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

A couple and their dogs in the wildflowers

Wildflower Couple photo

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” ― Stephanie Perkins, Anna And The French Kiss I get to spend a lot of time with some incredible people and this couple is among the best.  Their adoration for each other and their dogs was so heartwarming.  … 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

Cody the Golden Retreiver turns One | Flagstaff Pet Photographer

Flagstaff Sedona Pet Photographer

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.”―Thom Jones Lori and Jeff were not looking for another Golden Retriever, but Cody came along and it was love at first sight.  Dogs have a way of finding the ones who need them the … Read more