Okay, I'll be honest. By "pet" I mean "dog." That's the only kind of pet I have any real experience with, except for a horrible chameleon that once caused my stepson's room to stink to high heaven and forced us to bring live cricketsinto our home, one of which I stepped on in the middle of the night, and another of which I saw crawling up my husband's back as he sat on the edge of our bed removing his socks. The stuff nightmares are made of.
But dogs. Oh, how I've loved my dogs.
This week, I was a guest on a very fun episode of The Paperclipping Roundtable, where we talked about photographing and scrapbooking pets (but really, just cats and dogs). I thought I'd post a quick round-up of some of the dog-related pages I've created over the years, some of which were mentioned on the show.
Tip: Stage a shot to capture a particular Our sweet Ruby, a dogue de bordeaux or French Mastiff, would lie in wait to hear anyone say the word "walk," and if she heard it uttered even in a completely different context ("Has anyone seen the wok? I'm in the mood for Chinese food."), she would race to sit at your feet and stare at you with great anticipation. We teased her a bit by saying the magic word over and over while trying to capture her expression. And then we took her on a walk.