Since moving to Copenhagen, about a year and half ago when I started this blog, I spent some time thinking about what I could do to spend my days. Being a diplomat in Denmark is a little tricky because citizens need a CPR number to be able to work in the country and get all the benefits that come with it. Diplomats, however, do not get this number - although this is something that is apparently changing.
And then of course there is the language barrier. Most Danes speak very good English but working here does require a fairly good knowledge of the Danish language. So sometime last year I started to do pet photography working as a freelance, and in English :)
The idea came about after exploring Bernstorff Park in a Northern suburb of Copenhagen where dogs are allowed unleashed. It is also a type of photography that is relatively known in the UK. Outside the UK, people don't really seem to have heard of such thing as 'dog photography'.
Although I have a dedicated website for my pet photography I thought - and with a lot of pressure from my mum - that I would share a few photos. It's a mix of dogs and cats... and even a rabbit!
Photographing pets takes quite a bit of preparation and a lot of patience. It can be very rewarding while shooting and playing, but also afterwards when looking at the resulting photographs. It is a great feeling to realise that I captured a variety of expressions
To me the most important aspect is to capture the personality of each animal and show off their uniqueness.