Alphy and Bear – Sydney Pet Photos

Alphy and Bear – Sydney Pet Photos

Alphy and Bear are just two of the utterly adorable head-tilters that I got to meet when shooting the HUH? book.  Click the play button below to see the final images their person selected and her artworks order.If you'd like to celebrate your pet's colourful life...

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Recent Studio Sessions 06.21 – Sydney Pet Photos

Recent Studio Sessions 06.21 – Sydney Pet Photos

Meet some of the cuties that have had studio sessions recently - Eddie the Corgi, Daisy the Cavalier, Ziggy and Chloe the blockheads and Rosie the Staffy mix. ⁣ Click on the first thumbnail to open the full image and then scroll though the gallery using your arrow...

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Ruby and Bear – Canberra Dog Photographer

Ruby and Bear – Canberra Dog Photographer

Ruby and Bear's was the first shoot on my Autumn in Canberra trip and they were such a pleasure to photograph. I don't think I've ever had a Kelpie that wasn't though, so there was no surprise there! I enjoyed the session so much I think I forgot to complain about the...

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Ref & Serina – Sydney Dog Photographer

Ref & Serina – Sydney Dog Photographer

It was such a pleasure to have Ref and Serina back in front of my lens again. The last time I photographed them was in 2017 and since then Serina has lost an eye and had many health issues, so Kristy wanted some updated photos of her muses – if you're a Pug fanatic...

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Bean, Sherlock, Dudley & Ivy – Canberra Pet Photos

Bean, Sherlock, Dudley & Ivy – Canberra Pet Photos

12yo Bean (and his three pack mates) were the last subjects on my weekend of shooting in Canberra recently. He had some old dog ailments but they didn't know he was sick. Just three weeks after this day, where he happily ran through the forest, Bean passed away...

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Pickle – Sydney Dog Photographer

Pickle – Sydney Dog Photographer

Pickle's person won one of the runner up vouchers in my annual Love Your Pet Day giveaway and because she's local I agreed to swap the Studio Session for a Portrait Session. She's a dog trainer so I knew Pickle would be a good boy and I wasn't wrong. He totally...

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Bella the happy Staffy – giveaway winner

Bella the happy Staffy – giveaway winner

Bella was the winner of this year’s Love Your Pet Day giveaway. She had a Studio Session recently and these are some of the images her people selected – apparently the white backdrop made her happier than the black one .    Click the play button below to see...

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Griffin – again – Canberra Dog Photos

Griffin – again – Canberra Dog Photos

Griffin came to Sydney to take part in my HUH? book last year so I was surprised when his person booked a slot on my recent Canberra trip, less than a year later. I asked why and she said she's always loved my off-camera lighting work, so that's what we focused on...

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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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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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