Category: General Stuff

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

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…

Easter Parade Competition

By Shooting The Dog

Only One Week Left To Enter Have you entered our Easter Parade competition yet? This is just a reminder that you only have until midnight on Good Friday to enter our fabulous competition to win a pet photo shoot. With us all stuck at home, it’s the perfect time to make an Easter bonnet for…

Living Under Lock Down

By Shooting The Dog

How we are surviving Lock down Like most people we are living under the lock down restrictions. For me and Fidget this means one walk a day, which he is not happy about. But we are also playing lots of games inside, and having lots of snuggles. Sharing Our Walks I decided that, when possible…

The Doors Are Closed

By Shooting The Dog

Time to close the doors It is with a very heavy heart that we have made the decision to close the shop doors to the public from today. We do not offer an “essential” service to the town, so it seems like the responsible thing to do amid this global crisis. Our hearts go out…

Corona Virus Measures

By Shooting The Dog

Doing our bit to stop the spread The corona virus outbreak is effecting us all in many ways, and here at Shooting The Dog we are taking measures to keep ourselves and our customers safe. As of the week commencing Monday 23rd March we will only be opening the shop on Thursday, Friday and Saturday…

Indoor Dog Exercise Ideas

By Shooting The Dog

With measures being put in place to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, we might be forced to spend more time indoors, but that doesn’t have to mean that we can’t find fun ways to exercise our dogs. Ideas for Indoor Exercise We thought we would share some ideas to keep you and your dog exercised…

Why Do Dog Photography?

By Shooting The Dog

Dog & Pet Photography Specialism I am often asked why I specialise in dog and pet photography. Why not weddings and people portraits?The easy answer is that I love dogs, and most other animals. I enjoy working with them. People just don’t interest me so much. And maybe I just like a challenge! So how…

A Quick Fidget Update

By Shooting The Dog

Many of you know Fidget, the studio dog, either from visiting the studio, meeting him on walkies, or from his facebook page. You may know he suffers from canine epilepsy. So I thought I would give you a quick update on how he is doing and what has happened over the last few months. Back…

2020 – A Brand New Decade

By Shooting The Dog

Happy New Year! That’s it, our Christmas break is over, and we’re back in the shop – so Happy New Year to you all. As we start a brand new decade, we wonder what it has in store for us all. Hopefully, it will be a peaceful time, where we all prosper and take care…

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