Northwest Arkansas Wedding and Portrait Photographer
Wes Ryan, Storyfisher & Taleteller
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Northwest Arkansas Wedding and Portrait Blog

Wes Ryan is a Northwest Arkansas based portrait and wedding photographer specializing in professionals, families, children and pets! Wes Ryan serves as a photographer in Fayetteville, Rogers and surrounding areas in Arkansas. Check out my photography blog, where I talk a little more in depth about my clients, the photography work I love, and an occasional portrait photography adventure.

Elle the Lady Mastiff

This is Elle. Her human, Abby, e-mailed me to book a session using my $95 Session Promo, which is available to dog owners, couples, families and individuals living within an hour of Denver, Colorado. Elle is a 7-year-old mastiff, which I've learned is considered the golden years for most extra-large breed canines.

No one likes to talk or think about the idea that our beloved companions are only here for a short time in comparison to our long lives. I can't stress what an honor it is to photograph Elle and other elderly dogs like her. She was still quite active and easily kept up with us as we hiked the South Mesa Trail (one of my favorite areas to shoot outside Denver).

All of my appointments for dog sessions are about an hour. Sometimes it doesn't take as long, but I always have a little extra time scheduled to ensure that I've got all the images I need to create a full collection. Ideally, I