Remembering Puppyhood

I was cleaning out unwanted images from my archives last night when I stumbled upon some old images of Suki when she was a puppy. These are photos that I took long before I started blogging, so I think they deserve their own post today. The original jpegs were pretty flat and needed a little […]

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Champi the Akita

If Suki was as big as she thinks she is, she’d probably look just like Champi, the most adorable Akita ever! We finally had a chance to meet this giant puppy over the weekend. The best way I can think to describe Champi is, well….she’s like a massive Shiba.  She looks like what would happen […]

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A Shiba’s Life

Life is pretty good for this Shiba Inu. The day begins on whatever soft surface she decides to sleep on through the night. “Please don’t bug me with that camera.” Next is usually some dog-centric outing, like a run along the beach: In return, she has to tolerate her photo-geek dad chasing her around with […]

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Fuji X100 | 1/200 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 Such a historic day for Suki, and as you can see, she’s quite happy about it. Today we granted her the most off-leash freedom she has ever had. There’s no better place in the city to do this than at Fort Funston, an old military outpost located at the south […]

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I can’t think of a good reason why I’d ever drive to LA and back in the same day. Ok, I can think of ONE: To see a giant crowd of Shibas. Shibapalooza is an annual event hosted by the Shiba Club of Southern California. How could we not go!? There was a picnic lunch, […]

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Three Shiba Stars

For me there is nothing more fun to do photographically than take pictures of a Shiba. What about taking pictures of three Shibas? Now that’s what I call an awesome afternoon. This here is the mighty Taro. Just look at his confident gaze and large stature. The Taro executive shot. Feel the power of the […]

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