Knuckles and Dutch

On Sunday I headed over to Astred and Bob's house to do a quick photo session with the gorgeous Knuckles and Dutch. I had followed Dutch's story closely on Dogzonline. He was only 5 weeks old when he was dumped and ended up at the pound. His rescuer posted photos of...

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The Sofa Session

I bought some off camera lighting gear a few months ago. It's been sitting in the corner of my office ever since as I thought learning how to use it all was going to be a really steep learning curve. I've been trying to learn Adobe Fireworks and Adobe Dreamweaver...

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2010 calendars now available!

I've published a calendar of some of my dog photos on RedBubble. It's now available to buy with all profits going to MDBA PACERS. It's the perfect Christmas present!!! Click here to shop!

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52 Weeks of Chopper

I've been participating in a group on Flickr called 52 Weeks for Dogs. The idea is to take a picture of your dog once a week for a year. I joined about seven weeks ago and I've already missed two weeks, but I'm going to endeavour not to fall behind again! It's a...

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Meg, Tank and Floyd

Myself and Dave went to Cairns last weekend for our birthdays. We had a great time relaxing, sightseeing and hanging out with our friends Kim and Shotty. They've got three dogs, Meg a 12yo Lab x Cattle, Floyd a 12yo small white fluffy [SWF] and Tank a 4yo SWF. I've...

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Greeting cards now available

I've uploaded some of my favourite photos to RedBubble where they're now available to buy as greeting cards. ruthless photos @ RedBubble I'll also be publishing a 2010 calendar on RedBubble in October with all the profits going to MDBA PACERS. I'll post here when...

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Furia’s not a puppy any more!

I wanted to grab a couple of photos of Furia when I was at the Schutzhund Trial. I had to battle with bad light and heaps of distractions, but I managed to get a couple of nice ones. Look how big she is now!!

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Schutzhund Trials 2009

There were Schutzhund Trials on in Sydney this weekend. Watching those dogs work is absolutely jaw dropping. I have so much respect for the owners. Training a dog to that level of obedience takes a lot of dedication and discipline! Sch.III obedience Sch.III character...

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Rhythm the Border Collie puppy

Rhythm belongs to Chill's owner. When she mentioned that she was getting a merle Border Collie shortly I asked her if I could go back over to photograph her. I figured that if I could photograph a litter of very young Doberman Puppies a 14 week old Border Collie puppy...

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Tiger the Yorkshire Terrier

Tiger belongs to Vanessa, a client of mine. I remember the day I first met her, when she arrived with Tiger I was just entralled by the cuteness! I wanted a dog just like her. She reminded me of a dog I used to love when I was a kid. I'm not really sure how I went...

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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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