Introducing POAPs

Official Photographer of the 2022 ESS National Amateur Championship Field Trial Chile Dog Photography is proud to be the Official Photographer of the 2022 ESS National Field Trial that starts near Clarkston, UT on November 30.   I’ve purposely not posted much on these pages about our 25 year+ participation in this sport because I know […]

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PawTree Independent PetPro Trisha Deming – Interview

Play Video Join me for an illuminating interview with Trisha Deming, an independent PetPro affiliated with PawTree. In this fascinating discussion, Trisha opens up about her journey towards joining this innovative company that’s committed to promoting healthier and happier lives for pets.  As a devoted animal enthusiast, Trisha is passionate about advocating for high-quality pet

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Now Available – Gift Vouchers

Now available in time for Christmas! No more worrying about supply chain issues! Just gift one of our Custom Sessions to your favorite animal lover or pet parent and skip the long lines at the stores. You can gift just the session that comes with a 5in x 7in gift print, or you can add

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Great Photos Get Animals Adopted Faster and Reduce Shelter Costs

In my time working with shelters in Texas, California and New Mexico, I’ve seen a lot. I have actually heard shelter volunteers say that great photos are just a waste of time. I’ve even witnessed a large city shelter FIRE its entire group of volunteer photographers. Needless to say, I don’t agree with either of

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Albuquerque Photographer Earns Master of Photography Degree from PPA

Kim Kuhlman of Chile Dog Photography has been recognized for superior image making and photographic service with a Master of Photography degree from Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Albuquerque, March 1, 2018—Kim Kuhlman, CPP of Chile Dog Photography in Albuquerque has earned the Master of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers of America(PPA). The degree was presented

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Grand Imaging Awards at Imaging USA 2017

Hi Y’all!  I just returned home from Imaging USA, the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) annual convention.  I took some great classes given by Richard Sturdevant, Lindsay Adler, Barbara Breitsameter and others.  There were also all kinds of new products on display from various vendors.  It’s hard to keep up with all the cool new

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Layered Paintings with Photoshop Clipping Masks

Today I’m posting about my most recent experiment, creating layered paintings using Photoshop clipping masks. I need a framed print for the Professional Photographers of San Diego County (PPSDC.com) annual Holiday Party on Monday. Fellow PPSDC member, Cindie Wolf, requested one of my rescued pitbulls.  So, I decided to play with layers and clipping masks

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Best of Show at PPSDC!

WOW!  I’ve only been a member of the Professional Photographers of San Diego County for a few short months, but last night I took home Best of Show in their Image Competition.  My image, “Stout,” was selected out of 46 images entered in a variety of classes.  The three judges really liked two of my images, scoring

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Best Pet Photograph at PPSDC!

Sorry to be away from the blog so long.  Sometimes life gets in the way.  I have some great news.  I entered three images that I made at the Bryan Animal Center earlier this year in my very first image competition with the Professional Photographers of San Diego County (PPSDC) about a month ago.  I’m pleased

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PPA’s Pet Styles Quiz

A few months ago I got an email from PPA requesting the use of one of my 2013 Merit images in their Pet Styles Quiz.  This morning I was double checking that I had changed my mailing address to San Diego, when I happened upon PPA’s “See The Difference” campaign.  Pets are one of the specialties.

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