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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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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 […]

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Studio Cat Photography… A Tale of Two Kitties

The other day I did special studio cat photography sessions for two different cats from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.  The cats were quite different in age and temperament, but in the end, getting great […]

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Artful Paws – Reston Pet Fiesta

RESTON PET FIESTA Mark your calendar for this year’s Reston Pet Fiesta.   This year it is being held on Saturday, May 5th at the Reston Town Center in Reston, VA  from 10 AM-4 PM […]

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Parker the Cat: Artful Paws Rescue of the Week

Today I had a wonderful session with a very special cat named Parker.  She is currently available for adoption at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter and she needs a hero! During a routine medical check […]

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Holiday Family Portraits

When Megan called to say she wanted to do another holiday card, of course I was excited. I had photographed her family the year before and they were so much fun!  Since we had done […]

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