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 that animal. Well I am really hoping that will happen for Raaj because this beautiful
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 and find a new home! He has been at the shelter for way too long.
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, Milo has been at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter for way too long! He is a
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. The event will take place on Sunday November 4th from 10am to 2pm in the
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! Each month I brought a shelter pet (or sometimes a few!) to the studio for a
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 right fit. Diego is very smart and knows sit, stay, down, heel, high five, and nite-nite
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
Pit Bulls and their People: A Family Portrait Session
Ana is a vet at the Metropolitan Emergency Animal Clinic and we met when she visited my booth at the Super Pet Expo in Chantilly last year. Like many of my clients, to her and her husband Stephen, their dogs are their babies, so she was interested in a family