Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

Toffee the Cavoodle – Sydney Pet Photography

After many rescheduled appointments, due to bad weather, Toffee finally had her long awaited Portrait Session in late November of last year. Her own back garden was chosen as the location where she'd be happiest and because she would be a potential flight risk if we...

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Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

Xavier and Charlie – Canberra Dog Photographer

You won't typically find me in Canberra in December but I made an exception for Xavier and Charlie and it was worth every minute! We started at home with my mobile studio set-up on the dining table.They weren't used to sitting on the table but like the good little...

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Recent Studio Sessions 02.21 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 02.21 – Sydney Dog Photos

It's been the white backdrop's turn for a workout this time! I always give people the option to choose two colours so it's just a coincidence that these three clients all chose white. ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the...

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Benji, Bruce and Sheila | Sydney Pet Photos

Benji, Bruce and Sheila | Sydney Pet Photos

I introduced you to Benji a while back when he helped me test some gear in the park. I borrowed him again over the holidays because I wanted photos for a new studio wall art collection sample.I should probably mention at this point that your dog absolutely doesn't...

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Autumn 2021 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

Autumn 2021 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

I'll be making my annual trip to Canberra again this Autumn (COVID restrictions permitting) and I have one slot remaining. Do you crave beautiful, colourful, images like these to display in your home?This is what one Emma said about her Ruthless Photos pet portraiture...

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Remembering Keely – Sydney Dog Photography

Remembering Keely – Sydney Dog Photography

Owners of the Tails of Sydney book will recognise Keely and Gryff from their spread of photos at Victoria Park. Sadly, their second time in front of my camera was because Keely was terminally ill and her owner wanted to capture more memories before she passed. I'd...

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Charlie and Willow – Sydney Studio Dog Photos

Charlie and Willow – Sydney Studio Dog Photos

Charlie, who you've met before, and new little sister Willow took part in my HUH? fundraiser book project a while back. They drove all the way from the Manning Valley for their glamour shots. Since their Mum is one of my favourite people ever I included a change of...

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Recent Portrait Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Portrait Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

I've had some fun Portrait Sessions recently – I love being able to offer outdoors as well as studio pet photography (or both on the same day for the cost of one session – message me to ask me how that works). They're both such different styles and each have different...

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Recent Studio Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 12.20 – Sydney Dog Photos

My black backdrop has had a workout recently! Owners of black dogs often dismiss it as they think their dog will blend into it – I beg to differ! ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow keys or the...

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Rocket (and Zoe) – Sydney Pet Photographer

Rocket (and Zoe) – Sydney Pet Photographer

If you've been a follower for a while you might remember Zoe who had a Studio Session last year. She got a little brother recently – Rocket – and naturally he needed some camera time too.I probably did half the session on the blue backdrop but he really turned on the...

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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.

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