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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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Jul 09

Becoming Qualified with the Guild

Becoming Qualified with the GuildI’m absolutely thrilled to announce that I have achieved Qualified Status with the Guild of Photographers! (July 2018) While anyone can become a registered member of the Guild, provided they are committed to the Guild’s standards and code of conduct, the Guild also offers an assessment structure which aligns to the traditional […]

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Jul 01

Cocker Spaniel Puppies Litter Shoot

Cocker Spaniel Puppies Litter ShootPuppies are such great fun and I love nothing more than spending time photographing them as part as of their litter. There’s usually plenty of puppy craziness as they explore the new smells of my backdrop and material, chew my toes and hair, snuggle up in my lap and occasionally even […]

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