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Farley the Bernese Mountain Canine San Diego Pet Photographer Allison Shamrell ~ The Weblog


    Farley is the story of the photograph session that just about by no means was. We had been truly scheduled to fulfill a yr in the past, however nearly any problem beneath the solar that would probably postpone a photograph session (medical points, scheduling conflicts, inclement climate) occurred. So with a saga like that main as much as the day of our photograph session, I used to be virtually pinching myself that I lastly acquired to {photograph} this good-looking boy! (He truly visited my studio a yr in the past to say “good day”, and though I remembered him I’m undecided he remembered me on the photograph session… however that’s okay as a result of we had been rapidly in a position to get acquainted once more!)

    Farley is the sweetest 4-year-old Bernese mountain canine. Strangers cease him & his household on the road to take his image, so I contemplate myself a really fortunate photographer to have him all to myself for an hour and a half straight, haha! He did an outstanding job and I couldn’t recover from his good-looking smile. His obedience is fantastic, and I discovered it very candy how attentive he was to his dad and mom. At one level his dad went again over to their automobile to get one thing, and all Farley wished to do was watch him as he walked away. He even went to face proper by his mother (as if to not lose her too?!) whereas ready for dad to return from that veryyyy lengthy, 15-second stroll to the automobile and again. 🙂 It was so cute the way in which he stored such rapt concentrate on his dad and mom. They even informed me that after they’re in a brand new place for some time, he finally decides that that spot is his new house… after which he’ll bark at different individuals for getting into into his household’s new territory! It was straightforward to see how a lot he’s devoted to his mother and pa, and vice versa. It made capturing their connection as a household virtually easy!

    We began our photograph session at San Dieguito County Park, and it was stunning as at all times. One of many many explanation why it’s a favourite location of mine is as a result of this park was comparatively crowded that day – and but we had been capable of finding a large space all to ourselves. Even when it’s “packed” we are able to make it work! Farley was in a position to have some house to run round and have enjoyable. He additionally discovered heaps to eat, together with grass, filth, snacks from different individuals’s picnics, extra grass, and treats that we introduced. I might say that he loved himself…!

    After our time on the park, we headed to the seaside. Farley isn’t used to seashores with waves, since he normally goes to Fiesta Island, which is a seaside inside a bay. So he would get slightly nervous after which slightly courageous after which slightly nervous once more because the waves got here. However he acquired comfy finally – which I do know for a truth since he nearly laid down within the waves at one level! He’s undoubtedly a water canine, so I believe it’s protected to say that we had a profitable photograph session – and a ton of enjoyable!


    What a good-looking smile. Farley is mainly a supermodel.

    bernese mountain dog

    Motion images? Say no extra, Farley is at all times able to run.

    bernese mountain dog running

    We lucked out with attractive, gentle colours within the sky on the seaside. It was merely a phenomenal day!

    bernese mountain dog sitting at the beach

    Stefan & Leanne, thanks a lot for introducing me to Farley – and letting me {photograph} him a yr later! ? I’m excited to share the remainder of our pictures with you very quickly!


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    Allison Shamrell Pet Images

    Name: 619.357.6624 // E mail: // Go to: 11828 Rancho Bernardo Street, Suite 204, San Diego, CA 92128

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

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