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Category Archives: Dogs-Pets

All Things Great and Small

… with a nod to James Herriot’s book of a similar title. This weekend we spent a great deal of time outdoors, cutting down perennials, walking the dogs, and a few photo lessons for my husband. He’s heading out in a couple weeks for his vacation and wanted me to teach him how to use […]

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Dogs in an Autumn Field near Grande Prairie, Alberta

As I’m getting ready for the wedding I’m photographing tomorrow, it seems a good time to pull out some canine photos taken a few weeks ago. These are our two Australian Shepherds, Austin (the red merle) and Pearl (the blue merle). This first one is a common type of portrait, as you can easily tell. […]

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On the Farm

“The fence that makes good neighbors needs a gate to make good friends” ~ Anonymous Think of all the beauty that’s still left in and around you and be happy! ~ Anne Frank Check out some of the previous posts — especially the last one with some lovely canine photos. ~ ~ ~ Photographs Never […]

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Summer Time :: Grande Prairie On Location Photographer

In recent months I have been making a point of ‘drawing out’ from some of my subjects. My tendency is always to capture people fairly close up, filling the frame. Several months ago, I decided I’d make a point of taking more photographs from a distance. I’m enjoying the results. As I have been working […]

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Supporting Cancer in a Positive Way

The book has arrived! My copy of the 2010 Paws for Charity Art Book arrived and I’m so pleased to be included in this incredibly worthy cause. Many thanks go out to Sara Harley for all the work and dedication with this project, now in its second year. I warned you all that I’d be […]

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