Author Archives: Annie Ballantine

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This Hound Prefers Life in the Slow Lane…

Today I had a visit from Charlie, a Treeing Walker Coonhound currently available for adoption from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  While he generally likes to move slowly, Charlie really would like to hurry up […]

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Because you can never see to many kitten pictures…

Well it’s kitten season again at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter! It seems this time of year always brings lots of furry little bundles to the shelter. Call me crazy, but I love to take […]

AIM was AMAZING! My Personal Experience at the Animal Image Makers Conference

Being a photographer can often be a lonely job. While you might get to work with people during a session, many of us spend more of our time doing one of the countless unseen tasks […]

2018 Remembered

Thank you to all the wonderful animals and their people who allowed me to create their special memories in 2018. Please enjoy this compilation of animal photography. For more information on creating memories of your […]

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Milo’s Shopping for a New Home!

Milo wasn’t really into shopping on Black Friday. He much preferred to come to my studio for some new portraits in hopes that maybe they would help find him a home before Christmas. You see, […]

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Holiday Dog Photography Event to Benefit the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter

I’m excited to announce that this year I will once again be working together with FFCAS to host Holiday Pet Pics, a holiday dog photography event to benefit the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. […]

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2019 Shelter Pet Calendar

I’m excited to announce that you can now pre-order your 2019 Shelter Pet Calendar to benefit the  Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. The 2019 Shelter Pet Calendar is one of my favorite personal projects! […]

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Wags n’ Whiskers Bethesda

Wags n’ Whiskers, the region’s premier outdoor street festival for animal lovers and their pets, is making its way to the heart of Bethesda, Maryland at Bethesda Row on Saturday, September 29 from 10am to […]

Meet Diego – Rescue Pet of the Week

Diego was originally surrendered to the Fairfax County Animal Shelter when his family’s residence stopped allowing animals. He was surrendered along with another dog that was quickly adopted, but Diego has had trouble finding the […]

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Choose The Cover Model

The 2019 Friends of the Fairfax County Animal Shelter Calendar is coming soon! This year I decided to do something a little different…I would like the fosters and volunteers to choose the cover image. So […]

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