Testimonials

Please find below testimonials of my clients who have booked me for Photo shoots, Workshops or Mentoring.


Shoots

Sam

Sam

"Have been following Rhian's work on Facebook for quite some time and had been meaning to book in a photo shoot for a while. Finally booked it and wish I hadn't waited so long. The pictures are fabulous and really capture my 2 crazy beagles spirit and characters! Rhian was professional, friendly, really down to earth and great with the dogs. They can be very boisterous and have selective hearing when they want to but Rhian had fantastic patience with them and had a few tricks up her sleeve to get them to work it for the camera! I cannot recommend Rhian and Brighton Dog Photography enough. We will definitely be back!"

Carol

Carol

"Don't hesitate in booking Brighton Dog Photography, as you will be thrilled with the results. Rhian took some amazing pictures of my dog Billy and has given me photos that I will always treasure. They are by far the best photos anyone has taken of him. She has endless patience and made the day fun for both of us. Her talents shines through in her results. What more can I say? (Other than book it now!)".

Jeff

Jeff

"Received a voucher as a birthday present, just after my new puppy Blink came into my life, and was so pleased to see it was for Brighton Dog Photography. Had some amazing shots of my German Shepherds and Collie previously and was really looking forward to seeing how Rhian would capture Blink. Again was over the moon with the shoot, so much time and effort taken to ensure we had some great shots, and preserved some of the puppy memories i have with Blink. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING."

Michelle

Michelle

"I've recently used Brighton Dog Photography and I was very impressed! So much so that I have booked another session for another of my dogs. I can't recommend Rhian highly enough - professional, kind, patient and most of all she takes fantastic pictures. So if it's high quality doggie shots you're after look no further."

Lucy

Lucy

"Such an amazing experience. We took our dog to Brighton Beach for a sun rise shoot with Rhian. Rhian was patient and calm when the dog wasnt performing and she spent over an hour ensuring she captured the dog in various poses! The result was some wonderful pictures which were just so great I ended up purchasing them all. An absolute must for dog lovers."

Mel

Mel

Rhian was incredibly professional and patient as my boys decided to behave like divas and refused to co-operate with the shoot.  Being black and fluffy they are just about impossible to take pictures of but she got some great shots and kindly didn't include any pics of me puffing up and down to try and get the dogs hyped up! Although they look very much alike they are very different personalities and Rhian captured this beautifully in the photos."

Shelley

Shelley

"I really couldn't be happier with the service I received from Brighton Dog Photography! Rhian was very patient with Bailey, especially when he decided to run off his toy and refuse to let any of us have it! The photos are absolutely AMAZING. I think I'm going to end up with one of every photo she took! I aim to book another shoot next year where we will hopefully have more sun!"

Amy

Amy

"The photos are amazing and Rhian captured some really nice shots of all four of us together, the two dogs and myself and my husband. The session was very informal, fun and relaxed for all of us. My dogs felt at ease with her, as well. Since we came in from London via train, Rhian was also kind enough to collect us at our hotel.  I am having a difficulty deciding which portraits to order. I have posted the link to our photos on Facebook and my friends have also commented on how awesome they look. I am very pleased!"

Melanie

Melanie

"The voucher was bought as a birthday gift for me after I kept going on about the pictures! Rhian is extremely professional and the quality of her photos outstanding and has a love of dogs herself which I think comes through in her photos. She definitely produces images that are a little different and really show the character of the dog. She also persevered in getting some good shots despite the sea mist! From the pictures Ellie enjoyed the photo session as much as we did and it will be a hard decision to pick just a few photos! Cannot recommend her enough and her vouchers make a truly unique gift if you have a four legged friend in the family! Wish Rhian every success for the future."

Kevin

Kevin

"After speaking to Rhian and looking at the images on her website i felt quite confident that the photos would be good! We walked with my dog Holly and Rhian for a couple of hours, she made sure that Holly was having fun and didnt feel that she had to pose! The settings Rhian choose were perfect and the results are brilliant! I felt that Rhian really cared about what she does and how she got the shots! We all had a good time and I would recommend her to anyone and feel sure that we will get other shots done in the spring! Fantastic afternoon amazing results."

Susie

Susie

"Rhian was absolutely great, one of my dogs was very naughty and being extremely difficult but she persevered and got some lovely shots of her. Like others have said she goes the extra mile to ensure the best photos for you. Also a very friendly and easy to talk to person who genuinely cares about your dogs and getting the job done well."

Lorna

Lorna

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"This was an excellent photo shoot. All photos were of a really good quality and captured the dogs personalities perfectly. This was a challenging shoot as we had 5 children and 3 dogs. Rhian was patient and made it fun for all involved. I loved the finished result so much I have bought all the images produced. Would definitely book another session."

Stephi

Stephi

"From checking out the website through booking a gift voucher, arranging a photo shoot and ordering prints, we found Rhian to be friendly and efficient. We spent a wonderful sunny afternoon on the beach with her not being afraid to wade knee deep into the sea with the camera to take some great action shots. Her passion for all things canine, combined with her skill at photography, ensured fun with the dogs and some wonderful photos. Highly recommended."

Helen

Helen

"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Rhian on my partners' dog Dolly's 'secret' shoot. The locations Rhian suggested were new to me and truly amazing. Dolly - a Parsons Jack Russell - was really enjoying herself throughout and loved playing games with Rhian. The resulting pictures are incredible. I know my partner Max is going to be thrilled with his 'surprise' birthday present this year!"

Harriet

Harriet

"Can't recommend highly enough. Great experience, my dog Billie seemed to enjoy the shoot as much as I did! Rhian is very down-to-earth, approachable and friendly, and she was very understandable and patient with a very noisy dog!  She even waded out into the sea fully dressed to get the right shot!  I've already recommended her to two friends who are interested and wouldn't hesitate to do so again.  The only downside is now I have to choose from all the brilliant photos the one I want hanging on my wall!! Far too difficult a choice."

Miranda

Miranda

"Amazing photos! Working with in the dog industry as a trainer and owner of several dog related businesses I love Rhians attention to detail and desire to get the best shots she can! They truely are stunning and she has repeatedly captured my dogs true characters perfectly! I LOVE the photos i have had taken!!!"

Jo

Jo

"Such a fun photo session with the dogs having the best time. Rhian is really professional and goes the extra mile to get unusual and top quality photos. Very happy with the results!"


Workshops

Anonymous

Basic workshop

“What a great workshop!! I spent several hours wondering around St Ann’s Well Gardens with Rhian and her delightful Boo on the Basics Workshop recently. Using Rhian’s great information and techniques as the workshop progressed, I soon found myself lying on the ground in Boo’s world achieving some great shots. Now full inspiration and confidence, I am practising my new skills on not only my own dog but dogs of family and friends before I book myself on the advanced course in a few weeks time. I really can’t recommend this workshop highly enough. Say goodbye to those boring “traditional” doggie snaps and discover amazing dog photography!!“

Katie

Basic & Advanced workshops

"Set in some of the most picturesque locations in East Sussex, my 'Brighton Dog Photography' workshop experience was very enjoyable. The 'Beginner' course, set in Stanmer Park, was the perfect introduction; from entertaining your dog for some fantastic poses to skimming the surface on the more technical side of outdoor photography. Happily, for my 'Advanced' session I had Rhian's wisdom to myself for a one-to-one session, accompanied by her gorgeous pug Boo, on Worthing Beach. The shots I got over these two workshops are undoubtedly my best work, and I have used the skills and techniques I learned countless times now. Even though I didn't have my own dog to use as a model, I was able to 'borrow' fellow students dogs, and Rhian's model pooches as well, so don't be put off if you don't have your own dog! I can't recommend these workshops enough if you want to be able to take imaginative and fun shots of dogs in the future."

Vicki

Basic & Advanced workshops

"My husband and I attended both of Rhian's workshops. It wasn't the sunniest day for the basic but Rhian soon had us snapping away.  The boys were running around doing their thing while we snuck up on them trying to get a great shot.  She showed us some great techniques and ideas to keep them happy and posing! The advanced workshop was more in depth but just a much fun.  We could both get our cameras off of auto and on to shutter and aperture priority.  After a bit of practice and a casual walk with Max, Ben and Rhian we were getting some great shots.  The time passes far too fast but then it was home to keep practicing our newly learned techniques with our gorgeous models!"


Mentoring

Julie Nichol

Julie Nichol Photography

“BDP mentoring course was excellent. As a budding dog photographer it was great to spend time focused on this subject and spending time looking at all aspects of setting up a business – marketing, advertising, pricing, customer service, photography skills … and loads more. Rhian gave me confidence about what I already do well and about my future success. She pitched mentoring at the right level and I came home buzzing with ideas and renewed enthusiasm.”

Barbara Jackson

Focus on Pets Photography

“I learned so much on Rhian’s two day mentoring course, things I’d never even thought of about becoming a pet photographer. The marketing and social networking info was a complete revelation! The highlight for me was the practical aspect when we got to do two photo shoots with the wonderful Boo – she really is a star. I thought I knew quite a bit about photography beforehand, but the techniques needed to work with animals were completely different to those I’d used before and they’ve proved invaluable. It has helped so much having Rhian there afterwards when I need to ask a question or am unsure what to do next. It was a brilliant two day course which I’d highly recommend. Thanks Rhian (and Boo!)’.

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