Testing Some New Gear – Sydney Pet Photography

Testing Some New Gear – Sydney Pet Photography

When I need a dog model the first place I ask is in my private group for the ruthlist subscribers. If that fails I put a call out on my Facebook page, which is exactly where I found these three medium sized light coloured dogs. First up was Echo - who was the...

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Recent Studio Sessions – Sydney Dog Photos

Recent Studio Sessions – Sydney Dog Photos

I've shared all these images on Instagram already but for those that missed them ... here's a large selection of images that were ordered recently. ⁣ 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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Benji the rescue Spitz – Sydney Pet Photographer

Benji the rescue Spitz – Sydney Pet Photographer

Benji from K9Fun dog training helped me test some gear a few weeks ago. I specifically wanted some running photos but I couldn't resist snapping some portraits while I was at it.How yummy was the golden light from the setting sun?Dogs that have a solid stay and recall...

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Huey, Nala & Chopper – Sydney Pet Photographer

Huey, Nala & Chopper – Sydney Pet Photographer

You may remember this story from the last time I photographed Chopper but I'm telling it again anyway! The beautiful red boy in these photos was on death row at Renbury Farm many moons ago. I was there for a Team Dog enrichment project and fell in love with him. He...

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Troy & Taka – Sydney Dog Photos

Troy & Taka – Sydney Dog Photos

I've had many sessions with Troy and Taka's people but always with their Fetching Dogs or Saving Staffies foster puppies. I was so happy when they decided to book a Portrait Session and a the HUH? book session in the studio for their own gorgeous blockheads. ...

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Vivid & Arlo – Pet Photography Studio

Vivid & Arlo – Pet Photography Studio

Vivid and Arlo's person was gifted my show special at the Dog Lover's Show a while ago. Life got in the way but when I launched the HUH? book she knew her dogs had to be included. They came into my studio in May. Vivid was very unsure about the stairs and I thought it...

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Chloe – Sydney Pet Photographer

Chloe – Sydney Pet Photographer

Chloe the Cocker Spaniel came in for a studio session with her person just before the COVID shutdown. It was a while ago but I seem to remember spending most of the time gushing about how photogenic she is! I'm not wrong, am I?Not many people choose the pink backdrop...

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Wylie – Sydney Dog Photos

Wylie – Sydney Dog Photos

When I read Wylie's pre-session questionnaire, and all the stuff he knew, I was really excited for his session. One thing they forgot to mention was how smiley he is. What a ray of sunshine! I was warned that he'd want to get in the water as soon as he saw it so I had...

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The Blumenthals – Sydney Dog Photography

The Blumenthals – Sydney Dog Photography

My friend Lisa owns an awesome doggy daycare in Botany called Happy Little Howlers. She invited me to her Christmas party and that's where I first met Wynstan and his person. I wouldn't usually fly solo to a party but when I know the dog:human ratio is approx 2:1...

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Autumn 2020 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

Autumn 2020 sessions – Canberra Dog Photos

UPDATE: 18.03.20 Due to the recent passing of two of my dogs and the uncertainty surrounding potential COVID-19 lockdowns I've decided to cancel this year's trip. Please get in touch if you'd like to express interest in a 2021 Autumn in Canberra session. I'll be...

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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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