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Meet Erin Vey

I am a dog lover first.

A photographer second.

By some random chance of fate, I was able to combine the two loves into the coolest job ever: A Dog Photographer

I grew up in a family where dogs were always an integral part of our lives and most importantly, members of the family. Most of my childhood was spent with various Basset Hounds of the lovable but extremely stubborn variety. We never had less than 2 at any given time, sometimes 3, and the occasional stray that one of us would bring home for a visit.

After a short stint doing portrait work, which I still love, I realized my true calling is capturing the essence and personality of dogs. Upon reflection, I feel that my time doing portrait work was not wasted. Because of it, my experience with portrait work flows beautifully into working with people and their dogs.

My husband and I are owned by the fabulous Miss Gracie, a 5 year old Great Dane who brings energy and life into our house. You’ll see her around here a lot, she loves having her portrait taken (at least I like to think so).  She is a complete Diva and if you stick around long enough, you'll know what I'm talking about!

What an amazing adventure this has been so far. I’m so glad you are here experiencing it with me.

Monthly Archives: April 2008

Lola

Her official name is Lola Bean Wood. These next two shots make me laugh because to get her attention I was grabbing handfulls of grass and letting them float down around her face. She was jumping to catch them. Grass is yummy! A single piece of grass stuck to her face. But I liked it,...

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Look Twice

Over time, I have learned to look twice through my viewfinder before I leave a particular setting. The first time I look through it is to actually visualize what type of shot I want to take. The second time I look through it is to see if there is anything I need to move, eliminate,...

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Medium Sam

Sweet little Sam is not so little anymore, but has stayed just as sweet as he was at 7 weeks. Now that above sentence would be a perfect tongue twister. Say it again 3 times in a row. Here is the little fluffball at 7 weeks Those whiskers (on the right) make me want to...

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Basking

Even dogs do a little sunbathing every now and then. This is one of my new favorite shots. Lola

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