Our first ever sale is happening now!

It’s a new year and we’ve got lots of great things in the works. So why not celebrate by giving back!
Any digital portrait sessions purchased between now and February 14th will be half off!!
You only need to purchase the session prior to 2/14. You can book the session at your convenience.

The digital portrait session is regularly $900 (now $450) and includes the following:

• Up to two hour photo session for two pets and two people at any location of your choice.
• 15 professionally edited high-res images of your choice provided in black/white and color via web download.

* Sales tax will be added to final purchase
* Session must be pre-paid in full to receive discounted rate.

See additional details on the digital portrait sessions here.
Looking forward to photographing you!

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Commercial work for Whole Foods new pet food line, Whole Paws

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It’s pretty hard to keep a secret for over 8 months!! The wait is over and I can finally share the amazing news! This past January I had the pleasure of photographing 25+ dogs and cats for Whole Foods new pet food line, Whole Paws.

The casting included tons of great cats and dogs, almost solely from Whole Foods employees. We all knew the challenges of photographing real pets, as opposed to animal talent, but luckily I have quite a bit of experience in that arena. Whole Foods also wanted natural environments for our pets so all dogs were shot on location at a downtown park and all cats were photographed in their homes. The cats had the better end of this deal since we unfortunately had a very chilly and cold two weeks of shooting. We created so many fantastic images and I’m really happy with the end result!

I’ve included all of the packaging below and some of my favorite outtakes from the shoots. You’ll have to check out the product yourself to see even more adorable images on the back of each product. I love that they even talk about how these are “Real Pets – Not Actors” and every pet’s name and age is included. My own cat, Tuna (the long-haired/long-whiskered Calico), even got in on the action and she’s totally let the whole thing go to her head.

There’s also some really great in-store marketing in the pet aisle that utilized many of the images as well. Each store is a bit different but I know the flagship store here in Austin, TX has a super cute cutout bone that features Finch, the French Bulldog. I snapped an iPhone pic of it and a few others below.

I had an amazing crew on this shoot and the Whole Foods team was absolutely wonderful to work with. Thank you Whole Foods Market for a really wonderful opportunity!

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Some of my favorite outtakes

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A few in-store marketing images in the flagship store in Austin, TX

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Whole Foods is also promoting a pet photo contest from Oct 1-Oct 11 and you can find details here: https://apps.facebook.com/wholefoodsinthebag/contests/327641


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Nicole - Thanks so much John and thanks for your kind words. I will!! ;)

John Waire - WOW! Truly truly good schtuff Nicole…and so well deserved. Whole Foods is the lucky one here :) Keep up the GREAT work…

Mr. Natural and Honey

Mr. Natural (feline) and Honey (canine) belong to the lovely Phil and Christy Curcuru. These four make a terribly beautiful family. Don’t you agree? Plus, how many dogs and cats do you know that love on each other this much? These two are made for each other. I love that they are like a little yin/yang with their black and white colors too. So, so cute.

On a side note, Christy is an amazing jewelry designer and you should definitely check her stuff out! Growing Jewelry

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