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


Worldwide Pet Pictures Awards 2021


Phrases to explain this … satisfied, 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 Alternative 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, getting into the celebrated Worldwide Pet Photographer of the 12 months competitors. 

The Awards are an annual celebration of the artistry and talent {of professional} pet photographers from throughout the globe. This yr, greater than 2500 pet portraits had been submitted by pet photographers positioned in 52 international locations and, from these, simply 25 portraits had been shortlisted by a panel of knowledgeable 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 yr.
For extra info 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 yr’s winner, Sara Glawe. For extra details about The Membership and their podcast go to: 

A month later or so, I acquired an electronic mail, saying my picture was beneath the 100 greatest Portrait submissions. Observe by one other electronic mail, my picture has been shortlisted within the 25 greatest Pet Portraits. Actually? Wow that is wonderful. 

And a few days later my picture of little Miss Daphne gained one of many prestigious Judges Alternative Awards. Mine acquired judged anonymously by Cat Race, who’s one other wonderful 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’ Decisions. It’s great to see a pure picture being chosen. On this main and extremely revered pet pictures award, towards such stiff worldwide competitors! It’s an honour to be recognised!

The picture was captured throughout Daphne’s personal 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 completely taken in pure mild and solely mild edited to maintain the shoot pure wanting. As Daphne is a professional, she was great to work with and he or she 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 everywhere in 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 profitable 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 record. 

And after all of us acquired notified about our wins and achievements, information acquired maintain of it and our work acquired revealed everywhere in 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 executed slightly joyful dance 😀

Slightly bit about myself, in case you’re new right here. 

I’m a broadcast Pet & Canine Photographer with bases in Beds, Bucks, Herts and London and obtainable 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 lot of canine and likewise cats and horses. I additionally volunteer at Animal Rescues and create a yearly Calendar for the Appledown Rescue, elevating funds for the canine. 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 canine 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 canine, I’m working as photographer for Woburn Safari Park, capturing the wild facet 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 canine all day lengthy. And also you get Kisses. Tons and many 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 canine 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, mentioned: “It has been so great to see the pet pictures trade rising and thriving, notably over the past decade. We actually imagine that as an trade and a career, pet pictures is coming into its personal. These Awards create the chance for us to rejoice the unbelievable expertise of pet photographers world wide, and the enjoyment that animals deliver to our lives. All these shortlisted needs to be extremely happy with what they’ve achieved inside the Awards this yr!” 

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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