The Secret Magical Ingredient

Behind the Scenes at Barkzealand I’m not crying…you’re crying. It all started a little over 3 years ago - I boarded a plane for Barcelona to meet in-person for the first time two colleagues - Kaylee Greer and Charlotte Reeves - to teach the...

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Using the Lightroom Adjustment Tools

I don’t know about you, but I love watching other people edit photos!  As I was working on my final edits for our models from Barkzealand, I thought you all might enjoy watching this one.  PS…Did you see that we just announced Barklander?  Details here. ...

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Top Ten – Fetch

May's theme was Fetch, and keeping my selection to ten photos was not easy!  Congratulations to the winners! Cecilia Zuccherato Dog Photography Big Air Photography Dogscapes Photography Oxford Dog Photography Dogtography by Kala Howard BGPhoDOGraphy Lint Roller...

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Top Ten – Color

April's theme was Color...and your vibrant submissions made it hard for me to choose only ten.  Congratulations to all of the winners...well deserved! Doggotographer Magicdow Kirsten Young Photography DoggieTales Photography Love Aglow Photography Big Air Photography...

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Top Ten – Anything but Dogs…Hair of the Animal

I changed up the challenge in March, and choosing the Top Ten from the collection of Anything but Dogs was not easy.  Congratulations to all of the winners! Chantal Levesque Photo Magicdow Diana Lundin - Los Angeles Pet Photography Sit Stay Studio Love Aglow...

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Streamlining My Client Booking Process with Dubsado

As you may know, I recently moved from Pittsburgh, PA to Charlotte, NC - and that was the perfect time to re-evaluate my client workflow.  One of my main tools for my workflow is Dubsado, which you can check out here.   One of the great things about Dubsado is that...

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Top Ten – Kisses

February's theme was Kisses, and it was heartwarming to see all the love that was shared.  Congratulations to all of the deserving winners! Pavlina Sanborn Photography Touched by a Dog Photography LR Photo Mucky Pup Photography Olga Zeeb Fotodesign Beth Harms...

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Editing a White Dog in Green Grass

Taking a sneak peek behind the magic of post-processing is something that we all love to do.  In this video, I’m sharing with you a full client edit - from RAW file to fully edited and ready to print for a wall piece….in only about 10 minutes. In the video we will...

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Top Ten – Lazy Days

January's theme was Lazy Days...and these lovely creatures portrayed the theme with ease.  Congratulations to all of the winners...well deserved. Penny Whistle Photography Holly Hildreth Photography Stink Eye Photography Treasure Shot Victoria Von Thal Photography...

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Photographing Dogs in the Snow

Shooting in a winter wonderland is usually high on the pet photography bucket list - and for many of us in the northern hemisphere - the chances to do so are just getting started.   Shooting in the snow is an entirely different animal than photographing under “normal”...

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Top Ten – Holidays

December's Top Ten theme was Holidays, and I hope yours were wonderful.  With so many festive entries I could not limit my choices to ten, so here are the top eleven!  Congratulations to all of the winners! Nancy Ann Paynter Nancy Ann Paynter JuB. Photographies Salty...

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60 Seconds to a Better Day

I know that you’ve had the days in which everything seems to be going wrong.  You get up late, the cat pukes on the carpet (or on your bed), you can’t find a parking spot, you get to work and forget your lunch, and your boss drops a crazy project on your lap 10...

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Travel for Free

MY TRAVELS IN THE PAST 30 MONTHS: 2017 - Ireland for 2 and Brazil for 4 2018 - British Virgin Islands for 2 - Croatia for 5 (3 in economy and 2 in business class)  2019 - Australia for 4 and 3 flights for 4 within Australia All of these…plus numerous domestic flights...

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My Biggest Business Decision

’Tis the season for overwhelm….but it doesn’t have to be that way!  Hair of the Dog resident editing and productivity ninja, Heather Lahtinen from the Flourish Academy, joined me for a recent Facebook Live.   It was a great conversation in which we discussed what it...

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Top Ten – Symmetry

The theme for October/November was symmetry.  It was not easy choosing only ten, so eleven winners it is!!  Congratulations to all of the winners...well done! Hailey Sobania Photography CatsDog Photography Doggotographer Mutley's Snaps My2mutts Holly Hildreth...

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The Pet Photography Sales Session – Part 3

Objections… What size? I don’t have the wall space That added up fast!  Too expensive! Is this the right decision? Buyer’s remorse I need to check with my husband Unable to finalize an order This list of possible objections may seem staggering when you are considering...

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The Pet Photography Sales Session – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our Sales Series!  Did you miss part 1? Catch up here - we'll wait.  🙂 Have you ever wanted to be walked through exactly what an in-person sales session looks like for a successful pet photography business?  A sales session that is built on...

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