Meet Kim

I’m Kim (that’s me in the photo above with my adorable dogs).
And in case you didn’t know, I absolutely adore my pet clients!
Pet owners and I share a love of pet hair, drool, and peanut butter.
Oh, and also the understanding that our pets in most situations, come first.

If you are interested to know a tiny bit about me you can read on…..
I started photographing animals in 2017 when a friend asked me to photograph a few long term shelter dogs. I had already been a photographer since 2009, by my love of the shelter dog photos turned into an actual pet photography brand, and extension of my human photography brand, Picture the Love.

I’ve photographed hundreds of animals in various settings, all with varying personalities.
From the fearful and shy, to the exuberant and outgoing, and everything in between.
Photographing animals requires patience, speed and accuracy, and did I mention PATIENCE! It does require the ability to understand animal body language and to truly see the nuances of a head tilt, eye shift, or tongue flip. To know that lip licking is not always good, but at times can refer to nervousness. And it all really matters when you’re trying to communicate with, while at the same time, capture a pets likeness in a photo.

So for you, if the thought of a professional pet portrait gracing your walls has ever crossed your mind, please do reach out to book a session with me. I promise you wont regret it! I know you feel the same as I do and that our pets are truly worth it!

I can’t wait to meet both you and them.
I can’t wait to hear how you found each other and the bond that you have with them. I can’t wait to hear about their nicknames and what goofy or bizarre behaviors they do around your house.
I can’t wait to see you radiate with excitement about what we are able to create.
See you soon!
xoxo, Kim

Coursework / Certificates:
*Franklin County Dog Shelter Volunteer since 2016
*HeartsSpeak Member since 2018
*Fear Free Shelter Certification 2019
*Instinct Dog Behavior and Training Leash Reactivity Certification 2019
*Canine Body Language in the Shelter Environment Certificate 2019
*Maddie’s Institute Shelter Canine Body Language 2016
*Current New Volunteer Trainer
*Current Shelter Volunteer Engagement Committee Lead
*Bach Flower Essences I accreditation
*Currently enrolled in Canine Myo-Manipulative Functional Therapy course for certification

Pets I’ve Owned:
Dogs, cats, fish (many variety), parakeets, bearded dragons, hamsters, rats, mice.