Capture the special moments with your pet from the camera eye of a true professional. Hire a pet photographer to shoot professional pet portraits and lifestyle images that showcase the bond between pet and owner. Shoot at the popular parks around San Diego or schedule a session at home. In the sun of "America's Finest City," spend the day with your furry friend and come home with a gallery to share on your walls, physical and digital.

Ready to start your search for pet photographers in San Diego? Check out this list of some of the city's top talent to find the best match for you and your best friend(s).

Allison Shamrell Pet Photography

Dog playing in the water shot [Allison Shamrell]

Treat your pet to a playful photoshoot with Allison Shamrell. She’s one of San Diego’s top pet photographers who enjoys every interaction with fellow pet owners and their pets.

Allison is a dog lover who enjoys photographing furry friends. Pet portraits are one of her specialties. She can get your dog to pose nicely for the camera for a picture worth framing. Shamrell also shoots candid photos with your dog playing naturally.

What sets Allison apart from other photographers is her ability to capture a pet’s personality in the photos. She promises to find the essence of your pet for your memories.

Oh My Dog Photography

Dog close up portrait captured right before chowing on a treat [Oh My Dog Photography]

Your pet is the center of attention at Oh My Dog Photography. Book a session to celebrate your pet with a fun photoshoot of unbelievable photos.

Oh My Dog Photography also gets the good side of your pet. A professional photo shoot brings a stylish look to your pet. Whether you need pet portraits, profile shots, or playful ones, the photographer will get the right ones. Knowing which shots to take is just one of the many benefits of having over 15 years of experience photographing and studying pet behavior.

Clients can arrange photoshoots for various pets. Oh My Dog Photography also works with cats, birds, and more. Feel free to inquire about any special pet requests.

Sunsets Unleashed

Dog sunset photoshoot [Sunsets Unleashed]

The signature sunset pictures by Sunsets Unleashed make it one of the most sought-after pet photographers in San Diego. Gives your pet an epic photo at the day's glorious end.

Sunsets Unleashed is a professional pet photography company with several years of experience. You’ll work directly with Aubrey — a friendly photographer who knows how to make pets feel comfortable in front of the camera.

Shooting on location, outside and in the sun, is the preference of Aubrey. Clients can book the sunset session where you’ll go to a coastal viewpoint and get photos of your pet at the golden hour. Her way of capturing natural light gives the pictures an unmistakably artistic touch.

Charmaine Gray Photography

Smiling dog in an orange glow [Charmaine Gray]

Time with your pets is always special – Charmaine Gray helps capture those moments. As one of the top pet photographers in San Diego, Charmaine works with all kinds of pets, including cats and horses.

She has experience shooting pet portraits and also in-action shots. Plan a photoshoot during a fun day out with your pet, or pick poses in her studio. You’ll get a private shoot experience where she’ll work with your pet for an hour. Gray also provides extra services like graphic design prints for especially creative images.

Sit Stay Smile Pet Photos

Dalmatian poses in front of a red background [Sit Stay Smile]

Document the special moments with your pet with Sit Stay Smile Pet Photos. Its main goal is spotlighting the joy and bond between pet owner and pet through pictures.

Cheryl Hornbaker founded Sit Stay Smile Pet Photography to bring the joy of pet photoshoots to everyone. She specializes in fine art pictures, in studio or on location. The studio shoots are ideal for a fun photoshoot with costumes or formal shots. Outdoor shoots can capture your pet’s personality with action photographs.

Sit Stay Smile Pet Photos operates a mobile photo studio. With them, your pet can get a glamorized photo shoot conveniently brought right to you.

David Veit Photography

A trio of dogs running photographed [David Veit]

David Veit brings out the fun side of your pet. Get your pet ready for an energetic photoshoot with much running and playing via a series of candid photos. David aims for sessions you and your pet will not soon forget.

With features in many local publications, David is a well-known pet photographer in the community. In addition, he works with numerous pet nonprofit organizations on top of his commissioned photoshoots. He offers various styles of pet photoshoot. Studio portraits are great for a fine art image of your pet. Take a family photo with your pet or let them play in a candid shoot. The ending photo gallery will gather up the best memories for your pet for you to take home.

Rachel Manning Photography

Pups play and lay in the yard [Rachel Manning]

The connection that Rachel Manning has with pets makes them cooperate long enough to snap an incredible photo. She’s one of San Diego’s go-to pet photographers.

Rachel is a pet lover herself who owns two rescue dogs. She combined her passion for pets and photography into a career that’s allowed her to work with numerous pet families throughout San Diego.

Each client gets a customized experience. First, Manning has a pre-consultation with her clients to find out what they want to shoot. Then, she’ll prepare for the shoot with set design, location scouting, etc. Be sure to ask about creating heirloom artwork for your pet.

Banyan Pet Photography

Creative dog portrait shot amidst fallen leaves [Banyan Pet Photography]

Bring the photoshoot to you when you hire Banyan Pet Photography. She brings all the equipment needed to photograph your pet at home, an excellent option for house pets looking for a gallery where they are most comfortable.

Banyan's mobile style makes planning a pet photoshoot more convenient. Now, owners don’t have to plan their day around visiting the photo studio. Instead, the team can visit you to take excellent photos right in your yard or garage. She even has a mobile studio set up as needed.

The award-winning photography skills of Banyan Pet Photography go into each picture. You can also get professional portraits and fine art pet paintings for purchase.

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