News from the Studio, New Locations and Project Updates

A Howling Good Day at Metro Paws

Halloween was celebrated at Metro Paws Doggy Day Care on Friday with a party and dress ups for the dogs. I was there to meet them as they came in the door - all dressed up and trying to eat most of what they were wearing! You walked in the door to a super spooky...

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Want to see Rocco the Labradoodle fly?

I keep up with Rocco and his adventures on his Mom's Instagram feed - and I've been absolutely dying to meet him for ages! One Friday afternoon we met up in Auckland and I got to hang out with this delicious guy and watch his total joy for ball games.  Just wait till...

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In My Bag: The Power of Calming WashBar Lavender

A wee while ago I posted about "What's in my Camera Bag" - and you got to see what equipment I pack when I am heading out on a Pet Photography shoot.  But guess what?  There is actually MORE! I was packing my camera bag on Tuesday for the Husky shoot ... OMG! The...

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Nixie Likes: Honest Pet Products Eco Quacker

If you ain't tough, you ain't going to make it as a member of Nixie's toy box. But every now and again Nixie Lix and I come across a product that makes me go Wow and her go Woof! On the weekend I popped in to Munky's Corner, a new pet store that has recently opened in...

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How To: Taking Photographs of Your Alpaca

The following article appears in the August 2015 Alpaca Association of New Zealand official magazine. Alpaca are beautiful and intelligent creatures and they take a gorgeous photograph. Combine that with some of New Zealand’s sublime scenery and you have a recipe for...

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Question and Answer: Why So Much Practice?

Q: I saw you posted a photograph from a show over the weekend and I was wondering why you do a lot of practice shoots? Do you get bored with photography? Well ... this is a pretty good question to receive on a Monday morning! This October, the Pet Posse are teaming up...

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CDANZ August Adoptables

Welcome to the August Adoptables Blog! These beautiful creatures are all ready to join your family and are available to meet through Chained Dog Awareness in New Zealand. Ziggy She is so super smart and fun to hang out with - and who could resist those ears! I heard a...

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2015 NZIPP IRIS Awards

This year, for the first time, I entered the most prestigious photography competition in New Zealand - the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers IRIS Awards. I created the photographs especially for this competition. You can see the beautiful selections...

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Kiya – A Story of Rescue

As Pet Photographers, we see all sides of life with our companion animals. We see rescued animals taken into wonderful homes where they are elevated to true family members immediately, we see animals found in gutters and bags bought into groups who exist to care,...

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Diary: We’re On The Move!

This weekend it will be two years since I moved to Hamilton - I feel so comfortable here that it feels like longer.  Life has changed a lot after leaving Auckland, it has slowed down, I've spent more time in my home and of course my boyfriend and I now live together....

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Featured: D-Photo Magazine

I have had a couple of conversations with Adrian the editor of D-Photo Magazine and we have talked a little about Pet Photography. I received an email from James Dillon-Graham, the most amazing feature writer ever (love your words James!) regarding a Q&A for a...

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Diary: Imposter Alert! 

"Don't call it a dream, call it a plan" I read this quote this morning and it says almost everything about how I feel about my life right now. I wake up some mornings and wonder who I am and who I am trying to be, what else I want from my life or whether this is all...

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Chained Dog Awareness 2015/2016 Charity Calendar

Back in March I was contacted by Amanda, one of the Trustees of Chained Dog Awareness NZ, about photographing a charity calendar for them to promote awareness and raise some much needed funds. The team at Chained Dog Awareness work around the clock to end LIFE...

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Things To Do After Your Dog Dies

These days time moves so quickly, I cannot stop it or even slow it down, some days it just rushes past at break neck speed.  It is nearly a month since my heart was broken and my blood started boiling.  I am so very very angry.  At everything and at everyone.  I...

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Sleep Well Bubba

For the last couple of weeks, our home and our hearts have been in turmoil. Our little boy Django was involved in an incident at the park on Saturday 24th April where he managed to somehow wriggle out of his harness and nip one of the neighbourhood boys.  The boys...

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