"I feel really lucky to have found Barb on my journey. She is an unusually passionate person, whose enthusiasm for her craft is contagious and inspiring. As much as I do not want to share her, I would highly encourage others to seek her services. She is simply the best!"

Kristen V.


Barbara has retired from teaching workshops and mentorships due to health reasons.  If you are looking for a recommendation for a dog photography workshop, mentorship or instruction in print competition, please contact Barbara.   

Having Taught Several Pet Photography Workshops, Barbara Is Dedicated And Experienced Instructing Students On The Creative Process And Building A Successful Pet Photography Business. Her Students Come From All Over The United States, Canada And All The Way Down Under, Tasmania Australia For A Workshop And A Private Mentorship.

March 2015 - Present:  Founder/Instructor DogTalk Mentoring - Personalized One-On-One Instruction on the technical and artistry of dog photography, business and post processing.

Locations:  Chicago, Leesburg VA, New York, San Fransisco, Dana Point CA, Atlanta, Naples FL And Nationwide.    

July 2012 - March 2015:  Founder/Co-Instructor Paw Print Divas Pet Photography Workshops, Locations - Chicago, Houston & Lake Tahoe

August 2009 - December 2011:  Founder/Co-Instructor Unleashed | Fine Art Pet Photography Workshops, Locations - Chicago, Dallas & Leesburg VA

2013 - Present:  Instructed PPA Affiliated Super One-Day Classes Nationwide.