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Dog Photographer | Meet Alana

As dog owners we all have stories to tell, and the story of my family has always included pets!  I grew up with dogs and a kitty named “Boo,” and when I was independent enough to own a dog I adopted Tess in 2006.

Tess was my greatest companion and friend, loyal to a fault and wiser than many.  When I married David in 2008 he got a “package deal”!

We adopted a hound mix in 2010.  His antics and personality really livened things up around our home!

In August of 2012 we lost our sweet angel, and anchor of our home- Tess.  The final weeks with her and the loss of her companionship in our home really drove me to take life into perspective.  Her passing was a significant loss in my life, but the truth is she left me with a gift – a change in perspective.

It is out of that loss that I have gained perspective on what I really want to share through my photography, showcasing pet photography through portraits, at weddings, events, or family photos including your dogs!

In the age of digital overload, I want to give your family a beautiful, tangible, and high-quality product you can immediately display in your home.  I strive to showcase true to life images, cherished keep-sakes.

ABJ Photography is available throughout Georgia and the southeast!  Please click on the CONNECT button above to book your session or find out more about our services!

(Below: Family trip to Fairhope, AL with our two fur-babies, Mason and Magnolia)


Atlanta Dog Photographer | Moose, Cooper, and Cornchip

Last weekend I had the pleasure of traveling to East Atlanta for a pet photography session!  I had so much fun with Moose (Sr. Chocolate lab), Cooper (5 year old Golden Retriever), and Cornchip (Beagle mix rescue)!  These three are full of personality and even though Moose was not a big fan of the camera I think we were still able to capture some of his charming personality- he is a sweet boy!  We enjoyed a beautiful afternoon outside, and I hope these guys slept well that night, they did such a great job working for the camera and we had a lot of fun.

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Milton Senior Portraits | Taylor

The Milton Ladies Lacrosse team holds a special place in my photographer heart!  I had no idea a few years ago when I started photographing some of the ladies on the team just what a powerhouse these they are!  Just a few weekends ago I had the pleasure of continuing the tradition with Taylor!  We had an amazing afternoon and Milton High School all to ourselves!

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Thank you so much for such a fun afternoon!  Best wishes and good luck at Kennesaw State University!

To find out more about booking your senior portrait session click the CONTACT button, or view more sessions in my photo galleries!

Atlanta Joy Session | Wilson

If you love Yorkies you are going to fall in love with Wilson!  I sure did…I had the best time this past week over at his home capturing true to life images in his favorite spots around the house.  Wilson’s mom contacted me about a Joy Session because Wilson has been battling cancer and already has been through four rounds of chemo.  He has tremendous strength and so much personality!  I loved getting to know he and his mom, and I can tell that they have a very special bond.  This afternoon was all about them, and I know that you will feel the connection, personality, spunk, and love spilling from these images.

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The image below is one of my all time favorites, I just LOVE how he holds that little ball in his mouth!  He is the BEST yorkie retriever that I have met!  You will notice that tennis ball in a few more images, it is one of his favorite toys.

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One of Wilson’s favorite places in his home is the office.  From there he can keep an eye on all the chipmunks, and watch to see when his family comes home.

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After some indoor play time we headed outside for more fetch and a few more photos.  Wilson showed me around the yard and even started to bring the ball to me for a toss…I always consider that a high honor!

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Atlanta Family Portrait Photographer | Withers Family (take two)

One of my favorite parts of being an adult is watching some of my dear friends start families.  I am especially blessed to have a dear high school friend in town, and photographing her growing family has been a gift.  It is so fun to look back on their journey, and celebrate their new little boy too!  It has been so cold in Atlanta we did not venture out for photos, we stayed inside and captured a taste of life in the Withers home.  I think the photos came out sweet, and I hope that they enjoy them for years to come.  I think one thing I have grown to appreciate about photography is how photos tell stories, and you do not even realize it until a few years later…the simplest image can bring back so much emotion.  I was honored to spend the morning with these guys, thank you Sus for being such a sweet friend of mine all these years.

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Yay! Love you guys!  So excited to meet Mr. Jack, and thank you again for having me over to photograph your beautiful family!!