Welcome to Christy Schulte Photography. We believe that our furry, four-legged friends are family, and it is our honor to photograph the unique bond between a pet and their human. We value quality photos that capture the joy and personality of your beloved pet.
Welcome to Christy Schulte Photography! My name is Christy, and I’m a pet and family photographer serving Metro Detroit and Lansing.
Do you love your dog but struggle to get a quality photo? Are there mainly blurry photos of your dog on your phone? Do you even have any photos of you with your pet? I can capture beautiful images of your beloved pet(s) and create pieces that you can treasure for a lifetime.
Whether you are looking for portraits of just your dog or you want photos of your entire family, I would love the opportunity to work with you! To view samples of my work, please head to my Portfolio. To learn more about my dog-owning, cider and donut-loving self, check out the About Me page.
The McGillis family already had a Bernese Mountain Dog named Mia when they decided to add little Carlos to the mix. At the time of the session, Mia was not a fan of her new furry sibling and wanted nothing to do with his puppy antics. As such, we focused our attention on the adorable little pup that he was to capture his tiny, fluffy self in all his glory.
I then turned my attention to capturing some images of Mia, who did her best to move around the yard in the opposite direction of Carlos.
We then strategically took the family photo – placing the two dogs on opposite sides of the image. You would have no idea looking at these photos! I am happy to report that the two are great friends these days, especially as Carlos continues to outgrow his excited puppy tendencies.
Your dog’s birthday is coming up, and you’re trying to think of ways to make it a big deal for them. Here are 10 ideas on how you can celebrate your furry friend’s special day in ways that you’ll both enjoy:
8. Do your dog’s FAVORITE activity. Every dog is different so it’s up to you to know which activity makes sense. One dog may want to go run with you, hike with you, play fetch with you, chew a new bone on the floor next to you or cuddle with you by the fireplace.
9. Have to work on their birthday? Make sure you have a dog sitter stop by to give them a walk outside or play fetch if they’re ball-motivated like my German Shepherd!
10. Do a “Paint Your Pet” prior to their birthday and surprise them with a painting of their likeness
I had the wonderful opportunity to partner with an amazing pet boutique in downtown Milford called Bubs’ & Betty’s. We photographed an absolutely adorable 15-week-old Golden Retriever named Obie, as well as a handsome doodle named Carlton to model some of their spring line of bandanas. Check out the results!
City photo sessions can be so much fun if you have a well-motivated doggo! We can usually find a variety of backdrops in the human’s favorite city. For safety, all dogs are on leashes during city photo sessions, and I then remove the leashes during the editing process. Contact me today to book a city session with your pet!
On Saturday, March 9, 2019, Lyon Oaks Dog Park in Wixom, MI, was home to a bunch of very muddy, happy and tired pups by the end of the #DogsoftheMitten meetup. Below are an assortment of the photos taken that day. If you were one of the dog owners and would like to purchase one of the full resolution photos, please email me!
Welcome to Christy Schulte Photography. We believe that our furry, four-legged friends are family, and it is our honor to photograph the unique bond between owner and pet. We value quality photos that capture the joy and personality of your beloved pet.
We are available to book sessions on weeknights and weekends.
We are based out of Howell, Mich., and photograph pets around Michigan.