Category: General Stuff

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

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…

Sir Fidget Smelly-Bottom

By Shooting The Dog

A Little Introduction Sir Fidget Smelly-Bottom is the resident dog at Shooting The Dog. He gives me plenty of practice at all types of dog photography. If you’ve visited the studio for any reason you will know he always gives you a noisy welcome. So I thought it was about time that he got a…

Covid-19 Business Update

By Shooting The Dog

Restarting As Lock down Eases Since the Covid-19 lock down I haven’t really been able to do any of the things I love doing, mainly photographing your dogs. So I thought I would give you an update on how Covid-19 is affecting the business, and my plans to properly begin restarting as lock down eases.…

The Great Outdoors

By Shooting The Dog

Outdoor Pet Photography The COVID-19 government restrictions mean that I have to change the emphasis of my dog photography, and look at the great outdoors. So to allow me to continue doing the thing I love, photographing dogs, I need to look at what on location photography can offer me and my clients. With the…

Open For Bookings

By Shooting The Dog

Following recent announcements from the UK government, I am now open for bookings for the rest of May onward. At present these will only be outdoor, on location shoots where we can follow the social distancing rules. These will of course be dependant on further updates from the UK government, our normal terms and conditions,…

Life Under Lock Down #2

By Shooting The Dog

Coping with life under lock down As a pet photographer, things have come to a grinding halt under social distancing measures, when it comes to actually photographing pets. But I have been keeping myself amused and busy by trying some different ways to edit photographs. I have been revisiting some old shots and giving them…

Easter Parade Contest Results

By Shooting The Dog

The Contest Is CLOSED! The contest is over. We were overwhelmed with entries to the competition to win a pet photo shoot. So we have decided to give prizes to both the entries! The Winners Many thanks to both of you for entering. I have emailed the winners and their pet photo shoot vouchers will…

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