A Boy and His Dog - Metro Detroit Wedding Photographer

There are so many classics about a boy and his dog:  Turner & Hooch, Where the Red Fern Grows (I don't know if this is really a classic, but I remember reading the book in elementary school and it always stuck with me - so I'm including it), Old Yeller and Lassie, to name a few.  Well, this story is also about a boy and his dog - Jack and Riley, his Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.

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You see, I have known Jack's mom, Katie for about 14 years.  Wait.  14 years... I just had a time- gets-away-from-you-when-you-aren't-paying-attention-moment!  But, this story is about a boy and his dog, remember? 

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I have known Jack for 2 years.  Jack turned 2 back in January (if you missed his 1st birthday, check it out here).  I've known Jack his whole life.  When Katie asked me to take his 2-year photos, I was ecstatic!  Katie is one of my dearest friends and I was so happy to be able to capture this precious age for her and her husband.

Since we live in Michigan, we were 99% certain the weather would be atrocious in March (1% chance it would be 65 degrees and sunny), so we opted for an indoor session.  Jack's room is decorated with a woodland theme, so the teepee (Target) and campfire set (Land of Nod), were a perfect addition.  When Katie put Jack in front of the teepee, Riley got right in there as well, with no hesitation.  I think she thought the photo session was for her and that Jack was there just to look cute.

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It was adorable to watch Jack get right next to Riley and cuddle up.  Katie explained that they were best friends and it was apparent because I got the biggest smiles from Jack when he was hugging on Riley - hugging Riley and making me smell his stuffies feet (hey I'm a mom of boys - I know what makes them tick). 

Jack was such a good boy during his whole session, but I am pretty sure the 10 runs down the hall and back, halfway through his session helped. So without further ado, here are some of my favorites:

Thank you Katie and Ed for everything.  Jack, you are such a cutie and my boys would love to play with you again soon.  Riley, keep doing what you're doing girl!

Cheers,

Lisa

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