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Dog Person of the Day: Vanessa and Luna

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This Dog Person of the Day needs no real introduction. When it came time to cast for the Dog People project, photographing my wife Vanessa and our dog Luna was a no-brainer. Continue reading Dog Person of the Day: Vanessa and Luna

Dog Person of the Day: Jillian & Gali

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Dog Person of the Day: Jillian and Gali

Meet Jillian Fratkin and her dog Gali!

Occupation?  I work at Playclothes Vintage Fashions in lovely Burbank, CA.

Hobbies/Interests?  Improv, museums, hiking, and live music  Continue reading Dog Person of the Day: Jillian & Gali

Dog Person of the Day: Matt and Renge

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Dog Person of the Day: Matt and Renge

I first met Matt when we decided our dogs needed a little “coaching” in the behavior department. Matt’s dog training services came highly recommended Continue reading Dog Person of the Day: Matt and Renge

Dog People of the Day: Leonard, David, and Friends


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Dog People of the Day: David, Leonard, and their Dogs

When I first saw Leonard (featured right) and his caravan of pups walking around the neighborhood I thought “this has got to be one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen”. He was pulling a John Deere wagon with four adorable dogs peeking their heads out and looking like they were having the time of their life. As I was casting for the Dog People photo project I knew that this crew had to be involved. When I approached Leonard about the project, and delighted that he wanted to participate, he told me an interesting story about the rescue of his pugs, Rose and Viola. In his own words:

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Dog Person of the Day: Radhaa, Bella, and Little Girl


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Radhaa Nilia of the Dog People Project

One of the most rewarding aspects of the Dog People project was not just the images that were created, but the wonderful people I had the honor of meeting and working with. Radhaa was certainly one of those people. When she showed up on set with her dogs Bella and Little Girl I knew at that moment it was going to be a great shoot. Radhaa had a vibrant energy that really came through in the photographs. I had actually given her direction to wear something a little more casual and when she arrived in that stunning dress I knew I had made the wrong call. Her selection really added to the scene and gave the portrait more of a painterly quality which I couldn’t have been more pleased with. Now introducing Radhaa…

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