Hi, I’m Kira DeDecker (“key-ra dee-decker”) and I’m a pet photographer serving Arizona’s greater Phoenix Metro area. Welcome to my blog! This is where I share not only my most recent work but also my life with you. Client sneak peeks, Facebook recaps, announcements, updates, awesome new offerings and the occasional (okay, frequent) story about my crazy but amazing life with my three dogs – Sox, Bixby and Waffles.

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Pet Photography Tips: Getting Perky Ears

When I’m shooting so I look for soft eyes, loose body posture, happy wagging tails, a relaxed mouth (open or closed – just no fear grimace or snarl) and attentive ears. Keep in mind, there are many types of dog ears – prick, drop, button, bat and so on; as a general rule of thumb, […]

May 14, 2014

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Shooting Action and Moving Subjects

I would say the three most frequent questions I get asked is 1.) How I post process 2.)What lenses do I use and 3.) How do I shoot action. I see the same things pop up when people ask about capturing moving subjects — What camera settings, Shutter speed, etc etc etc. There is no […]

December 17, 2012

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Kira DeDecker is an on-location lifestyle pet photographer specializing in one-of-a-kind fine art and modern portraits. She works exclusively with dogs, cats and all other four legged creatures to create vibrant, quirky and soulful works of art.She also photographs needy animals pro-bono for non-profit animal organizations (like Cavalier Rescue USA).

Kira DeDecker Photography is a editorial and commercial pet photographer based in Glendale AZ and serves the Metro Phoenix area (Scottsdale, Peoria, Phoenix, Suncity, Surprise, Goodyear, Avondale and Tempe) and beyond.

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The List 
The Daily Dog Tag 1,2,3,4,5,6
Hair of the Dog 1,2,3
Pretty Fluffy 1,2
Itty Bitty & Fluffy 1,2,
Healthy Paws 
PAWSH Magazine & Studio
Joy Session 1,2,3
Beautiful Beasties 1,2,3,4

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