About

I spend my life with my 5 dogs (and my husband!), and I photograph other people’s dogs, as well as being a qualified dog trainer. We have 5 dogs, and they frequently appear in my images – they all love being in my studio and they're pretty good posers! Hobson the English setter is our latest addition and he has his own Facebook page and Instagram!

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Photo by Clare Forster Photography
Photo by Clare Forster Photography

What an amazing job I have, it is great fun and such a privilege to create everlasting memories for folk who adore their animals like I do mine.

I mostly shoot at my studio at my home in Surrey, or I can meet you at a location like your favourite walk, and several times a year I do special beach shoots when I’m at my place in Norfolk. I create beautiful art for you to hang on your walls, from framed prints, to box canvasses and gorgeous acrylic blocks for your desk or mantelshelf.

I photograph all the covers for Dogs Today Magazine and Dogs Monthly Magazine which is a huge honour and has been an incredible experience as there’s usually a special story behind each cover dog.

Sometimes I even photograph people too, usually with their dogs which is great, capturing that loving relationship between human and dog.

For ten years previously, I worked as a animal trainer on tv and movies, training dogs and cats to do lots of fun things.  So I have vast experience of how to encourage an animal to be co-operative in front of the camera. Obviously, sausages help a lot too! Seriously though, don’t worry at all if your pet is ‘untrained’ as that really doesn’t matter. I have had numerous supposedly unruly dogs in my studio and have got super shots of all of them.  The animal’s welfare is always at the forefront of my mind, I want them to be happy and to enjoy the experience!

I also work as a dog behaviourist, helping dogs that have difficulties being sociable.

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Please do have a look at my portfolio, and get in touch if you’d like to book a shoot. If you follow me on Facebook you’ll see what I’ve been up to lately.