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Lover1969

Lover1969

Columbus, United States

I own six dogs. I couldn’t find a pet photographer in the Columbus Georgia area, so I took matters into my own hands. I started off by buying a Nikon D40. I learned everything I could about photography from other photographers and reading about photography on the internet. I then bought studio lighting. So many people thought my work was good so I decided to see if our local Humane Society could use a photographer. They did. So now I do photo shoots every week at the Humane Society. It has really helped find the animals homes quicker. Then I decided to open up a pet photography business here in Columbus. I have been in business now for a little over 3 years. I love being around animals and I love capturing that perfect pose. I hope you enjoy viewing my gallery.

My current photography gear is: Nikon D3/D700/Two Alien Bee 800’s

You can see more of my work at my business website: http://www.tcpetphoto.photos
You can look me up on FB as well:
https://www.facebook.com/TCPETPHOTO

My first purchase on RB:

  • Age: 47
  • Joined: November 2008

Journal

Things didn't go well

Well I went to the UKC dog show in Perry on Saturday and guess what, I was banned from taking photos. / Here’s how it went: / Friday evening I spoke with Anita about being able to sell my photos from the event. I wanted to make sure that I wouldn’t get in any trouble. She said that she checked with the club members and it wouldn’t be a problem. / I arrived there Saturday at 10:3…
Posted over 6 years – 17 comments

Frustrated and disappointed

I had a good cry today. Let me explain: / Two weeks ago a friend of mine that works for the AKC and UKC events asked me to come to a UKC show in Perry Ga. She said I could set up my studio and take some portrait photos for anyone that may want to have their dog’s photo taken. She also wanted me to take action shots. I agreed immediately. I never pass up the opportunity to take photos of any…
Posted over 6 years – 14 comments

I just don't get it

As some of you know I’m a beginner photographer. I have only been doing photography now for about 10 months. I absolutely love it, but here is what bothers me the most: Other photographers. / I have been to several different dog events during the past couple of months and during these events I see other photographers there. Being the nice person that I am, I often walk over to them and chec…
Posted about 7 years – 25 comments

Very sad

Yesterday I had to make the worst decision of my life, do we put our dog down. How unfair can life be? I think all pet owners have this dreaded decision to make in their lives at one time or another. Never an easy decision to make. / What makes it so bad is that Lestat was only 7 years old. He still had several years of life to live. I failed him and I feel so guilty about it. How can money be th…
Posted about 7 years – 12 comments
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