News from the Studio, New Locations and Project Updates

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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Projects and Causes: Giving Back Relaunched

In April I launched this years PawTraits project using PledgeMe - which is the crowdfunding platform that we successfully funded the project on last year. Today I had to be real with myself and admit that the PawTraits Project on PledgeMe (which is ALL or NOTHING)...

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Currently

Well its Wednesday, the middle of the week, the downhill to the weekend begins here and I'm so tired I don't think I have the energy to tell you how tired I am however as my fingers are typing this sentence I am starting to feel a little more alive as if pouring out...

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Pet Photography Project 52: 17 – Colour

Colour Our brief for this week is to shoot color as you see it or as you interpret it, a sunrise, a sunset, your pets eyes. As the Northern Hemisphere thaws out and has grass and flowers popping through, down here in the Southern Hemisphere, our leaves are changing...

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Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve

The Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve is 40 hectares of native plants and bird species about 20 minutes north from Hamilton. Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve is an on-lead area and is managed in part by the Department of Conservation.  Any off-lead photographs that you see that have...

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Paw-Traits 2015 Crowdfunded Sessions Project

When I started out, I made sure that donating Pet Photography Sessions was a serious part of my business plan. It gives me great pleasure to see the families of older or ill pets viewing the photographs that we made especially for them and for the time when their...

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