Images for a Trigger | Westway Studio


My life’s mission has been to do good and put pleasure again out into the world by my pictures. I’ve at all times had this unwavering willpower to do… to attain… to make a distinction… and I knew from a younger age that working with and for animals was my calling.

I imply, who wouldn’t need to spend their whole profession mastering the artwork of getting soiled simply to seize a single second of pet life? (Can’t we agree that animals simply have extra enjoyable?)

As photographers, we’re in a singular place to make pets (and folks, too, I suppose) completely satisfied and enhance the world by our artwork. At present, I need to spotlight a couple of methods Westway lives out our “pictures for a trigger.”

That is Why We Do What We Do:

To Make Homes Hotter…

“Each time I flip the nook and see the photographs, they make me smile!” – Tammy S.

Two phrases, one hashtag: #nailedit!

Certainly one of my favourite facets of working with households is seeing lovely paintings of their animal companions go on their partitions. Check out this fantastic artwork household pet portraiture I had the pleasure of making and putting in!

And Recollections Stronger.

“I had seen Terran’s work with my pal’s canine. The images had been lovely! When my vet instructed me to contemplate my superior little buddy of 16 years as being on hospice, I knew instantly I wished to do a legacy shoot with Terran and Westway Studio. Terran’s consideration to element, skill to work with my canine’s quirks and my very emotional state created a number of memento items. Terran is so compassionate {and professional}. It’s onerous to place into phrases simply how vital the complete course of has been in my skill to grieve my little Licorice. I can not advocate working with Westway Studio sufficient. You’ll not be upset!” – Lisa L.

It doesn’t get any simpler on the intestine or coronary heart to do legacy portrait classes as an expert pet photographer, however it’s oh-so vital and value each tear shed to seize lovely reminiscences like these:

That is why we do what we do: to make good moments good reminiscences… and good reminiscences good reminders… of the enjoyment it’s to like a pet.

Dwelling Out “Undertake Don’t Store”

It’s wonderful what an excellent picture can do and much more wonderful how deceptive a foul picture may be. Take into account, for a second, a senior rescue canine who’s scared and confused in an unfamiliar place. The setting hardly makes for a contented topic, proper? Now think about an animal-loving — however maybe photographically-challenged — volunteer with a cellphone in dim mild and you’ve got the recipe for a not-so-great adoption image. That is the place Westway’s pictures for a trigger is available in!

By way of our pictures, we’re serving to adoptable senior canines discover their endlessly houses. Exhibiting them off in skilled imagery and spreading the phrase on the advantages of adoption.

Annual calendar fundraiser for Lionel’s Legacy

We {photograph} the Lionel’s Legacy senior rescue canines a couple of instances per 12 months, then LL sells sponsorship pages of their annual calendar that may get your title/enterprise on listed on the web page and mean you can select which rescue pup will get to be featured that month. I volunteer my time, abilities, and keenness to design the calendar and use one among my commerce printers to get the easiest pricing for Lionel’s Legacy.

We goal to boost $10,000 yearly for the senior canines with this!

Wish to assist, too? Take into account making a donation to Lionel’s Legacy to assist look after these fantastic pups or select a rescue near your personal coronary heart, and group, to place somewhat good again into the world.

Giving Again to the Neighborhood – Educating Type

I L-O-V-E instructing! Right here’s what I really like most about instructing others the enjoyment of pictures:

Serving to aspiring photographers obtain a-ha moments of their photographic abilities and enterprise methods — significantly, watching these lightbulb moments when every part simply *clicks* is probably the most rewarding feeling!

Lending assist to others who’re having hassle seeing the forest by the timber. Generally an outdoor perspective is all it takes to assist issues come collectively

Sharing data about finest practices for working a profitable enterprise. I really like serving to others learn to make a dwelling by their very own onerous work and willpower. Dwell to work, not work to dwell.

Serving to others put their very own affect on the world by the issues which might be vital to them.

^ Terran talking at Animal Picture Makers 2022

Empowering others expands optimistic change.

Once you hone a ability set, you ignite ardour. Once you ignite ardour, you unfold positivity. Who doesn’t need extra of that?

Expansive affect on the pet trade.

Educating means extra individuals at the moment are able to reaching pet mother and father, shelters, rescues, and pet companies with their work. As pets grow to be increasingly more part of our households, we’re breaking down the stigma of getting lovely portraits created of your pets. We love our pets like kids they usually need to be celebrated and remembered.

Giving again comes naturally while you’re surrounded by issues that encourage you & kick your ardour into excessive gear. What’s that for you?

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