So Many Kittens! Kitten Photography
Kitten photography is always a blast! This past week was especially fun as I had a visit from a wonderful mama cat with her seven kittens! They were just over four weeks old and are currently in foster care until they are old enough to be adopted. Peach, the mama, was
Maizy is Amazing!
When Maizy first arrived at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter, she was suffering from severe glaucoma. Unfortunately her condition had been neglected by her previous owners and was so severe that her eyes could not be saved. The only way to relieve her from the pain was to remove
Finnegan’s Studio Photo Session
Yesterday I was honored to photograph Finnegan, a sweet young dog who was saved by the generosity of all of the people who contributed to the Friends of the Fairfax County Animals Shelter to fund his surgery. I was honored to donate a studio photo session to help this
Wags n’ Whiskers 2018 – The Village at Shirlington
Artful Paws Photography is excited to once again be part of the Wags N' Whiskers festival in Shirlington VA. Beloved by two-legged shoppers and their four-legged friends, The Village at Shirlington’s Wags N’ Whiskers event returns for its 11th year. On Saturday, August 25 from 10am to 4pm , The
2018 International Photographic Competition – IPC
If you have any photographer friends, you may have noticed their absence from regular daily life this past week. They were probably glued to their computer screens watching the 2018 International Photographic Competition. Otherwise known as the IPC, the International Photographic Competition is sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America.
Stephan’s Birthday Cake Smash: His first year of growth
What is more fun than photographing a puppy? Photographing a puppy three times over their first year and getting to see them as they grow and change! That is what the "Watch me Grow" program is all about and I was so excited that Stephan's mom Deidre decided to take
Saying Goodbye to Sammy
It is such an honor when someone chooses me to capture a special memory of an ill or aging pet. Kathryn knew she would soon be saying goodbye to Samwise, her beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He had been diagnosed with cancer and had already exceeded the time he was
Kittens and More Kittens!
The start of Spring marks the start of "kitten season" for animal shelters across the country. Since most kittens are born in the Spring, many shelters become inundated with kittens in need of homes. This recently happened to the Wise County Humane Society, and they reached out to the Fairfax
Puppy Portrait Session With Koby
Normally my weekends are booked pretty far in advance, so when Jacob called on a Sunday and asked if I had any time that day, I was a little hesitant. I had a pretty full day, and I feel it is very important to maintain a balance between my work
Petra’s Memorial Portrait Session
I really believe that as a pet photographer, I have the best job in the world, but it's not always easy. The most challenging part is when a client calls because they have received bad news about the health of a beloved pet and they realized that they don't have