San Diego Dogs Harley & Mason San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog – Pet Photography Article

San Diego Dogs Harley & Mason San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog Today on the blog I’ve got some portraits I’ve been so excited to share with you – featuring two adorable doggy brothers from San Diego, Harley & Mason! These boys are tough-looking dogs, but I’m going to spoil the surprise right now: they’re actually complete sweethearts. (Sorry, boys!) When I first spoke with their mom about planning their session, she came to me with a…

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Charlotte Murals — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Charlotte Murals — BARKography If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that I love photographing dogs in front of murals. Charlotte has a great street art scene and there are new works being created all the time.One of my new favorites is these steps at The Metropolitan painted by @napoletanoart.When I saw them on instagram and I knew I had to get a dog on them and I had no idea while I was taking these that little…

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Dogs and Hats — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Dogs and Hats — BARKography Perhaps he looks like he does here because he knows he’s wearing a woman’s hat? I guess I could have grabbed my husband’s Pittsburgh Steelers toboggan. Maybe he would’ve liked it better?He also tolerates Christmas tree headbands. I should find some antlers.And speaking of antlers, here’s a story that cracks me up every time I think of it. 6 years ago when we rescued Moose, my niece was at school at the University of South…

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Sneak Peeks of Scally – Zoo Studio – Pet Photography Article

Sneak Peeks of Scally – Zoo Studio Zoo Studio Photo gallery Big beautiful images. Just imagine having your own! Your Zoo Studio Experience From the first consultation to the final art prints on your wall – Here we explain our process! Why Choose Zoo We think a strong under­stand­ing of ani­mal behav­iour & ani­mal body lan­guage is how to get the best out of your pet. Meet the Zoo Studio Team Zoo Studio is more than just a job to…

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World Kindness Day 2020 — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

World Kindness Day 2020 — BARKography Today is World Kindness Day. In this crazy world we are in right now after months of dealing with covid and cases rising in the US, it seems fitting that this day falls on Friday the 13th. It is 2020 after all.This day promotes the importance of being kind to one another. Today more than ever this seems like something we should all be doing every day not just today.A few years ago my…

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Sneak Peeks of Willow and Ralphie – Pet Photography Article

Sneak Peeks of Willow and Ralphie Posted in Client Session Sneak Peeks  •  Leave your thoughts It’s Husky time with gorgeous duo, Willow and Ralphie. Willow is 4yo, long haired, black and white with grey on her and she has different coloured eyes, blue and brown. Ralphie is 3yo and he is pure white with striking blue eyes. Willow is a very independent young lady and very happy to be on her own doing her own thing. Mum describes Willow as…

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Editing the Leash out of Photos — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Editing the Leash out of Photos — BARKography Did you know that if the dog is on leash during the photo shoot, I edit the leash out of the photo? I do. Editing the leash out is part of the post-processing that I do to each photo in Photoshop.I know a lot of owners think their dog can’t be photographed because he/she has to be on leash. It’s totally fine for them to be on leash. In Mecklenburg County, if…

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Sneak Peeks of Orlando and Vladimir – Pet Photography Article

Sneak Peeks of Orlando and Vladimir How adorable are these two? Orlando and Vladimir are a couple of Poodle crosses who just love life and each other’s company. Light brown, Orlando, is 15yo and his younger, dark fur-sibling, Vladimir, is 10yo. Orlando has often been described as an ‘attention seeker’ and wants everyone in the room to pat him and adorn him with lots of love and affection. If you are within reach of this lovable boy, he will lavish…

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Behind the Scenes at an AGoldPhoto Pet Photo Shoot in Tampa – Pet Photography Article

Behind the Scenes at an AGoldPhoto Pet Photo Shoot in Tampa Kooper and Killian have opposite personalities and their Dog Parents really wanted to capture that during their Pet Photo Shoot Experience. They have a large empty wall in their home and they wanted to fill it with Wall Art of Kooper and Killian. Kooper (Above) is a real ham and loves showing off. Killian (above) can be a little shy and nervous around strangers, but once he saw Kooper…

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A Brick and Mortar Pet Photo Studio in Tampa? That’s a thing? – Pet Photography Article

A Brick and Mortar Pet Photo Studio in Tampa? That’s a thing? Big Enough for Multiple Great Danes, Families and Plenty of Chihuahuas Tampa’s AGoldPhoto Pet Photography was born back in 2016. Adam spent his weekends volunteering at Humane Society of Tampa Bay, taking adoption photos of shelter pets. Shelter pets in need of new homes posed for photos inside a very small, mobile photo studio, which was setup in corner of the shelter’s multi-purpose room. The shelter loved Adam’s…

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You Won’t Believe How We Got This Dog and Cat to Pose for Photos Together – Pet Photography Article

You Won’t Believe How We Got This Dog and Cat to Pose for Photos Together Posing two pets for a photo shoot has its challenges, but posing a dog and a cat together and having them sit still long enough? Now that’s an even bigger challenge. Dude and Ace came to our studio for their Pet Photo Shoot Experience at our Tampa Pet Photo studio. Ace is a kitten and really loved exploring our studio. As soon as we let…

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Rocky, Prince, Homer & Roxy – a Family of Dachshunds & Miniature Schnauzers – Pet Photography Article

Rocky, Prince, Homer & Roxy – a Family of Dachshunds & Miniature Schnauzers I recently had the pleasure of photographing the cutest dog pack! This family includes 2 dachshunds and 2 miniature schnauzers – a lot of little dogs with big personalities. 🙂 Sometimes photographing multiple dogs can be a challenge from the photographer’s perspective, and that wasn’t untrue for us – but you know what? The more the merrier! We were able to created a ton of great portraits…

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8 Dogs Showing Their Owners Unconditional Love – Pet Photography Article

8 Dogs Showing Their Owners Unconditional Love Dogs and Their People Can Now Be Photographed Together at Our Tampa Photo Studio Now that our Tampa Pet Photo Studio is open, Dog Parents can now join their pups for a photo shoot. We often hear that owners have thousands of photos of their dogs on their phone, but not many photos together. Prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were traveling the country, taking photos of pets at bars and breweries, with…

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Elliot the Shy Dachshund – San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog – Pet Photography Article

Elliot the Shy Dachshund – San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog I am very happy to introduce you to little miss Elliot! She is the kind of dog who lets her presence be known – but that’s probably not surprising if you’ve ever met a dachshund before, haha! Here’s a fun fact about Elliot: she is named after the character on the TV show, Scrubs. I instantly knew…

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Traveling Photographer — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Traveling Photographer — BARKography If you’ve looked around my website or if you follow me on Instagram, you know I love to travel. I consciously made a decision not to travel as much in 2019 so I’d planned to travel a lot in 2020. I actually set a goal to travel every month. That goal was on track as I was in Oregon in January, Texas in February and technically in March too because I came home on March 1.…

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Dog Photography Bloopers — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Dog Photography Bloopers — BARKography I love dog photography bloopers. Sometimes what I’d consider the “outtakes” are my favorites. After each photo session, when I’m back in my home office, I get to look at all of the photos I took at our photo shoot. This is one of my favorite parts of the process…. although I love every part.Culling the photos, looking at them and determining which ones are keepers and which ones can be discarded is a lengthy…

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Murphy the Yorkie’s Pet Shoot Experience – Pet Photography Article

Murphy the Yorkie’s Pet Shoot Experience According to Murphy’s family, he’s playful energetic and loves playing with toys. His family even plays monkey in the middle with him in their upstairs hallway. It was important to them to have his playful energy captured during his Pet Photo Shoot Experience because he is getting older and starting to slow down. Murphy brings his family so much joy and we really wanted to capture what his family found meaningful for them. After…

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Using an Expo Disc To Custom Set The White Balance • Hair of the Dog – Pet Photography Article

Using an Expo Disc To Custom Set The White Balance • Hair of the Dog Nicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, is a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer and educator. She created Hair of the Dog in 2012 to empower pet photographers to turn their dreams into reality by helping them improve their craft and grow their pet photography business.Nicole has authored a book “Pet and Equine Photography for Everyone”, available on Amazon. She established Nicole Begley Photography in Pittsburgh, PA…

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How To Easily Remove Color Cast In Photoshop • Hair of the Dog – Pet Photography Article

How To Easily Remove Color Cast In Photoshop • Hair of the Dog Nicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, is a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer and educator. She created Hair of the Dog in 2012 to empower pet photographers to turn their dreams into reality by helping them improve their craft and grow their pet photography business.Nicole has authored a book “Pet and Equine Photography for Everyone”, available on Amazon. She established Nicole Begley Photography in Pittsburgh, PA in 2010…

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Color & Story: Creating Unique Branded Photography Through Your Brand’s Aesthetic | Westway Studio – Pet Photography Article

Color & Story: Creating Unique Branded Photography Through Your Brand’s Aesthetic | Westway Studio Your brand is unlike any other. It has a distinct message to share with the world and you want to make sure your imagery celebrates all the things that make it unique! You don’t want your marketing to look exactly like your main competition but how do you differentiate? Here’s the secret no one talks about: you need to tell stories to your target audience that…

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An Action-Packed Session with Evie & Owen, Aussies from San Diego San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog – Pet Photography Article

An Action-Packed Session with Evie & Owen, Aussies from San Diego San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Blog I’m thrilled to be able to share a new and FUN session with you, featuring two of the sweetest Aussies! Meet Evie and Owen! Evie is the older sibling while Owen is the puppy, and that certainly comes through in both of their personalities – but they have more in common than they have differences, and both of them were…

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Editing Dog Photos in Photoshop — BARKography – Pet Photography Article

Editing Dog Photos in Photoshop — BARKography Every photographer I know uses photoshop. Photoshop is useful in so many ways and one of them is editing the leash out of the photos. If you’ve seen other blog posts of mine, I’ve written about this before.If you think your dog can’t be photographed because I never post photos of dogs on leash, guess what? I edit the leash out of the final photo.These are two before and after photos so you…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS – Pet Photography Article

RAW FEEDING FOR DOGS AND CATS Posted in General  •  Leave your thoughts Pet parents today are becoming more aware about their pets health and wellbeing and a large part of that is how we nourish them. There is a significant movement away from ultra-processed foods in favour of a fresh wholefood diet. Research such as that done by Dog Risk at Helsinki University is revealing that replacing as little as 20% of your pets processed diet with appropriate fresh wholefoods…

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