Welcome to Week 11 of the Pet Photography 52 Weeks Project. This week’s theme is “Green”.
WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE DOGS, THE KITTENS COME OUT TO PLAY
When I thought about this week’s theme, the first thing I thought of was how green our outdoor sessions are in Australia at this time of the year compared to my peers on the other side of the planet. I envy their dogs in snow portraits so much as snow is something we will never ever see in my part of the world unless I travel 5 hours from Sydney in the middle of Winter, and even then, most of the snowy areas of NSW in Australia are within National Parks where dogs are strictly prohibited.
I look at massive amounts of green in all the sessions I’m editing right now that were created in parkland settings, so I decided to keep it simple, pick out a couple of green-themed neckerchiefs handmade by the amazing volunteers at animal rescue charity Penny Marathon, and photograph the dogs at the shelter this week. However, I hit a hiccup… I didn’t have any dogs on my list this week to photograph. That’s a good thing… as it means most of the dogs in the holding kennels I saw last week have been reunited with their families.
So I had to rethink my strategy for this week’s theme… so I picked out the tiniest Penny Marathon neckerchief in my kit… and dress one of the kittens. I tried initially with Arcadia who is cat of the week… he wasn’t so keen and tried to chew the yellow pompoms. So, I took some photos of him with my green crocodile squeaky toy instead.
Then I found little Wolfgang chilling out in his day bed. He was quite happy to oblige me with some photos of him rocking the Penny Marathon neckerchief… and he put on his cutest of cute for the camera. How either of these boys haven’t been adopted yet absolutely astounds me!
And check out Wolfgang’s right eye… Green as a leprechaun’s four-leafed clover!
I hope you enjoy these images… I haven’t had time this week to fine edit in PhotoShop so these have just had some basic Lightroom adjustments.
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