The Best of 2009: Dog Portraits {Columbus, Ohio Photographer}

Next stop on my Best of 2009 list – the pet portraits!! This is a tough one, all the dogs I’ve had a chance to photograph in 2009 have been beyond adorable! I really wanted to feature one of each dog from last year, but I was able to narrow it down to the top three. I hope there’s no hurt feelings from any of the pups that I didn’t make the cut for my Best of 2009! I pick my top three based on my style of shooting and really seeing the personality of the dog in the photograph.


Can’t beat a great action shot of this adorable Lhasa-Poo running crazy through the park.

Lhasa-Poo running through the grass on a fall day in Westerville at Heritage Park


I just love the expression on her face!!

Dog with head tilted standing in front of a doorway


And of course, my guy! He just looks so serious in this photograph. This photo of Baxter was one of the People’s Choice Weekly Winners for the Best Friends Animal Photo Contest in November!

Portrait of a beagle lab mix sitting on a bed with a serious look for his portrait

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  • Mary Beth JohnsonJanuary 20, 2010 - 11:08 am

    I love all of them! My vote however goes to the second one! 🙂 I love the expression you caught.

  • SusieJanuary 20, 2010 - 3:30 pm

    Love your dog portraits! They are all beautiful!!

  • AlexaJanuary 20, 2010 - 5:45 pm

    Couldn’t choose between these! They’re all SO cute!!

  • Laurie TerryJanuary 21, 2010 - 12:08 am

    Wow, these are three great images. I’m kinda partial to the second one also. But the last one is pretty awesome too.

  • Lisa AdamsJanuary 21, 2010 - 2:17 pm

    As always, beautiful work!!!

  • laura stoddardJanuary 22, 2010 - 12:13 am

    they are all great. i just love the 2nd one though!

  • JaimeJanuary 22, 2010 - 12:19 pm

    That’s the best action dog shot I have seen! Love it!

  • Ellen DykstraJanuary 22, 2010 - 5:46 pm

    You’ve done a great job of capturing their different personalities, and your dog just melts my heart- love him!

  • @mackphotoMarch 15, 2010 - 7:05 pm

    I just love that top image of the doggie running with all his heart. It’s my fav.

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