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DogsInTheWild

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How it works

Dogs in the Wild exists for one purpose, to preserve your beloved best-friend enjoying the great outdoors through an honest & artistic, photographic lens. We do things differently. We’re not your average shutterbug, we don’t photograph weddings, we’re not studio photographers, and we rarely photograph people. We specialize in one thing, photos of dogs in the wild–mountains, fields, lakes, rivers and forest–in sunshine, clouds, or snow. The sad truth is that our dogs lives are too short. It’s because of this we’ve made it our mission to make captivating photos of our customers dogs to admire forever. Here’s how it works…

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    Step 1

    Book your Dogs in the Wild photo shoot
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    Step 2

    Pick the photo shoot location, yours our ours
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    Step 3

    We meet and photograph your dog for an hour
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    Step 4

    Post processing, editing, and online proofing
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    Step 5

    Download your 10 favorite dog photos!

Who we are

Dogs in the Wild is a new venture by Mike Hosier. Mike is the father of two humans and five dogs, a graphic designer, golden retriever breeder, photographer, and all-round dog lover. Dogs and creative work have been an enormous part of Mike’s life for a very long time. In 2002 Mike’s dogs were the reason he left the corporate 9-to-5-life to dedicate more time to his family & dogs. Through the years Mike’s work, and the people he’s worked with have changed, but his passion for dogs and creating compelling visuals has not, and it’s this passion that drives our new venture, Dogs in the Wild.

When not working for a client, Mike can be found photographing his Golden Retrievers in nature any chance he gets to document various stages of their lives. Now, after sharing his photo work in social media for over five years, Mike’s expanding his photography services to other passionate dog lovers, in either a single photo shoot, or multiple photography sessions throughout their dogs lives.

Have a look at our frequently asked questions page to learn more about our dog photography services.

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Licensing and Usage

Our normal pricing includes a personal license per image. This means you can print, share, or display your dogs photos. If you need a license for commercial use, business promotion, greeting cards, books / magazines, calendars, or any usage that may deem granting commercial use to a 3rd party, such as a photo contest, you’ll need to contact us in this regard to make arrangement.

As the photographer / image maker, Dogs in the Wild retain all copyright ownership and reserves the right to use any photograph for business promotion, social media, and in our portfolio, etc.

Requirements and important information

Well behaved dogs produce the best result. Ideally your dogs should be safe off-leash, you can opt to have your dogs leashed during the photo shoot, or have your photos taken in a fenced in area if safety is a concern. Your dog is your responsibility, you are required to be present at the time of the shoot. Your dog must be up to date with all vaccines and treated for flea & tics while outdoors. At no point is Dogs in the Wild liable for damage, injury, accident, or death of any person or animal while on a photoshoot. When you purchase a photoshoot you do so at your own risk.

Payment must to received in-full 5 days prior to your shoot. Payments are accepted online via a credit card. There will be a 2.9% + .30 transaction fee added to all invoices.