[no] Angel

I bought this silly halo thing for Angel a few Christmases ago but she refused to wear it. I guess she's mellowed with age cause she was kind of cooperative this morning while I subjected her to wearing it! I won't lie, she's no Chopper when it comes to modeling, but...

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It’s the little things

Angel has so many little quirks, she's just so stinkin' cute! When I take her for a game of fetch in the park and it's a bit hot out she has this ritual that she thinks is the best fun in the world! In between each throw she likes to run over to the water bowl, dunk...

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Happy Happy Joy Joy

I've a lot to be happy about this week 🙂 - I've been nominated as Best Dog Photographer or Artist in the MDBA Dog Owners Choice Awards; - My Ruthless Photos website is nearly finished after several months of heartache; - My pink fluffy blanket has been put into...

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Not dogs!

On Monday I dug out my passport, bundled my navigator and husband into the car and headed North! I wanted to photograph some cats and kids for my portfolio and I knew Dru had both, so off we went. After some tea and cake [nom, nom!] Gracie showed us her ultra swanky...

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Double the warm fuzzy feeling!

If you're thinking about buying some of my 2010 calendars, now is the time to do it!!! For the next three days* RedBubble are doubling the profit margin on sales. So, instead of getting $5 per calendar sale, MDBA PACERS will get a whopping $10! Go go go!!! * ends...

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Riley, Winston & Spencer

I had the pleasure of photographing Riley, Winston and Spencer yesterday. I've met their owner a few times before, but this was my first time meeting her dogs. I've been accused before of only liking my own dogs, but the more dogs I meet, the more I realise how untrue...

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2010 Chopper calendar now available

Some people saw my 2010 calendar of dog photos and were upset that Chopper wasn't featured in it. They suggested that I make one of just him cause he's such a little superstar! So, for all the Chopper fans out there, here it is! As with the other calendar, all profits...

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Oscar the Amstaff

Several months ago I saw a picture of Oscar on a dog forum. He comes from Mischiefmaka Kennels in Victoria. I've admired their dogs for a long time and I'm especially partial to the whiteys! I sent a message to Oscar's owner and asked if I could photograph him. Life...

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Ten facts about Ivan

1. Ivan is my first dog My cousin bought Ivan as a puppy. When he was seven he asked if we could take him. I wasn't overly keen, but Dave was, so we agreed on the condition that I could get a small dog too. I'd always owned cats growing up, I knew nothing about dogs...

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Ten facts about Angel

1. Angel thinks she's in the army She likes to drop one shoulder and do a commando roll and then jump up and look around to see if anyone was watching! 2. Angel is not an Angel She came with the name. I wanted to change it to Pixie, but my husband thought it would...

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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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