Help Feed Our Furry Friends!

Share the Joy Pet Photography of Lafayette is teaming up with the Contra Costa Humane Society on Friday, November 16th to collect dog and cat food for needy families so they can keep their pets in their loving homes and out of shelters. Share the Joy Photography is holding 15 minute mini studio sessions for pets for $50 and a 30 pound bag of dog or cat food. All food is donated to the Contra Costa County Humane Society’s AniMeals Program where in conjunction with local food banks, food is distributed to needy families so they can keep their pets fed and in their homes. Participants receive a beautiful 5×7 print and web sized digital file.  All participants will receive a 20% off coupon from Pet Food Express in Lafayette!

Share The Joy Photography is a pet exclusive photography studio. Owner and Photographer Barbara Brady-Smith is a Certified Professional Photographer and a member of HeARTs Speak, an organization that teams artists with rescue groups to help pets find their forever homes. She donates her time photographing rescues, doing outreach for rescue organizations and visiting hospice patients and little kids with her therapy dog Julie.

Call 925-284-3280 to reserve your space now or email  For information on AniMeals at the Contra Costa Humane Society,  call (925) 279-2247 or go to

AniMeals Fundraiser

Pets Get Meals Too!

What a wonderful program!

Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center and Hill’s Pet Nutrition have teamed up with Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services to provide dog food to needy seniors.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is generously donating bags of Hill’s Healthy Advantage pet food to low-income seniors in Contra Costa County. Hill’s is matching every bag of Healthy Advantage pet food purchased at the Medical Center. Food will be distributed to needy seniors in the Friendly Visitors Program of Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services.

Purchase a bag of Healthy Advantage pet food to donate to the program, by contacting Marilyn Hagler at Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center (925) 284-1350.


“The Inside of a Horse is Good for the Outside of a Man” – Winston Churchill…..PPA sponsored Horse Photography Workshop

Horses are such beautiful creatures!  How often though do you have the opportunity to photograph 7 of them in a lovely setting all in one day? Professional Photographers of America sponsored a horse photography workshop under the wonderful tutelage of photographer Ann Gordon.  Here are a few images from the day!

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