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Bridget Davey Pictures | Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months Awards

Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards 2021


Phrases to explain this … happy, tremendous joyful, proud, excited, blessed … WoW. What can I say. After I opened my emails this morning and noticed that my picture of little Miss Daphne in London gained the Choose’s Selection and likewise was chosen within the Prime 25 Canine Portraits on the Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months 2021. Daphne was chosen out of 2500 pictures from 45 completely different international locations entered. Cheers with a glass of champagne.

So right here I used to be, coming into the celebrated Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months competitors. 

The Awards are an annual celebration of the artistry and ability {of professional} pet photographers from throughout the globe. This 12 months, greater than 2500 pet portraits had been submitted by pet photographers situated in 52 international locations and, from these, simply 25 portraits had been shortlisted by a panel of skilled judges.The general 2021 Winner of the Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months is Veronika Šandorová  from SLOVAKIA.

About The Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards:
The Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months Awards is in its third 12 months.
For extra data go to: The Awards are hosted by Caitlin J. McColl and Kirstie McConnell of the Pet Photographers Membership. and judged by a panel {of professional} pet photographers; Cat Race, Craig Turner Bullock, Alice Loder, Caitlin McColl, and final 12 months’s winner, Sara Glawe. For extra details about The Membership and their podcast go to: 

A month later or so, I received an e mail, saying my picture was underneath the 100 greatest Portrait submissions. Comply with by one other e mail, my picture has been shortlisted within the 25 greatest Pet Portraits. Actually? Wow that is superb. 

And a few days later my picture of little Miss Daphne gained one of many prestigious Judges Selection Awards. Mine received judged anonymously by Cat Race, who’s one other superb Canine Photographer from the UK. 

I used to be so joyful and excited to have my portrait of Daphne chosen by the judges and have gained one of many Judges’ Selections. It’s great to see a pure picture being chosen. On this main and extremely revered pet pictures award, in opposition to such stiff worldwide competitors! It’s an honour to be recognised!

The picture was captured throughout Daphne’s non-public on Location Picture Shoot at London’s Trafalgar Sq.. As Daphne is such a small canine, so I made a decision to pop her on to the fountain to get a greater perspective of the little canine within the massive metropolis. The shoot is solely taken in pure gentle and solely gentle edited to maintain the shoot pure trying. As Daphne is a professional, she was great to work with and she or he merely rocked the shoot. 
Daphne and her people had been additionally so joyful and proud. Daphne messaged me and woofed how thrilled and delighted she was. Specifically as her picture was now revealed all around the world, from London to New York to Australia. She is a really well-known little Sausage now.

So ensure to comply with her on Instagram:

So right here it’s, The successful picture of Daphne in London. 

And the behind the scene shot … please excuse my roots, we’re simply popping out of lockdown and hairdressers have a really lengthy ready listing. 

And after all of us received notified about our wins and achievements, information received maintain of it and our work received revealed all around the world, from London to New York to Australia. Listed below are a few publications: UK – Telegraph and Each day Mail, US – New York Put up. I may need completed somewhat joyful dance 😀

Just a little bit about myself, in case you might be new right here. 

I’m a broadcast Pet & Canine Photographer with bases in Beds, Bucks, Herts and London and out there for personal and industrial commissions all through the UK and the EU. 

I have been working as a Canine Photographer since 2012 and has photographed over a whole bunch of canines and likewise cats and horses. I additionally volunteer at Animal Rescues and create a yearly Calendar for the Appledown Rescue, elevating funds for the canines. So in case you want a calendar for 2022, do get in contact. 

I began my enterprise because of my coronary heart canine Porthos the Beagle, who helped me see the world by way of canines eyes. Now I’m sharing my life with my husband and my Beagles Lucy and Archie, which have their very own Instagram web page ( ).

And when I’m not photographing canines, I’m working as photographer for Woburn Safari Park, capturing the wild aspect of Bedfordshire’s one and solely Safari Park. 

Being a Canine Photographer actually is the perfect job ever. It’s enjoyable and you may cuddle canines all day lengthy. And also you get Kisses. Tons and plenty of Kisses. Tongues to marvel deep in to your ears or nostril, you find yourself with slobber throughout over your hair and garments, and I believe a day photographing canines is the perfect EVER!  

The Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards are organised by The Pet Photographers Membership. Pet photographer and award organisers, Caitlin J. McColl and Kirstie McConnell of the Pet Photographers Membership, stated: “It has been so great to see the pet pictures business rising and thriving, significantly during the last decade. We actually imagine that as an business and a career, pet pictures is coming into its personal. These Awards create the chance for us to have fun the unbelievable expertise of pet photographers around the globe, and the enjoyment that animals carry to our lives. All these shortlisted needs to be extremely happy with what they’ve achieved inside the Awards this 12 months!” 

A giant Awooof from Bridget and The Beagles 


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Bridget Davey is a Skilled Canine Photographer, working round Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and London, capturing the essence of your canine with all their cuteness and silliness.  





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