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A Shock Picture Session for Milbert! San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Weblog

This photograph session was a shock present for Milbert’s mother! How enjoyable is that?!

(I needed to specify “Milbert’s mother” earlier than you suppose I’m loopy – I imply, I’m fairly positive ALL my photograph periods are a shock for the canines being photographed! Ha!)

Milbert is a rescue canine from Tijuana, and he might have lately turned one yr outdated, however I can promise you he’s nonetheless 100% pet. He’s bought to be one of the crucial sociable pups I’ve met in fairly some time, too: he’s satisfied that all the things and everyone seems to be his good friend! So when he & his mother and father walked into my studio for his or her pre-session session, he was all smiles and able to play. His mother, then again, wanted to pause a second to course of what was taking place: as a result of Milbert’s dad had deliberate our photograph session as a present for her, and he or she had NO thought she’d be assembly a photographer (me) that day! What a enjoyable shock – and fortunately, I’m completely happy to report that after she bought over the preliminary shock, she was very enthusiastic about it! 🙂

After I met Milbert’s mother and father, we came upon we’ve a mutual good friend in widespread: Canine Training! They’re an exquisite canine coaching firm right here in San Diego, and so they do superb work. So Milbert is a piece in progress (aren’t all of us?), and his mother and father are working arduous to show him all the finest manners {that a} Tijuana road canine didn’t fairly develop up with. A excessive vitality labrador generally is a problem to coach at instances, that’s for positive – however his mother and father are doing an excellent job!

His mother and father needed views of the gorgeous San Diego skyline, so we headed over to Coronado and even bought entry to a particular personal dock on the water. Afterwards we headed to Presidio Park, which is a a lot larger area than the small grass patch & dock we had simply come from. So… we let Milbert have just a little freedom off-leash to run round (safely, after all)… and he LET LOOSE with the zoomies! Leaping and bounding far and wide, having the time of his life! I’m telling you, he had the most important smile on his face! And what impressed me probably the most was that after that burst of vitality, he turned the good mannequin canine. He would sit and keep for minutes at a time – when again on Coronado he was bursting with wiggles, too excited to pose for greater than half a second at a time. It was an incredible reminder that just a little train does us good – canines included! It was additionally a pleasant instance of my idea that it’s all the time simpler to {photograph} a canine once they’re drained. Truthfully, my philosophy is solely to let the canine do what they need to do. In case your canine needs to go loopy and run round throughout their photograph session, let’s do it! It helps me get these enjoyable, motion pictures AND it makes them drained sufficient to make sure these “posed”, stationary portraits are a complete lot simpler to seize in a while. Nothing is price forcing. Nothing. If you try to go in opposition to the canine’s needs, the photograph session doesn’t circulate naturally and all the things takes longer, to not point out everybody will get pissed off. So why do issues that method? If you float, you’ll have extra enjoyable and all the things goes extra easily! This photograph session was a nice instance of that. Milbert is a free spirit, that’s for positive – and I’m so glad we let his persona shine!


Milbert is a fortunate canine, he discovered a contented residence together with his mother and father in San Diego. He belongs right here!

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I wasn’t kidding in regards to the zoomies!

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His mother introduced a clutch collection of bandanas. Milbert’s “outfits” had been on level!

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I can’t get sufficient of this face. What a candy boy.


Vincent & Monica, I cherished working with you each for this enjoyable shock photograph session – and I’m excited to see you once more quickly within the studio!

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Allison Shamrell Pet Images

Name: 619.357.6624 // E-mail: Allison@AllisonShamrell.com // Go to: 11828 Rancho Bernardo Highway, Suite 204, San Diego, CA 92128

Voted San Diego’s Greatest Pet Photographer, by the San Diego A-Listing, since 2014

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