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

Outdoor Pet Photos in Flagstaff | Flagstaff Pet Photographer

Dog portrait with his human brother outside in the woods by Melissa Dunstan of Tangled Lilac

Being a pet photographer is one of the best parts of my photography business. Not only do I get to meet so many handsome and sweet clients like Buddy, but also their families. I love photographing the special relationships humans form with their animal friends. I might even go as far to say it’s my … Read more

October’s Adorable Adoptable! Adopt Gonzo! {Flagstaff Rescue Pet Photography}

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Once a month, we volunteer our time to take photographs of a homeless animal in the hopes the images will help them find a loving home.  But, October, with the rush of family holiday photos and weddings in the golden aspens, got away from me and I somehow had not lined up an animal to … Read more

Who will be the next {furry} Cover Model?

Last weekend, at the Second Chance Center for Animals‘ Pets in the Pines adoption event, we had the honor of photographing almost 40 dogs who are competing for the cover of High Desert Dog Magazine!  Kristen and I had the best time meeting these pups and after viewing all the photos, I have absolutely no idea how … Read more

Blue is looking for his forever home {Rescue Dog Photography}

One of my biggest passions in life, is helping animals find their forever home.   Before I became a photographer, I helped out in humane societies and tried to verbally share stories of sweet animals needing a second chance.  Now, I photograph pets needing a little extra help by volunteering my  services to animal shelters … Read more

Pippi found a home! {Arizona Pet Photography}

One of our past clients, Samantha, called me one day and wanted to know if I’d take some photos of one of her foster dogs to help it find it’s forever home.   Samantha is one of the kindest people I’ve ever met.  She’s constantly helping discarded and unwanted animals find homes.  Even on her … Read more