Abby & Lola – Sydney Dog Photography

It was really nice to hear that Abby and Lola's owners decided to book me after being gifted a copy of my Tails of Sydney book. They'd seen my volunteer work and that I live with four adopted dogs so knew I was the person to task with photographing their two rescue...

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Dougie and Maddie – Squishy Face Crew

Another of the insta-famous dogs I worked with on my #Squishy Face Crew book project was Dougie the French Bulldog and his new little sister Maddie. They have over 81k followers on Instagram - impressive! I'd never seen a long haired frenchie before. I presumed he was...

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Bailey the Frenchie – Pet Photography Sydney

I've followed Bailey on Instagram since she was a baby, so I was thrilled to meet her owner at the Sydney Dog Lovers Show in August. I was even more thrilled when she decided to buy my show special, which included a Portrait Session along with a bunch of other...

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Biscuit and Pikelet the Pugs – Squishy Face Crew

I worked with some uber famous dogs on my #SquishyFaceCrew book project, Biscuit and Pikelet were two of them. They have over 104k followers on Instagram - I can't even! I know these boys have done lots of crazy stuff and are fazed by little so I decided to photograph...

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Buddy and Bentley – Sydney Dog Photographer

Buddy was adopted from Fetching Dogs when he was just a baby puppy. Back in July his owner applied for my Rescued Blockheads calendar fundraiser, citing that he was a Staffy mix. I had to break it to her that he wasn't quite what I was looking for. Thankfully, because...

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Lurch, Wilma, Oprah and Marge – Squishy Face Crew

After stalking this family on Instagram for several months I decided they just had to be the cover stars of my #SquishyFaceCrew book - I have no regrets!! Lurch, Marge, Oprah and Wilma were perfect models. As well as the cover I wanted to give them a spread in the...

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Donut worry, be happy – launch party

On Saturday I threw a donut themed party to launch my #SquishyFaceCrew book, my 2019 calendars and diaries and my xmas cards. Chopper and Bruno had the important job of sticking their heads through the donut holes for a promo photo. They take their modelling duties...

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Taco, Gucci & Prada – Squishy Face Crew

I met Taco, Gucci and Prada at the Dog Lovers Show in August. I had Tor the Frenchie puppy at my stand all weekend and they couldn't resist stopping to squeeze his cheeks! We got talking about my #SquishyFaceCrew book project and they were keen to take part and, as...

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Toby wan Kenobi – Dogs of Sydney

I first met Toby when he crashed his brother Noah's Tails of Sydney photoshoot when he was just a baby puppy. When I announced that applications were open for my #SquishyFaceCrew book he was one of the first to sign up. I love this family and was excited to be working...

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It’s showtime – Sydney Dog Lovers Show

The Dog Lovers Show is happening in Sydney next weekend (Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th August) and I'll be there for the whole time, at stand R104. It won't be hard to find me, when you come in the main gate go to the building on the left, enter via the second door and my...

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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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