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

Celebrating Stella {Flagstaff Pet Photography}

Flagstaff Pet Photography

We’ve all had animal friends in our life that fill up our heart and bring us so much joy that we feel like we want to burst.  This sweet girl, Stella, is one of those dogs.  Now that Stella’s face is turning grey, her family wanted to capture this amazing soul, so when the time … Read more

Jennifer & Daniel {Sedona Family Photography}

Oak Creek Canyon

Spending the afternoon on the West Fork Trail in Sedona with this beautiful family was a blast!  The snow, red rocks and adorable puppies made for a perfect afternoon photo session.  Jennifer and Daniel recently rescued their two puppies from a Phoenix shelter so naturally they need a new family portrait!  

Golden Retriever Fun {Arizona Pet Photography}

Darren didn’t know what to get his wife for the holidays and he desperately wanted to make her smile.  He simply adored her and wanted to get her the best present, something that would make her heart sing and tears of joy roll down her cheek.  It then occurred to him all she would ever … Read more