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Dec 05

Buddy’s photo shoot: Collie Cross Portrait Photography

Buddy’s Photo Shoot: Collie Cross Dog Portrait PhotographyIn early August I met a lovely collie-cross called Buddy Valentino for his photo shoot, at a local country park. It was right in the middle of the heatwave, so we planned an evening shoot and luckily the temperatures had cooled enough that it wasn’t too hot. The […]

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Nov 17

Top Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Photo Shoot Locations

Top Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Photo Shoot LocationsI’m really lucky to be based in a beautiful part of the world, with lots of country parks, rivers, canals and other beautiful places which are great locations for your outdoor photo shoot. It’s great to use a favourite location for your dog photo shoot, particularly if there is a […]

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Nov 09

Remembrance Day: Records Lost and Found

Remembrance Day: Records Lost and FoundRemembrance Sunday has always been quite an important day of reflection in my family. My Dad was a Normandy Veteran, and landed on the beaches near Arromanches on 6th June 1944. He and his brothers all served in the War, and my Uncle Norman was killed in Tanzania in early […]

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Nov 08

Holly’s Photo Shoot: GSD/Rottweiler Cross Dog Portrait Photography

Holly’s Photo Shoot: GSD/Rottweiler Cross Dog Portrait PhotographyHolly was the winner of my dog photo shoot competition back in July – isn’t she gorgeous? She is a German Shepherd/Rottweiler cross and is a big softie. Because she is a little nervous around other dogs, her owner Lorraine chose to have Holly’s dog photo shoot at […]

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Oct 07

Beethoven’s Photo Shoot – Kooikerhondje dog portrait photography

Beethoven’s Photo Shoot – Kooikerhondje Dog Portrait One of the runners up from my recent competition was Beethoven, the beautiful kooikerhondje. And yes, I did have to look up the breed as it was one I’d never heard of!! The name literally translates as “little caging dog” and is a spaniel-type breed originating from the Netherlands, where […]

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Sep 26

The Toffee Man: Keeping Memories Strong

The Toffee Man: Keeping Memories StrongBy virtue of the fact my father was 59 years old when I was born, I never knew my paternal grandparents or great-grandparents. I was a curious, probably somewhat precocious child, and I would pester my Dad for details of his family, and loved nothing more than drawing up our […]

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Sep 16

Ridgebacks everywhere!

Ridgebacks everywhere!Back in July I had the chance to get my fix of cuddling puppies with a gorgeous litter of Rhodesian Ridgebacks – oh, and take some photos 😉 Photographing this litter was particularly special to me because their daddy is Eiko, who was one of the models when I did my original dog photography training […]

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Aug 08

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?Whether you’re bringing home a new puppy from a breeder or rehoming an older dog, one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is what to name them. It can be worse than trying to name your kids – do you go with a human name or something more canine? Short […]

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Jul 20

Crazy Ideas – the story of a chair

Crazy Ideas – the story of a chairThis is the story of a photographer (that’s me) getting a crazy idea for a photo-shoot. HOW IT BEGAN It began with a Chesterfield. Chesterfields are a bit of a thing at the moment, being used as props among photographers, and I absolutely love the look. The rich oxblood leather provides […]

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