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Ohdinn’s studio session was a gift from his mom’s best friend. He’s getting up there, and they wanted to bring him in while he still had some pep. If this silly, happy old man doesn’t make you smile, I’m not sure we can be friends anymore.
ohdinn3 ohdinn :: twin cities studio pet photography
Extreme sideways tongue.
ohdinn ohdinn :: twin cities studio pet photography
ohdinn4 ohdinn :: twin cities studio pet photography
ohdinn2 ohdinn :: twin cities studio pet photography
ohdinn5 ohdinn :: twin cities studio pet photography

This was a fun crew to shoot! Hope and Wally are the matching Italian Greyhounds, Mordy is the spotted black and white bun, and Bella is the 10 year old brown and white cutie. With little animals like rabbits (and cats) I like to bring a small “studio” setup along to clients’ homes. It gives us a little more variety, plus I just like how they look in the simple studio style.
wally11 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally2 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
This next one isn’t a technically great image, but it’s horrifying and I love it. 
wally3 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally6 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally7 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally5 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally8 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally9 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography
wally10 hope + wally + mordy + bella :: minneapolis dog and bunny photography

Drummer wasn’t supposed to have a Joy Session. He was scheduled for a regular studio session, and at 13 years old, he was doing really well. Then two days before our session, he went to the U of M and was found to have a cancerous tumor in his spleen. Even with surgery, his life expectancy would only be about 1 to 3 months. Thank you, Drummer, for coming in and braving a photo shoot so soon after your devastating news. You’re a very sweet boy.
drummer3 drummer :: joy session :: twin cities dog photographer
drummer drummer :: joy session :: twin cities dog photographer
drummer2 drummer :: joy session :: twin cities dog photographer

Parker’s mom does a lot of work with Pet Haven, where we’ve met in passing at a couple of events. When her beautiful old boy, Parker, was diagnosed with cancer, she called me right away. We had a rainy, gloomy day for our session, but I think we got some great images. He passed away just 4 weeks after our session, and 2 weeks after that, they learned their other dog, Frank, has renal disease. They caught it early, and hopefully he won’t need his own Joy Session any time soon, but needless to say, it’s been a tumultuous summer for their family.
parker2 parker :: joy session :: minneapolis dog photos
parker3 parker :: joy session :: minneapolis dog photos
This is Parker’s “sincerity paw.”
parker parker :: joy session :: minneapolis dog photos
parker4 parker :: joy session :: minneapolis dog photos