Studio sessions

If you are looking for a stunning portrait of your pet but don’t want any of the background distractions then this is the perfect Pet Photography Session for you.

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Book your session

Simply follow the links below to get in touch and book your session. Full payment is due at the time of booking so we don't have to worry about any paperwork on the day of the session. 


Get ready

You will receive a questionnaire to fill out ahead of your session, this will ask questions about your pets temperament, their likes and dislikes, and which images from the website are your favorite so we know what to aim for in the session.


The day of the session

This is where the magic happens. Leave all worries and expectations at the door and just enjoy yourself. 





The gallery arrives

Usually within a week of your session you will receive a gallery full of beautiful images. You will have 3 days to choose your images or upgrade to include all of them. You will also be able to order prints, frames and albums so take a good look around and see what catches your eye.


Your images are in

Once you have chosen your files just click download and they will be downloaded to your computer immediately. You will also have the chance in your gallery to order prints, frames, calendars and cards so be sure to have a look around. 


Session fee £295

I have worked to put together a session fee for you that not only works as a wonderful gift to yourself but will also work as a gift for a loved one. All of my sessions can be purchased as gift vouchers, beautifully presented in a luxury gift box.

What is included in my session fee?

  • A session of up to 60 minutes
  • A variety of differently colored backdrops to choose from
  • All dogs from within the same household (only 2 large dogs at a time)
  • 10 digital files for you to download from your online gallery
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My dog won’t sit still

I have photographed the bounciest dogs you have ever seen in my studio. Luckily we only need them to sit still for a moment or two and I have a whole arsenal of noisemakers from squeaks to duck calls to keep their attention.

Before the session begins I will always allow time for the dogs to sniff around the studio and for them to get used to me. I will also have a variety of treats in the studio so unless your dog is on a special diet there is no need to bring your own.

If we are really struggling we can always resort to clipping them on their lead briefly and I can edit that out in post-production but I have only ever had to do this once and that was because we had three bouncy labs in the studio all at the same time.

What happens during the session?

Your dog’s photoshoot will take place in my home studio in Barleythorpe. The studio is on the top floor so please be sure to inform me if your dog is unable to walk upstairs as we will need to make special arrangements for the session.

When in the studio we will give your dog time to sniff around and get used to the environment before we start. I will show them all of the camera equipment and we will check that they are ok with the flash in a controlled manner.

Next, it is time to choose your backdrop colors, usually, we can get at least two in a studio session but if your dog is particularly happy having their photo taken we can sometimes increase this to 3-4. I have a wide range of options to choose from so there is something for everyone.

The Artwork

Your session fee includes 10 digital files because I know how important sharing is these days, but why invest in this incredible session only to let those beautiful images sit on your hard drive?  

To make it super easy for you, when you receive your online gallery you will also have access to my online store, here you will be able to purchase a range of products including mounted prints, frames and albums.

Limited on wall space? You can also opt for an image box that will showcase your beloved images for decades to come.


More from the blog

Check out the blog to learn more about what is inolved in a pet portrait session with Rutland pet photography