Gunnie’s Holiday Card Portrait Session | Ohio Pet Photographer

Trips home are never rest and relaxation for me – photo sessions, visiting family and nights out with friends keep me busy every minute I’m there. When I was in Boardman the other weekend, my mother requested that I squeeze in her West Highland White Terrier’s portrait session for this year’s holiday cards. We planned this session better than last year’s, which you can see here.

Gunnie was just a few days from turning two and boy, he was in a “terrible two” mood that day. Little guy couldn’t focus on me or the camera because he was so concerned with everything going on around him at Boardman Park. I always wonder what people near by think is going on while I’m laying on the ground making strange noises to get a dog’s attention, that day was no different! Luckily, I was ready with my camera for those times that he would take a break and look over at me. For those of you familiar with the park, I really wanted to take a photograph of Gunnie in front of the St. James Meeting House red door. I should have known better that on Saturday afternoon in the fall there would be a wedding starting just as we got there. But, right by St. James was a cute little blue building that quickly replaced the red door for a great backdrop.

And, if you’re curious, the adorable Ohio State University dog sweater is from Moochie and Company. My mom had been in Columbus a few weeks before the session and we made a special trip to Moochie to pick out a Christmas sweater for him and left with an OSU sweater instead. She has yet to decide which photo to use for her holiday cards – so if you stop by, leave a comment to help her decide!

West Highland White Terrier sitting in front of old blue door with his head tilted and paw up in the air.

Westie in winter sweater sitting in the grass at the park with fall folliage

White dog in Ohio State Buckeyes sweater at the park

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  • TiffanyNovember 4, 2010 - 9:53 am

    These are gorgeous! Great work!

  • Shelly Keefe Photography | Charleston PhotographerNovember 4, 2010 - 8:07 pm

    Oh my, how adorable! Love the sweater!

  • ClaireNovember 5, 2010 - 3:37 pm

    He is so cute. Love the sweater too! Great shots!

  • Petra KingNovember 6, 2010 - 8:18 pm

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Ellen {Kalamazoo MI photographer}November 10, 2010 - 9:43 am

    Gunnie is just adorable, and these are wonderful pet portraits! Love the blue door background- the color and texture are a perfect combination with him!

  • ChristyBNovember 10, 2010 - 3:23 pm

    Cute! Love the sweater.

  • ConnieJanuary 8, 2015 - 7:05 pm

    I would so love to know where this Ohio State Buckeyes dog sweater was purchased. I want one for my dog Brutus. Thank you for any information.

    Connie Brewster.

    GOOOOO BUCKS!!!!!!!!

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