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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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