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Rufus & Armani - A Christmas Card Story

One of my favorite times of the year is when I receive a call from Pat to schedule a session for a holiday card with Rufus and Armani. It all started three years ago when Pat wanted to do it as a surprise for her sons. Then we did it a second time, and this year people were asking Pat if she had had their photo taken yet. I love how it has become a tradition. As you can imagine whenever you combine a cat + a dog + a Christmas display it is going to be an adventure, so I've included a couple of behind-the-scenes photos as well. Here are a few of my favorites. I can't wait until next year! 

Rufus & Armani

One of my favorite things is when I get hired to do a portrait session as a surprise. I mean, who doesn't want to be James Bond for an afternoon? Pat called me a few weeks before the holidays and wanted to do a Christmas card of her sons' cat and dog who are best buddies. I was so excited. While the husband and sons were out, I met Pat in their home and we created these festive portraits of Rufus and Armani. I love how it all turned out, and so did Pat's sons' when they opened their gift on Chrismas morning. cat and dog christmas card