There sitting close by Barbara are her constant companions, Uta & Ping. "I am surrounded with love and fur, here at home and on the job.", chuckles Barbara. The bond she has with her dogs over the years is what inspired her to master her craft as a dog photographer -- to celebrate our canine companions and the people they love.
For over a decade Barbara has worked as a professional photographer. Barbara's natural instinct for connecting with her subjects, that comfort and ease, enables her to capture portraits that are full of life and personality. Traditional or Lifestyle, natural light or studio, Barbara is also very skilled and educated in creating portraits that best matches your style and personality.
Poppyblue Photography is located outside of Chicago in scenic Long Grove. Barbara mentors aspiring dog photographers, co-instructs pet photography workshops with Paw Print Divas nation-wide, is a national speaker on the fine art of dog photography and is an International award-winning photographer.
Winner of the Professional Photographers of America - PPA - Prestigious 2013 Platinum Medal Award!