The ideas below are a few ideas for your Box Portrait but please feel free to add to them!
All box portrait sessions will take place in the studio
Rosemarie Conran Photography
The Old Post Office Studio
Bury St Edmunds
You can find directions here of how to find us
How to prepare your dog for the experience
Dogs like young children can be unpredictable and excitable creatures to photograph. The following advice will help you prepare your dog for the portrait session so you are more likely to get the most out of it and we will be able to get the best possible pictures for you.
Please ensure that you dog has been exercised beforehand to ensure that they are not too hyperactive when they arrive.
Remember to bring a treat or favourite toy. although we so have a selection of noises and treats to attract attention.
Treats are a useful way to gain or refocus attention. As are key phrases.
If your dog normally wears a harness please bring a collar as well. In a colour that you like on your dog or one that is not distracting. Your taste and how you like your dog to look will be the best guide to follow. guide.
Please be prepared to have some photographs taken with your dog, if for any reason it is reluctant to go into the boxl before you sit in it. In that case we will be able to take some lovely portraits of you with your dog.
The Box is white so please ensure your best friend arrives with clean paws and a towel to dry wet ones. A brush if you need one to re- arrange the fur as needed.
Please note for your dogs safety and comfort the Box Experience is not suitable for the following groups of dogs:
big breeds , nervous dogs or rescue dogs in a new home of less than a year. Puppies of less than 5 months. Dogs that do not have good recall or are unhappy on the lead. More than 2 dogs in a family.