Sylvan the Dog | Flagstaff Pet Photographer

Dog in a bandana sitting in the sunshine by Melissa Dunstan Flagstaff Pet Photographer

A few times a year I’m called by clients for a Ginger Session, an end of life celebration photo session. Ginger Sessions are named after my heart dog, my darling, sweet and precious Ginger Dawg who walked with me as my best friend from 1999 until 2007. They are a profound part of my business … Read more

A Sunflower Session with Dutch the Golden Retriever | Buffalo Park Flagstaff

Rescue Golden Retriever in sunflowers smiling at the camera and dog photographer

“If you’re lucky, a Golden Retriever will come into your life, steal your heart, gift you laughter, and change everything” – Unknown author I’ve known Dutch for years, and for all these years, he’s acted so joyous to see me, and so much like a puppy.  When I see Dutch, I know whatever mood I’m … Read more

A French Bulldog Studio Session

“There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” – Ben Williams Holy FRENCHIES!  My studio became Disneyland for me when Lisa Ethridge, DVM came in with her French Bulldog puppies, and their dad, for a studio photoshoot.  To quote my favorite movie Spinal Tap, my happiness level went up to … Read more

Valentails Pet Photo Fundraiser

I remember making a phone call once in the early 90s to my dad. I was attending the University of Georgia, a Biology major, trying to get into Veterinary School. I remember the day perfectly, it was a Friday, and had been raining. My windshield wipers needed replacing and I had been putting it off. … Read more

Pet Photography: Rio the Portuguese Water Dog

Meet Rio. Rio is an energetic, lovable and mild-tempered Portuguese water dog. Rio’s mom teaches at NAU and loves coming home to her best friend every day. People who know me often say that I appear more comfortable with animals than I am with people. They are not entirely wrong. Documenting the love between humans and … Read more

Oswald {Flagstaff Pet Photographer}

Flagstaff Pet Photographer

Jennifer got the news that all of us with furry family members dread to hear…her beloved Oswald only has a few weeks to live.  Oswald has been with Jennifer all over the world, and even enjoyed living in Germany for a while with she and her husband.  He was there when they found his doggie … Read more