Pictures for a Trigger | Westway Studio


My life’s mission has been to do good and put pleasure again out into the world by way of my images. I’ve all the time had this unwavering dedication to do… to realize… 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 wish 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) joyful and enhance the world by way of our artwork. Right this moment, I wish to spotlight just a few methods Westway lives out our “images for a trigger.”

That is Why We Do What We Do:

To Make Homes Hotter…

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

Two phrases, one hashtag: #nailedit!

One in every of my favourite facets of working with households is seeing stunning art work of their animal companions go on their partitions. Check out this advantageous artwork household pet portraiture I had the pleasure of making and putting in!

And Reminiscences Stronger.

“I had seen Terran’s work with my buddy’s canine. The images have been stunning! 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, means to work with my canine’s quirks and my very emotional state created a number of souvenir items. Terran is so compassionate {and professional}. It’s exhausting to place into phrases simply how vital your complete course of has been in my means to grieve my little Licorice. I can’t suggest working with Westway Studio sufficient. You’ll not be dissatisfied!” – Lisa L.

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

This is the reason we do what we do: to make good moments good recollections… and good recollections good reminders… of the enjoyment it’s to like a pet.

Residing Out “Undertake Don’t Store”

It’s wonderful what a very good photograph can do and much more wonderful how deceptive a foul photograph could be. Contemplate, 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 gentle and you’ve got the recipe for a not-so-great adoption image. That is the place Westway’s images for a trigger is available in!

By means of our images, we’re serving to adoptable senior canines discover their without end 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 just a few occasions 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, expertise, and keenness to design the calendar and use one in every of my commerce printers to get the perfect pricing for Lionel’s Legacy.

We purpose to lift $10,000 yearly for the senior canines with this!

Wish to assist, too? Contemplate making a donation to Lionel’s Legacy to assist take care of these fantastic pups or select a rescue near your individual coronary heart, and neighborhood, to place just a little good again into the world.

Giving Again to the Group – Instructing Model

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

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

Lending help to others who’re having hassle seeing the forest by way of the bushes. Typically an outdoor perspective is all it takes to assist issues come collectively

Sharing information about finest practices for operating a profitable enterprise. I like serving to others learn to make a residing by way of their very own exhausting work and dedication. Reside to work, not work to dwell.

Serving to others put their very own affect on the world by way of the issues which are vital to them.

^ Terran talking at Animal Picture Makers 2022

Empowering others expands constructive 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.

Instructing means extra individuals are actually able to reaching pet mother and father, shelters, rescues, and pet companies with their work. As pets change into an increasing number of part of our households, we’re breaking down the stigma of getting stunning portraits created of your pets. We love our pets like youngsters and so they should be celebrated and remembered.

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

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