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Dallas Pet & Dog Photographer

Welcome to Michael Anthony Photography! I specialize in capturing the unique personality and charm of your beloved pets. As a passionate pet photographer, I understand that your furry friends are more than just animals—they are cherished members of your family. My love for pet photography, especially dog photography, inspires me to create beautiful, timeless images that celebrate your special bond with your pets.

Whether you have a playful puppy, a regal cat, or any other treasured companion, my studio is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a warm, welcoming environment to ensure your pet feels comfortable and relaxed. I take the time to get to know your pet, allowing me to capture their true spirit in every photograph. My professional pet photography sessions are designed to highlight the unique qualities of each pet, resulting in stunning portraits that you will cherish forever.

At Michael Anthony Photography, I offer a range of tailored pet photography services to meet your needs. From candid shots in natural settings to carefully posed studio portraits, I aim to create images that tell the story of your pet’s personality and the special moments you share. Trust me to provide you with high-quality, memorable photos that you and your pet will love.

Playful Brown and White Dog Relaxing in Dallas Studio

Pet Photography Pricing

At Michael Anthony Photography, transparency is critical regarding our pricing. You can easily access all the details about our prices by clicking right here. We use a "build your own" collection model to give you flexibility and control over your investment.

Instead of charging a hefty up-front fee, we have a modest session fee that covers the production cost of your shoot. After your session, you’ll be invited to a reveal appointment to view your images and decide which ones you’d like to purchase. No minimum orders are required, so you can choose exactly what fits your needs.

Our session fees start at $299, with artwork beginning at $595. On average, families invest between $800 and $1200 for their sessions and products. We pride ourselves on offering high-quality, customizable options without pressure to meet a minimum order amount.


Session Information

At Michael Anthony Photography, we aim to make your pet photography session as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Here’s what you can expect during your session:

Preparing for Your Pet Photography Session

Preparation is critical to a successful photoshoot. Here are a few tips to help you and your pet get ready:

  • Grooming: Ensure your pet is well-groomed and clean. A bath and a good brush will help them look their best.
  • Exercise: Before the session, exercise can help your pet burn off excess energy, making them more relaxed during the shoot.
  • Feeding: Feed your pet a light meal to keep them comfortable, but avoid heavy feeding right before the session to prevent lethargy.
  • Favorite Toys and Treats: Bring your pet’s favorite toys and treats to help capture their attention and motivate them.

During the Session

Our pet photography sessions are designed to be fun and flexible, allowing your pet’s true personality to shine through. Here’s what happens during the session:

Warm-Up Time: We’ll start with a few minutes of playtime to help your pet get comfortable with the environment and the camera.

Candid and Posed Shots: We’ll capture a variety of shots, including candid moments that showcase your pet’s natural behavior and posed portraits that highlight their best features.

Multiple Settings: Depending on your preference, we can shoot in different settings, whether it’s in our studio, your home, or an outdoor location.

Patience and Care: We understand that pets can be unpredictable, so we approach each session with patience and care, ensuring your pet feels at ease throughout the shoot.

Duration of the Session

Our pet photography sessions typically last between 30-45 Minutes. This allows plenty of time for your pet to acclimate to the surroundings and for us to capture a wide range of beautiful images without losing the animal's attention.

By the end of the session, we’ll have a collection of stunning photos that truly capture the essence of your furry friend. We look forward to working with you and your pet to create lasting memories.


Explore our dog photography portfolio to see the range and quality of our work. Each photograph tells a story, capturing the unique personality and charm of the pets we photograph. Here are some highlights:

Our dog photography captures the playful energy, loyalty, and expressions that make dogs such beloved companions. From energetic puppies to dignified seniors, each session is tailored to showcase your dog’s character.

Handsome Brown Dog with White Marking in Dallas Studio

Had the most amazing experience with Michael and his team. I got photos done with my dog and I. Michael made my protective dog feel so safe and comfortable. You can tell the passion and love Michael not only has for the camera but dogs the photos came back and were BEYOND amazing!! I teared up seeing the slideshow reveal. And the sweetest moments captured. I am so grateful I will have these photos for the rest of my and my dogs life.

-Taylor Koebele

Experience and Expertise

At Michael Anthony Photography, our passion for pet photography is matched by our extensive experience and expertise in capturing the unique essence of your furry companions. Here’s what sets us apart:

Years of Experience

With over 14 years of professional photography experience, I have honed my skills in a variety of photographic styles and settings. My journey began with wedding and portrait photography, and over the years, I’ve developed a deep love and appreciation for pet photography. This experience has taught me the nuances of working with animals, ensuring that every session is both enjoyable and productive.

Specialized Pet Photography Skills

Photographing pets requires a unique set of skills and techniques. I’ve spent years perfecting my approach to capturing the true personality of each pet, whether it’s an energetic puppy, a dignified senior dog, or a curious cat. My sessions are designed to be flexible and accommodating, allowing pets to feel comfortable and natural in front of the camera.

Professional Equipment and Studio

Our studio has state-of-the-art technology and high-end Profoto Lighting Equipment to ensure the highest quality images. From hand-painted backdrops to various props, we have everything needed to create stunning and unique portraits of your pet. Our Valencia & Dallas studios, both nearly 2,000 square feet, feature a state-of-the-art viewing room for in-person reveal appointments, ensuring a seamless and professional experience from start to finish.

Understanding Pet Behavior

One of the critical aspects of successful pet photography is understanding pet behavior. My experience has given me insights into interacting with different types of pets, recognizing when they need a break, and how to get their attention. Patience and a gentle approach are at the core of my sessions, ensuring your pet feels safe and relaxed.

Tailored Sessions

Every pet is unique, and so is every photography session. I tailor each session to suit your pet's specific needs and personality. Whether it’s a high-energy dog that loves to play or a calm and composed cat, I adjust my techniques to capture the best possible images. This personalized approach ensures that we capture your pet's true spirit and character.

Client Satisfaction

Client satisfaction is at the heart of my business. I pride myself on delivering beautiful photographs and an exceptional experience from start to finish. The joy and gratitude clients express when they see their pet’s portraits drive my passion for pet photography.

Industry Recognition

As an industry educator and speaker at prominent photography events like Imaging USA, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International, and Shutterfest, I am recognized for my expertise and professional lighting techniques. This recognition underscores my commitment to excellence and continuous learning in photography.

Trust Michael Anthony Photography to provide a professional, compassionate, and expert approach to capturing the special moments with your pet. Our experience and dedication ensure that you’ll receive images that are beautiful and a true reflection of your pet’s unique personality.

Booking Your Session

Ready to capture the unique charm of your furry friend? Booking your pet photography session with us is easy. Here’s how to get started:

Step-by-Step Guide to Booking

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We’ll provide you with a checklist of how to prepare for your pet’s photoshoot, including grooming tips and what to bring to the session (e.g., favorite toys and treats).

Session Day

Arrive at our studio or the chosen location at the scheduled time. We’ll take care of everything from there, making sure your pet feels comfortable and at ease throughout the session.

Reveal Appointment

After the photoshoot, we’ll schedule a reveal appointment where you can view the images from your session. This is an exciting opportunity to see the beautiful photos and select your favorites for purchase.

Contact Information

Studio Locations:

Valencia Studio: 26007 Huntington Lane #10, Valencia, CA 91355

Dallas Studio: 8430 West University Blvd #209, McKinney, TX 75071

Phone: 800-380-1217


Available Dates and Times

Our schedule fills up quickly, so we recommend booking your session as soon as possible to secure your preferred date and time. We offer flexible scheduling options, including weekends, to accommodate your needs.

Book your pet photography session today, and let us create stunning, lasting memories of your cherished companion. We look forward to working with you and capturing the heartwarming moments that make your pet so unique.

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