The process is about patience and understanding. Your love for your animal brings joy and passion into my work. I tell everyone that your session will look like a circus but when you see the final images you will be amazed and in awe of how incredible your family looks!

What to Expect

Each session is fully customized and unique to your needs and your animal’s personality. We work together before, during, and after to create dream portraits of your family that will live on your walls for years to come.

A session is more like a fun romp in the park instead of the constant “SIT. WAIT. SIIIIIIT. SIT. SIT. SIT. NO! WAIT!!!” Your animal does not have to be trained. He does not have to sit in every photo. Your animal does not need to know his recall or be good off leash. I take care of all of that with in person tricks, learning your animal’s special quirks, and a little post processing magic. You just have to play with and praise your dog to help keep them relaxed. Have a dog with anxiety or reactivity? No problem! I will follow their lead by scouting a location that works well and let them take their time getting comfortable.

I'm here to capture the raw, genuine moments you share with your pets or children throughout their lifetime. Because they deserve to be remembered. Make sure to leave your phone number!

01 Complete the inquiry form here

We'll hop on a Zoom or phone call to get to know one another and make sure we're a great fit! This is also a great time to learn more about you, your preferences, and what you're looking for in a photographer.

02 let's meet!

Once you're ready to move forward, we will set up a time to meet in person. This is the best time for learn about your family! We will go through some samples, plan your session, chat outfits, inspiration, locations, etc. If you need help planning it all out, I'm your gal every step of the way!

03 it's planning time

Once the big day arrives, I'll be there to document the genuine moments with your pets or family members. My focus is on capturing the bond between animal and human in its finest moments, whether it be adventures or everyday life right at home.

04 Your scheduled session

2-3 weeks after your session, we will meet in your home to view the images together and choose what looks best in your home. Don't worry! I'll bring my samples again. Your order will be placed at this time. Payment plans are available!

05 image delivery

the process

This collection is designed to follow your fast growing puppy from when you bring them home to their one year birthday!

Year of the Dog

  • Full guidance from Chelsea from start to finish
  • Location of your choice
  • Pets & people welcome (more than 2 dogs will require an additional fee)
  • Goody bag to take home
  • Yummy treats for reward
  • Basic edit on proofs

Signature sessions are for the parents who wants it all! Their product goal is a wall of their best pals- large wall art and a variety of prints with a few fun items or an heirloom album. With these fine-art products in mind, the signature session delivers a stunning range of unique and captivating visual memories of your family with variety in locations, activities, and all aspects of your best friend's character and uniqueness.

Signature Session

let's get together!

Session Info

Please note that the creative fees do not include any products, prints, or digital images. Session fees includes pre-session preparations, our time together photographing (and playing!), basic editing, and your in person presentation. All wall art is available for purchase separately.

Capturing your pets exactly as they are

  • 4 30 minute sessions over 1 year
  • A custom pupcake and family portrait for the final session
  • 6x6 custom album

We keep time open in our schedule to accommodate last minute Remembrance Sessions. Please reach out to us for availability.

We book our sessions anywhere from 2 days to a year in advance, so please have a time frame in mind. To reserve your date and rain date, please call or send us an email. 

Have a senior or terminally ill dog?

Wall Art

At Unleashed, I do not just take pictures of your dog in pretty scenery- you have a phone for that! I create beautiful portraits of your dog being themselves. I capture the companionship between you and your dog. After our session, we will work together to create museum quality artwork to display in your home. These moments, these relationships- they belong on your wall.

Custom framing, metal art, canvas, heirloom albums, portrait boxes

For a totally customized experience, your products and prints are sold separately after your shoot.

Custom artwork as unique as your best friend

"There aren’t enough stars to give to Chelsea from Unleashed Photography! 

We were total newbies to getting photos done and our pup can be a bit standoff-ish at first. She totally brought her out of her shell and you could tell she genuinely wanted our photos to turn out good. She was helpful throughout the entire experience all the way through ordering our products.If you’re even considering reaching out for a session, don’t think twice just do it."  


"OMG OMG OMG!! Our day with Chelsea was amazing, but the photos she was able to capture are nothing short of a miracle.

My pups were not exactly the best models and yet she made it look like Tucker was a professional ans Maisy an aspiring amateur. Oh and she also got my family in there as well. The day was great and the photos are perfection. Choosing our favorites is literally so difficult right now. I recommend her a thousand times over."

Tucker + Maisy

"Comfortable, easy-going experience. 

Chelsea took extra care to learn about our pup and treated her with so much love,

even learning about her likes, dislikes and any food allergies before our shoot. Wonderful experience and our photos turned out amazing! 10/10 & such an added bonus that our shoot helped puppies in need!"


"It isn’t easy to work with 5 dogs and Chelsea made this a stress free experience! 

She is fabulous and has so much patience with our pets, they love her! (And all of her good treats she has for them!) Our pictures turned out absolutely beautiful, this is one of my favorites I ever had taken with these guys!!! Also in this photo shoot it benefited a rescue. Not only do I have fabulous pictures but it was for a great cause! I would highly recommend Unleashed Photography!!!"

Yoshi, Richard, PingPing, Stella + Mazi

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