As jealous as my Spinoni Italiano get when I come home from a pet photography shoot with the scent of another dog on me, I think inside they must rejoice that they are not yet again the main subjects. My Spinoni Italiano are so patient and kind with their crazy camera obsessed mother! Today Leo and Tessie were both beyond wonderful as I
We were warned early on that Spinoni don't really "turn on" until there two. Well, our first is just now turning two and by golly, she seems to have matured over night. Even little things just all of the sudden work. I have been trying for a year to get her to catch a tossed treat, and every time I tried the darn thing hit
There are so many things that we can learn from dogs. In so many ways they are much better at living life than we are. Since I live with three of these incredible critters I feel that I need to honor the lessons that the provide by sharing my experiences with my babies. Today's lesson is one of the most obvious. Be present. Enjoy
So sorry for the lack of communication lately, I have been very busy lately getting puppy prepared. We are so excited to welcome Stella del Nord Tolstoy's Greatest Work, Leo for short, into our pack. The greatest Christmas gift ever! He has been a pure joy so far, and is fitting well into our little family. I can't wait to share lots of
What a wonderful journey we were able to make this holiday season! We had been looking forward to this trip and counting down the days for many weeks. It was a long drive and we encountered every kind of winter weather imaginable on the roads, but I would drive it a thousand times over and still have nothing but joy in my heart.
We are so fortunate to live in such an incredible place! Lake Michigan never disappoints. Tessie and I took a wonderful walk yesterday. No heavy gear to weigh us down. Just Tessie, me and my iPhone. For a minute I may have regretted not having my gear in hand, but then I realized the night was about relaxing and sharing some time with my baby
I love to edit on the road, to still have the feel of the place in my blood while working the images. However, it is often the ones I work on when I get back to the studio that are dearest to me. I am often too in the moment to see the completed image in my head when I am on the road. Knowing