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Q&A: Why Are Digital Images So Expensive?

Almost everyone thinks they want digital images…many until the see the price. If you’ve ever worked with a professional photographer, I’m sure you’ve asked yourself the same: why are digital images so expensive?! The answer to that question is not as black and white as you may think. First, you have to define your idea Read More

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Q&A: What Makes a Good Space for a Backyard Session?

A backyard session is especially good for dogs who can’t leave their home due to health issues or who may be very fearful in new situations or locations, but how do you know if your yard is suitable for your pet’s session? There are a few elements to look for and considerations to keep in mind before asking Read More

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Client Concerns – Part 3: But My Dog Can’t Be Off-Leash

One of the very first things my clients notice when they look at my website or gallery is that very few, if any, of the dogs I photograph are on leashes. The next comment I almost always hear is that there’s no way their dog would ever cooperate off a leash (and therefore is not a good Read More

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Client Concerns – Part 2: But My Dog is an Obedience School Dropout

I have a confession to make: I (well, not-so-secretly-anymore) love it when potential clients are on the fence about investing in professional pet photography, usually because they don’t believe their dog will ever behave well enough, long enough, at all, etc. for me to get good photos. What I love even more: proving them wrong. Read More

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Client Concerns – Part 1: But My Dog Won’t Sit Still

I hear it all the time. I’d say it’s probably the most common response I hear when I tell people I photograph dogs. This week alone, I’ve heard it three times: “Oh, I’d love to have photos of (insert dog’s name here), but my dog would never sit still.” Well, I’ve got four words for Read More

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Q&A: What Is a Mini Session?

A mini session is a photography session that is shorter than a full session, typically lasting between 15-20 minutes. These sessions provide you with the opportunity to try out and sample a photographer’s work for a lower price than a full session and often include exclusive products only available to mini session clients, such as Read More