Category: General Stuff

News, thoughts and ramblings of a pet photographer. Basically anything that doesn’t really fit into any other category.

New Year – New Lockdown!

By Shooting The Dog

Happy New Year It’s a new year, and a new lockdown! Can I take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy new year. I really do hope that we can get past the current problems faced by the world and move on to enjoy a prosperous and enjoyable year ahead. There are some…

Lockdown – Version 2

By Shooting The Dog

Business During Lockdown – Version 2 Well, once again we find ourselves being forced to close our doors and stop doing what we do best due to Version 2 of the Covid-19 lockdown. No photo sessions can be done until at least 2nd December. Which means, in essence, that all my pre-Christmas business has been…

October Shooting The Dog Stuff

By Shooting The Dog

What’s Going On Quick update on the stuff and nonsense that has been going on at Shooting The Dog as we head into October. Gadget & Gizmo Back in August we had Gadget and Gizmo in the studio for a top secret “birthday surprise” photo shoot. The birthday has been and gone, so we are…

September Worries.

By Shooting The Dog

September Covid-19 Worries Well the sun is still shining, and we’re still enjoying the end of what has been a strange summer. However, September seems to come with it’s own worries. Constant media attention on Covid-19 measures and possibly more lockdowns raise those worry bars somewhat. I’m not sure that my little business would be…

Shooting Dogs and Painting Walls

By Shooting The Dog

Shooting Dogs In July And August We’ve been busy shooting dogs and painting the studio walls since lock down ended. Have to say, it all seems to be coming together rather nicely. Cockerpoo Puppies Things kicked off after lock-down with a two part outdoor session celebrating the six month birthday (if that is the right…

The New Studio Layout

By Shooting The Dog

As many of you will be aware, I’ve been making some changes to the layout in the studio. Well. I am now nearly there. There is some painting to do and still a fair bit of tidying up, but we are now in a position to be able to function. In fact, the first photo…

Transformation Underway

By Shooting The Dog

The transformation from our framing workshop to our new studio area is well underway. But I thought I should let you know what is happening just in case you think we are closing down. When Mel came and started making frames in the shop, many years ago, we separated an area off for him on…

Happy 13th Birthday To Us

By Shooting The Dog

What Is Changing Now? We are entering an exciting new stage for Shooting The Dog, as we close down the Framing Dept. and adapt the front of the shop to be a full sized studio space. We are going to be concentrating completely on the dog and pet photography over the next few years. If…

Back In Action

By Shooting The Dog

Back and ready to go We are back in action, and excited to be able to photograph your pets again. There are still some changes to make to the new look studio, once the space becomes available to expand. Photo sessions are by appointment only, so the best way to book your pet in is…

Time For A Change

By Shooting The Dog

Post Lock Down Changes At Shooting The Dog The End Of The Framing Dept. Melvin, who was maestro of all things framing has finally decided to hang up his framing tools and take his much earned retirement. I think three months of lock down made him realise that he enjoyed being at home. Mel has…

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