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Playful and Quirky Pet Product Photography

Playful and Quirky Pet Product Photography

In the world of e-commerce, product photography plays an integral role in driving sales. A well-captured image can tell a story, evoke emotions, and ultimately lead to conversions. This is especially true in the pet industry where products range from the practical to...

7 Product Photography Mistakes that Kill Your Sales

7 Product Photography Mistakes that Kill Your Sales

Product photography is an essential element to the success of any ecommerce website.  Your imagery influences how your potential customers feel about your products, how they perceive the quality and ultimately, whether they click ‘add to basket’ or not. Product...

Want your dog to join a dog model agency?

Want your dog to join a dog model agency?

Is your dog a star in the making? If you’re thinking about whether your dog could make it as a top dog model, then this blog is for you!  Let’s explore what your dog needs to make it as a top dog model, and if you’re still into the idea, you can apply to join my...

How pet product photography makes you more sales

How pet product photography makes you more sales

Picture this! You land on a website bursting with fabulous pet products that you’re interested in buying.  What’s the first thing that tells you whether this is a legitimate and trustworthy pet brand?  The very first impression that lands with your website...

Dog Photography Tips: How to photograph a dog running

Dog Photography Tips: How to photograph a dog running

Some of the most wonderful photos of dogs show them running, jumping and generally having a blast. But capturing moving dogs is no mean feat. You can often end up with blurry shots and less than crisp images!  A professional dog photographer has not only years of...

10 places to take your dog swimming in Sheffield

10 places to take your dog swimming in Sheffield

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to take your dog swimming in hot weather, or you simply have a water-loving hound who wants to get their paws wet all year round, this is the blog for you! Swimming for dogs offers a huge range of benefits, from relieving pain for...

What to consider when choosing a pet photographer for your pet biz

What to consider when choosing a pet photographer for your pet biz

So, you’re thinking about hiring a pet photographer for your pet business. But how do you choose who to book?! I’ve put together some key considerations for you to mull over so you can avoid the pitfalls and have an all-round fabulous experience from start to finish. ...

How to source free dog images for your pet business

How to source free dog images for your pet business

If you’re searching for free dog images to use for your pet business, then look no further. I’m going to walk you through how to get your paws on the best free dog photos so that you create a dazzling first impression on a budget.  Even if you have booked a pet...

How to Create a Brand for Your Pet Business

How to Create a Brand for Your Pet Business

Creating a brand for your pet business is definitely one of the more fun business activities that you get to do when you're building your biz. But getting it right can take time and expertise. I chatted with bespoke designer for pet businesses Alison at House of Henry...

Studio Photoshoot for a Fun Dog Themed PR Campaign

Studio Photoshoot for a Fun Dog Themed PR Campaign

I'm delighted to share this fun photoshoot that I was recently commissioned to shoot for Preply online language school. The client wanted to shoot a range of different dogs against a white studio background to produce a set of digital assets that could be used by...

Why I decided to take on an end of life foster dog

Why I decided to take on an end of life foster dog

My beautiful Tula girl came to my family in August 2020, she was purposefully welcomed in knowing that she was coming to my house to die. This wasn't by coincidence, this was something that I purposefully set out to do. Many times, especially when she has become a...

How to gain the utmost value from your doggy photoshoot images

How to gain the utmost value from your doggy photoshoot images

Be honest. How many photos do you have on your phone of your dog? At least a zillion, am I right?  A zillion wonderful pics of your best friend that will likely never make it into a frame or beyond your social media accounts, despite the very best of intentions.  Life...

Cute Campsite Dog Photoshoot for Dog Friendly Glamping Site

Cute Campsite Dog Photoshoot for Dog Friendly Glamping Site

Recently I had the pleasure of working on a VERY cute advertising campaign for a dog friendly holiday company that offers glamping facillities. The Sheffield based creative agency Rise at 7 commissioned me to take the photos on behalf of their client, Parkdean...

How to make your pet business stand out from the competition

How to make your pet business stand out from the competition

Unleash the unique and desirable traits of your pet business & make more sales! You have a strong following on social media, but converting those leads to sales feels like an uphill struggle. The pet business industry is competitive and heaving with contenders...

How to prepare for your pet business photoshoot

How to prepare for your pet business photoshoot

...So you get all the images you want and need There are a number of different types of images that you can plan for your pet business photoshoot. Having an array of photos that capture the essence of your brand and why you're great, can do wonders for your pet...

Bright Colourful Urban Photoshoot for a Luxury Dog Collar Company

Bright Colourful Urban Photoshoot for a Luxury Dog Collar Company

When you're a small pet business you'll already know how important it is to have eye catching, stand out from the crowd pet product photography. But it can be time consuming, and quite frankly, a bit tricky trying to shoot images yourself - especially if you are also...

Pet charity photography | Alan Carr at Mayhew

Pet charity photography | Alan Carr at Mayhew

I've been working with Mayhew for several years now, as a pet charity photographer and a volunteer. I started working with them by volunteering as a foster carer for their cat and dog residents. They are a fab animal charity based in North West London close to where I...