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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 13: Green

Green is the theme for week 13! As if just in time, spring in Pittsburgh has really started to blossom. After four or so months surrounded by the barren brown of winter, it’s refreshing to see this lifelessness replaced by flowering trees, budding perennials, and blooming color. Amid dodging a little light rain over the past week, Hunter and I Read More

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5 Tips for Choosing a Session Location

The initial anxieties that may race through your mind after booking your pet photography session can become overwhelming quickly. “There’s no way my dog will sit still for photos! He can’t be off a leash! And he certainly hasn’t mastered many commands.” “What am I going to wear?! I’m not sure I even want to be in photos!” Read More

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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 12: HDR

This week’s Pet Photography Project 52 post is brought to you by the letters HDR: “H” for “Huh?!”, “D” for “[I] don’t even know where to begin,” and “R” for resort to post-processing. At least that’s what I thought when I first read the theme! Without getting too technical, a high dynamic range (HDR) technique is Read More

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5 Reasons to Book a Mini Session for Your Pet

You may be wondering, “Is a mini session right for my pet? Why would I want to book one?” If you’re uncertain whether a mini session is the right choice for you, here are my top five reasons why you may want to consider booking a mini session for your pet. 1. It’s convenient and quick. Read More

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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 11: High Key

These past few days have been all about the white stuff. First, it was the massive snowstorm that was supposed to rock Pittsburgh on Tuesday. I emphasize “supposed to” because the initial predicted snowfall total of 4-8″ turned out to be a lackluster dusting. Then came the theme for week 11’s Pet Photography Project 52: high key. Read More

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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 10: Patterns

From a creative standpoint, I felt like I hit a brick wall when I saw this week’s Pet Photography Project 52 theme, hence the use of an actual brick wall. The theme: patterns. The goal: to “get creative with this week’s theme by thinking outside the box on how you can use patterns in your Read More

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3 Tips for a Winning Calendar Contest Pet Photo

The first ever FurKid Rescue 2018 Calendar Contest opened on Mar. 1 and already we’ve seen some of the sweetest, slobbery-est (is that a word?), and silly submissions! If you haven’t entered yet, what are you waiting for? If it’s the purr-fect photo of your pet, we’ve got you covered with these three tips that will help Read More

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Pet Photography Project 52, Week 9: Doorways

Happy March! We’re moving into somewhat warmer weather, longer days, and the ninth week of the Pet Photography Project 52 blog circle! Week nine’s theme was doorways. While this week’s images did not necessarily have to feature a door, it was recommended that they include a comparable element, such as “an archway or something similar…any opening you would walk Read More

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Announcing Bark in the Park Spring Mini Sessions

Ah, March… Spring (and hopefully plenty of sunshine and warmer weather) is just on the horizon and so is Bark and Gold Photography’s first Bark in the Park mini session of the year! For a mini session fee of only $85 (a savings of $90 off a full session), your pet will enjoy: a fun 20-minute Read More

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FAQs About the FurKid Rescue 2018 Calendar Contest

We are just a few days into the first ever FurKid Rescue 2018 Calendar Contest and the entries and donations are pouring in! Less than a day in, I am already overwhelmed by the generosity of the participants in helping us reach a lofty fundraising goal of $3,000. All proceeds from entries, votes, and calendar sales Read More