Beretta the rescued blockhead calendar model

When Beretta's owners saw that I was coming to Canberra for my Autumn sessions, and that discounted shoots were available for puppies and rescued blockheads, they booked straight away. They'd recently adopted their gorgeous girl from a local rescue and they knew she...

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2019 fundraiser calendars, diary and Christmas cards

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas ... Well, it is for me anyway because my Squishy Face Crew book and all of these other fundraising publications have gone to print, woohoo! The following points apply to everything I'm about to show you: – 100% of the money...

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Butterscotch the Golden Retriever Puppy

How bloody excited was I when Serena from Pretty Fluffy booked her new puppy, Butterscotch, a 2019 Adorable Puppies diary photo shoot? VERY excited, that's how much! Butters is one of the best behaved subjects I've ever had. I was SO impressed. Because he hadn't had...

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Brian the Briard – Sydney Puppy Photos

When you're the owner of one of the best puppy schools in Sydney you can bet that I'm going to expect great things from your puppy when he gets in front of my lens. Brian the Briard didn't disappoint! He's owned by the legendary Amy from Amy's Puppy Pre-School so...

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Koda the Blockhead – Dog Photos Sydney

If you love big handsome boofheads like Koda here you'll love my 2018 Rescued Blockheads calendar. He's Mr January so you could enjoy a whole month of looking at this stunner. It was hard to choose just one because he gave me SO MANY money shots! Koda isn't the only...

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Bruno’s birthday wish – charity dog calendars

It's Bruno's seventh birthday today but being the selfless soul that he is he doesn't want you to buy him any presents. He just asks that you share this post to help spread the word that these fundraiser calendars and diary (and Christmas cards that I forgot to put in...

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2018 calendars and diary – Sydney Dog Photographer

This is a long post but there's a coupon code at the end so you'll be rewarded if you make it that far ... My 2018 calendars and diary are heeeeeeeeere! I think these are my best ones yet, what do you reckon? Rescued Blockheads 2018 calendar A lot of the owners of...

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Daxter & Marla – Canberra Dog Photographer

I'd just spent an hour photographing their "cousin" Holly for my #SquishyFaceCrew book so the race was on to get the money shots I needed for the 2018 Rescued Blockheads calendar before the sun set. I've photographed Daxter a few times before so I knew he was going to...

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Peanut the Blockhead – Sydney Dog Photos

Peanut didn't take his photoshoot for my 2018 Rescued Blockheads calendar too seriously, and that was A-OK with me!This handsome man was originally being fostered for Fetching Dogs but he won his carers over with his ridiculousness, so they oficially adopted him. I...

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Hugo the Bulldog – Sydney Puppy Photos

I was very lucky to photograph Hugo twice this year. The first time was for my 2018 Adorable Puppies diary, which he ended up being the cover star of. (I'll share his second shoot, with the rest of his bulldog pack for my Squishy Face Crew book, very soon.) At first...

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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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