGAIN so I gave up and did some action shots...

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Pommie | Sydney Rescue Dog Photographer

Yesterday we took cute little Pommie to the beach to get photos for his adoption profile. Pommie is another Fetching Dogs rescue from Renbury Farm Animal Shelter. He was thought to have a neurological problem as he had bad balance and would fall over, but as soon as...

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Bodhi | Sydney Child Photographer

A lot of you might remember Sourpuss and Smileyface that I photographed in 2010. On that morning their owner told us she'd just found out she was pregnant. Well, this absolutely gorgeous young man is what she made [with a little help from her husband]! He wasn't crazy...

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Happy Easter! | Sydney Dog Photographer

For some people Easter might be all about chocolate, but for me it's about sticking silly rabbit things on my dogs heads and making them pose for photos! Happy Easter everyone. I hope you all have a nice relaxing break. If you haven't already, can you please vote for...

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Quidditch | Sydney rescue dog photographer

Quidditch is another Fetching Dogs rescue from Renbury Farm Animal Shelter. He's not a huge fan of having his photo taken, but he still gave me some winning smiles to work with. Have you ever seen such a tongue?! He's an absolutely gorgeous boy that loves a cuddle....

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Happy 2nd birthday to Ruthless Leather!

Today marks our website's second birthday. If you've been a fan of ours for a while you might remember that last year we ran a week long birthday promotion. Well... we're doing it again!! Anyone that orders and pays for a collar from our website between noon on Monday...

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Ruthless Leather update #16 | strong leather dog collars

Welcome to our first update of 2012! Our Giving Away + Giving Back promotion was a huge success and we've been flat out here. When we came up with the idea we hoped that it would be more than just good promotion for us, so when an entrant pulled out of the running...

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It’s all about Bruno pt3 | Sydney dog photographer

Time for another installment of my 52 weeks of Bruno project. If you're not on Facebook or Flickr you won't have seen these yet. 5.52: The water baby 6.52: Creepy stalker dog 7.52: The sock thief 8.52: We're matching! 9.52: A.D.D. dog Oh look a person... oh and...

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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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