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Bridget Davey Pictures | Worldwide Pet Photographer of the Yr Awards


    Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards 2021


    Phrases to explain this … happy, tremendous comfortable, proud, excited, blessed … WoW. What can I say. After I opened my emails this morning and noticed that my picture of little Miss Daphne in London received the Choose’s Selection and likewise was chosen within the High 25 Canine Portraits on the Worldwide Pet Photographer of the Yr 2021. Daphne was chosen out of 2500 pictures from 45 completely different international locations entered. Cheers with a glass of champagne.

    So right here I used to be, getting into the distinguished Worldwide Pet Photographer of the Yr competitors. 

    The Awards are an annual celebration of the artistry and ability {of professional} pet photographers from throughout the globe. This 12 months, greater than 2500 pet portraits had been submitted by pet photographers situated in 52 international locations and, from these, simply 25 portraits had been shortlisted by a panel of professional judges.The general 2021 Winner of the Worldwide Pet Photographer of the Yr is Veronika Šandorová  from SLOVAKIA.

    About The Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards:
    The Worldwide Pet Photographer of the Yr Awards is in its third 12 months.
    For extra data go to: The Awards are hosted by Caitlin J. McColl and Kirstie McConnell of the Pet Photographers Membership. and judged by a panel {of professional} pet photographers; Cat Race, Craig Turner Bullock, Alice Loder, Caitlin McColl, and final 12 months’s winner, Sara Glawe. For extra details about The Membership and their podcast go to: 

    A month later or so, I acquired an electronic mail, saying my picture was below the 100 greatest Portrait submissions. Comply with by one other electronic mail, my picture has been shortlisted within the 25 greatest Pet Portraits. Actually? Wow that is superb. 

    And a few days later my picture of little Miss Daphne received one of many prestigious Judges Selection Awards. Mine acquired judged anonymously by Cat Race, who’s one other superb Canine Photographer from the UK. 

    I used to be so comfortable and excited to have my portrait of Daphne chosen by the judges and have received one of many Judges’ Selections. It’s fantastic to see a pure picture being chosen. On this main and extremely revered pet pictures award, in opposition to such stiff worldwide competitors! It’s an honour to be recognised!

    The picture was captured throughout Daphne’s personal on Location Picture Shoot at London’s Trafalgar Sq.. As Daphne is such a small canine, so I made a decision to pop her on to the fountain to get a greater perspective of the little canine within the huge metropolis. The shoot is solely taken in pure mild and solely mild edited to maintain the shoot pure wanting. As Daphne is a professional, she was fantastic to work with and he or she merely rocked the shoot. 
    Daphne and her people had been additionally so comfortable and proud. Daphne messaged me and woofed how thrilled and delighted she was. Specifically as her picture was now printed everywhere in the world, from London to New York to Australia. She is a really well-known little Sausage now.

    So make certain to comply with her on Instagram:

    So right here it’s, The successful picture of Daphne in London. 

    And the behind the scene shot … please excuse my roots, we’re simply popping out of lockdown and hairdressers have a really lengthy ready listing. 

    And after all of us acquired notified about our wins and achievements, information acquired maintain of it and our work acquired printed everywhere in the world, from London to New York to Australia. Listed below are a few publications: UK – Telegraph and Every day Mail, US – New York Submit. I might need accomplished just a little comfortable dance 😀

    A bit of bit about myself, in case you’re new right here. 

    I’m a broadcast Pet & Canine Photographer with bases in Beds, Bucks, Herts and London and obtainable for personal and industrial commissions all through the UK and the EU. 

    I have been working as a Canine Photographer since 2012 and has photographed over a whole lot of canine and likewise cats and horses. I additionally volunteer at Animal Rescues and create a yearly Calendar for the Appledown Rescue, elevating funds for the canine. So in case you want a calendar for 2022, do get in contact. 

    I began my enterprise due to my coronary heart canine Porthos the Beagle, who helped me see the world by canine eyes. Now I’m sharing my life with my husband and my Beagles Lucy and Archie, which have their very own Instagram web page ( ).

    And when I’m not photographing canine, I’m working as photographer for Woburn Safari Park, capturing the wild aspect of Bedfordshire’s one and solely Safari Park. 

    Being a Canine Photographer actually is the very best job ever. It’s enjoyable and you’ll cuddle canine all day lengthy. And also you get Kisses. Heaps and many Kisses. Tongues to surprise deep in to your ears or nostril, you find yourself with slobber throughout over your hair and garments, and I believe a day photographing canine is the very best EVER!  

    The Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards are organised by The Pet Photographers Membership. Pet photographer and award organisers, Caitlin J. McColl and Kirstie McConnell of the Pet Photographers Membership, stated: “It has been so fantastic to see the pet pictures business rising and thriving, significantly during the last decade. We actually consider that as an business and a occupation, pet pictures is coming into its personal. These Awards create the chance for us to have a good time the unimaginable expertise of pet photographers world wide, and the enjoyment that animals deliver to our lives. All these shortlisted must be extremely happy with what they’ve achieved throughout the Awards this 12 months!” 

    An enormous Awooof from Bridget and The Beagles 


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    Bridget Davey is a Skilled Canine Photographer, working round Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and London, capturing the essence of your canine with all their cuteness and silliness.