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IPC – The 2020 International Photographic Competition

Every year I enjoy taking part in the International Photographic Competition.  Otherwise known as the IPC, the International Photographic Competition is sponsored by the Professional Photographers of America. It is one of the best ways I […]

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Five Myths About Shelter Dogs

According to the ASPCA, 3.3 million dogs enter a shelter each year. Many people dismiss the idea of adopting a shelter dog because of the many myths surrounding shelter animals. In today’s blog post we’re […]

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Coral came all the way from Mississippi!

Today I had a special visitor to the studio. Coral came all the way from Mississippi! Coral was rescued by Paws Rescue, a small foster-based rescue in Vicksburg Mississippi. Paws is the only no kill rescue […]

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Keeping Dog Photography Safe During Covid-19

With the ongoing covid-19 crisis, I wanted to share with everyone the steps I am taking to provide my clients with beautiful dog photography while making sure that everyone involved stays safe! My studio is […]

2019 Remembered

Artful Paws Photography would like to say thank you to all the wonderful pets and their people who made 2019 such a memorable year! To learn more about how you can create treasured memories with […]

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2020 Shelter Pet Calendar

I’m excited to announce that 2020 Shelter Pet Calendar is now available! These calendars would make a wonderful holiday gift for any animal lover and all proceeds go to the Friends of the Fairfax County Animal […]

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Dog Gets Portraits for Dad Serving Overseas

Rocco is the cutest little Yorkie Schnauzer mix! I met Rocco at the Wags and Whisker’s Festival in Shirlington this year. His mom told me that his dad was currently serving overseas and she wanted […]

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Shelter Dog Photography – Meet Raaj –

Shelter dog photography is one of my favorite ways to give back. It always makes me feel good when someone tells me that they saw an image that I created and had to go adopt […]

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Pregnant Shelter Dog Gets Maternity Portrait Session

Yesterday I had a visit from a very special dog from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  Pamela is expecting puppies and wanted to celebrate with a dog maternity portrait session! This was my first time […]

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Cinnamon rocked his cat photography session!

Are you looking for a cat who loves to model for the camera? Look no further than this sweet boy Cinnamon. He visited the Artful Paws studio this week and he totally rocked his cat […]

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