Photographing cloned pets

 

Photo by Tony Giese Photography

Cloned Cocker Spaniel puppy photographed at Ponce Inlet Jetties, Florida.

Cloning the preservation of  your pet dog allows you to recreate and carry on your loved pet to a genetic twin – I recently had the enjoyment in photographing this cloned adorable puppy sharing many of her original mothers character and features.

Sunrise on Daytona Beach with cloned puppy.

This beautiful Cocker Spaniel puppy was coned from her mothers genes producing almost a perfect indistinguishable twin dog.

White Cocker Spaniel

Sleeping Cocker Spaniel reflection in studio on glass.

We as pet lovers enjoy photographing pet portraits by capturing outstanding images that we will be proud memories lasting a lifetime.

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Daytona Beach Boat Christmas Parade

Daytona Beach, Forida embraces its holiday season when it shows off it’s Christmas parades. You have to take a look on the Halifax River.

Boats in Christmas parade heading north up the Halifax river.

Almost dusk and still light out as the boats head north up the Halifax River.

Up and down river they go, as the traditional holiday parade starts heading under all three main Daytona Beach bridges on the Halifax River to the starting point in everything from small motorboats to multimillion-dollar yachts.

Starting point for parade at dusk

Decorated boats heading north on Halifax river for meeting point near the Seabreeze Bridge.

Reflecting thousands of lights on the water create a unique holiday experience while passengers celebrate with speakers playing out holiday tunes.

Costumed passengers gather for photograph on front of cruising yacht.

Costumed passengers gather for photograph on front of cruising yacht.

Free to the public every December: Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade, Daytona Beach. The event starts on north side of the Seabreeze Bridge at dusk and parades south under the Main Street Bridge, ISB Bridge, Silver Beach Bridge before being judged at Halifax River Yacht Club. There are many viewing locations along the Halifax River, including the yacht club channel river bank, the dock on the channel next to Halifax River Marina, and north side of the entrance to the Daytona Marina and Boat Works. You best arrive early to find parking and prime viewing locations.

Partying with santa on the brilliantly decorated boat parading down the Halifax River, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Partying with santa on the brilliantly decorated boat parading down the Halifax River, Daytona Beach, Florida.

There is something magical about taking your family or loved one out to this colorful, fun boat parade during the holiday season!

Lighted boat in Christmas Parade heading for ISB Bridge, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Lighted boat in Christmas Parade heading for ISB Bridge, Daytona Beach, Florida.

This is one of the best ways to be getting into the start of Christmas spirit as lights reflect off rippled water with holiday sounds in the distance from extravagantly decorated vessels.

The boats colorful lighted reflections stand out in the darkness of the Halifax River, Daytona Beach, Florida.

The boats colorful lighted reflections stand out in the darkness of the Halifax River.

Daytona Beach has this spectacular event every year creating a nice hometown feel.

The brilliant colored boats navigating through marina for judging at Halifax River Yacht Club, Daytona Beach, Florida.

The brilliant colored boats navigating through marina for judging at Halifax River Yacht Club, Daytona Beach, Florida.

By spending an evening with family and friends you will be getting into the spirit of the starting holiday season by peacefully relaxing and viewing colorful boats drifting away.

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Minnesota Fall Colors

As a professional photographer visiting family at Maple Grove, Minnesota during the peak season of fall foliage colors, I enjoy bringing my Nikon d800 camera for a hike at Elm Creek Park Preserve.

Fall colors on foggy morning with bridge crossing over Elm Creek, Elm Park Preserve, Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Foggy fall morning of bridge crossing Elm Creek, Maple Grove, Minnesota.

So nice to see and photograph the brilliant tree colored reflections early morning as if a landscape was painted and ready to frame.  The early morning fog helps add distance to the landscape, steadied by a tripod for bracketing exposures to create colorful HDR images.

Fall leaf colors at Maple Grove

A painted pallet of fall foliage color, Maple Grove, Minnesota.

As you walk the the trails near Elm Creek you see all types of trees, some are labeled by the park for identification. Many have beautiful colorful branches touching the water.

Red Maple leaves over foggy Elm Creek.

Balancing on a log out on the river, I almost slipped and fell as I photographed this brilliant colored maple tree branch reaching out over a foggy Elm Creek.

The best showing of glowing golden-orange-crimson fall colors are right here in central United States at Elm Creek Park Preserve, Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Foggy morning on Elm Creek, Lone red tree reflecting into the creek

One lone red tree on Elm Creek creates center of interest the foggy river reflects back into the distance.

It’s fun as a artist hunting for seasonal peak colors eager to see and photograph the many variety of hues October has to offer in Minnesota. There are so many lakes and parks to choose from as trees reaching their color peaks.

Wooden fence with fallen tree branch against colorful fall leaves.

Fallen tree branch crossing wooden fence leads your eyes around composition of this fall colored image.

Mixed coniferous and deciduous forests have shown a wide array of color for only one to two weeks, making these peak times for good for a fall color road trip.

Look into checking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ fall color finder for the latest updates across Minnesota.

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Dog Photography

Bicycling with two dogs

The joy of bike trailering a Golden Retriever with Pomeranian riding in basket.

Bring out your dog’s amazing character with a successful photograph! If your dog is active, show them running, jumping, swimming or performing their own trick in action.

Rescue dog running on Daytona Beach, Florida.

This rescue dog loves running on the Daytona Beach, Florida.

It’s important to get down to their level. As a pet photographer will look through your dog’s world from his or her point of view!  It’s best to lay on the ground and shoot from the dog’s perspective.

Portrait of Red Standard Poodle

Standard Red Poodle with matching flowers.

It’s important to bring treats or peanut butter to every dog photography session. This provides your dog with a affectionate reward helping you create a positive experience when your pet sees that camera. This action will quickly enhance a confident association in your dog’s attention, and the rest is all tail wagging experience!

All standard poodles birthday party with homemade cake.

Standard Poodle birthday party.

Most dogs do not want to sit still and have a keen sense of good smells, for they need to sniff every few feet in all other directions. Pet photography requires a lot of patience. If you’re even-tempered enough, they will end up by simmering down and you will have the circumstance to capture that amazing moment in your dog’s photograph. So helpful in understanding a dog sensitive environment around them and most especially – a photographer’s positive energy.

Love face of older Golden Retriever.

Love face Golden Retriever.

Take your time and enjoy trying new approaches with different angles and exciting visual compositions in photographing your dog. Shoot a lot of photos with a telephoto and or a wide angle giving you interesting results you can later edit. Experiment by using different lenses. Filling the frame with your pet’s face and big eyes and tight close up shots often make beautiful dog portraits.

Two standard poodles

Beautiful Standard Poodles.

It’s best to let your dog play discreetly. Once you have, you are all ready to call for him by making sounds from some type of squeaky toy or noise maker. This will surprise your dog and catch it’s attention, providing the alert pose to snap that perfect image.

Portrait of blue eyed dog and owner on Daytona Beach, FL

Blue eyes match in this portrait of a girl with her dog on Daytona Beach, Florida.

Your dogs eyes can be very expressive. Focus on keeping sharp eyes is important in every kind of portrait photography. “Eyes are the window to the soul.”

Pomeranian Portrait

Smiling Pomeranian on the run.

Dusk Family portrait session with two dogs at Lighthouse Point Park, Ponce Inlet, Florida.

Family portrait session with two dogs at Lighthouse Point Park, Ponce Inlet, Florida.

Black dog jumping across the water

Black dog chasing mullet on the river.

Wet Goldern Retriever on river bank.

Wet Goldern Retriever enjoying the Intracoastal water.

Dog chasing stick into water.

Chocolate Lab jumping off dock into lake.

Golden Retriever exploring marsh grass.

Golden Retriever exploring marsh grass.

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