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When Dogs Heal New York Shoot

I spent the weekend in New York photographing dogs for ‘When Dogs Heal’ – the project I’ve been working on for the past year with Fred Says. Fred Says (run by a favorite old client of mine) is a non profit organization that funds youth HIV research, education and medical services and is driven by […]

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How To Save Our Animal Shelters

We all know our animal shelters are in trouble. They are understaffed, under funded, and more importantly over crowded. There’s no use in pointing fingers, but when it comes down to it the only place to point is at us humans. Yes, we humans found the canine race early on and formed an unbreakable bond […]

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Behind the Scenes of our Finding Shelter Video

I’ll be launching the Kickstarter fundraising campaign for my Finding Shelter book in a few weeks, and recently met up with my good friend and documentary film maker Eva Moss at the spcaLA to create our Kickstarter video.  Eva filmed me photographing a bunch of amazing spcaLA volunteers for the Finding Shelter series- as always, […]

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Finding Shelter Update

The official Finding Shelter website is live, and I’m really happy with how it looks. It’s also the first website that I built 90% on my own, which I have to say I’m kind of proud about. It certainly took a long time, and lots of coffee, and late nights, and yelling at my computer […]

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A Half Moon Bay Dog Photography Session

Ben and his human live in one of the best parts of Northern California- Half Moon Bay. I was invited to take a magical early morning walk among the cyprus trees at Moss Beach for this Half Moon Bay dog photography session- the light streaming through the branches and the brightness relfecting off the enormous […]

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When Dogs Heal- HIV and Companion Animals

For the past year I’ve been working on a very inspiring and challenging project with an old client of mine from Chicago, Dr Rob Garofalo. Rob was introduced to my work via my father, when while at a doctor’s conference (about some sort of medical thing), Rob found himself flipping through his phone, looking at […]

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Topanga Canyon Dog Portraits

I photographed Roofus, Laddie and Benny up in gorgeous Topanga Canyon recently. High up in the hills of Los Angeles, these Topanga Canyon dog portraits are full of that perfect LA canyon light. It feels a bit similar to my favorite Cape Cod light, but it’s a bit brighter and larger. Photographing dogs in Topanga […]

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How To Photograph Kids and Dogs Together

People often ask me if I have a hard job. I guess they have that old adage in mind ‘Never photograph kids and dogs.’ To be honest, I think this saying was made by a bunch of lazy photographers that just didn’t have the patience or understanding needed to photograph kids and dogs. Because when […]

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