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

Izzy the Dog at Slide Rock State Park

Los Angeles Dog Photography

“Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog. It merely expands the heart.”―Author Unknown I knew when I met Izzy that she was a special dog.  Her heart is just about as expansive as the universe, and she … Read more

Red Rock Family Photo Session {Sedona Photographer}

Flagstaff Sedona Family Photos

The Casey family wanted to come to beautiful Sedona, Arizona for their annual family photos and who could blame them?  The red rocks, beautiful vistas, and the gorgeous sunsets are unrivaled in the Southwest.  I love shooting in Sedona because at every turn there’s something that will take your breath away.  There are many reasons … 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

Jessie the Golden Retreiver {Arizona Pet Photography}

Jessie the Golden Retreiver first came to us because she needed some photos for the Dog Actors Guild website.  Yes, there is such a thing!  She was only 9 months old then and when her mom, Lori, told me that Jessie just turned two I couldn’t believe it!   It seems the older I get, the faster time … Read more