Why I learned Self Portraiture

Little known fact for my newer readers, before I was an ethical fashion blogger, before I was a stylist, I was a pet photographer. Well, a photographer in general. I'd studied photography through high school and college before well, other things. I ran my photography biz for nearly 5 years, you can see some of [...]

Shade + Huey, our little fluffy monsters

I refer to my cats as monsters, not because I am mean or dislike them but they can be good little monsters or bad little monsters. I also truly believe that domestic cats are barely domestic, they clearly are more wild than my entirely dependent dog. Our little monsters came to us in 2011, Asher [...]

Murphy, Jazz and Moose {Shelby Clarke Pet Photography, Montrose Colorado}

Murphy, Jazz and Moose's mom and dad won a 1 hour session and $100 product credit from a local Animal Protection League silent auction back when I first arrived to Montrose. We decided better late than never to schedule their session before I head out-of-town for California. These dogs were so fun, and each had [...]

Lily, Mac + Jazz {Colorado Pet Photography} by Shelby Clarke Photography

On April 26th, I was over on the front range photographing the cutest trio of Yorkshire Terriers all rescued by their awesome humans Chris and Stephanie! Meet Lily, Mac and Jazz! Each of these pups ranging in age from about 9-5 years were all adopted! Both Mac and Jazz were from the Pikes Peak Humane [...]

We Nose Paws, Dog Balm and Salve {Product Photography by Shelby Clarke in Montrose, Colorado}

Remember that beautiful Sharpei, Olga, and her mom, Sandra? Well Sandra is not only our local pet trainer at Chow Down but she also makes this *AMAZING* nose and paw balm for your pets! It's amazing and it's ingredients are freaking awesome. When Sandra purchased her session, we included time to take all her product [...]

pet photography and it’s importance

Last night, I got the phone call I knew would come. She was getting old, forgetting things and couldn't seem to settle down. She was our 10 year old Lab. She was a sister to me and Haley. She used to go to the FFA barn with me when she was a baby and she [...]

Sandra and Olga the Sharpei {Montrose, Colorado Pet Photography}

Meet Sandra and her dog, Olga. A 6 year old Sharpei, who is the most awesome, wrinkly-est, and snorty-est Sharpei I have ever met. She is in fact the only Sharpei I have met. Sandra, is our local Dog Trainer here in Montrose, Colorado. Teaching classes at Chow Down Pet Supplies on Main Street. Olga [...]

Maximus the German Shepherd Puppy- Shelby Clarke Pet Photography

Now for those of you who haven't met Mr. Max. He is quiet the adventurous pup. Always pushing the limit and never afraid to try anything...he is also a complete goof ball with the most regal look. How do you say no that that face? I have known Max, since his mom and dad brought [...]

Bella the Beautiful Boston Terrier {pet photography} Shelby Clarke Pet Photography

I had the lovely pleasure of photographing little miss Bella originally from North Carolina and her human parents. We opted to shoot at Red Rocks Canyon Open Space and utilize the beautiful sunset and the diverse colors of the canyon. And with the infamous turquoise chair. Bella's parents clearly love her and I love photographing [...]