Get Your Photos Ready! I’m Judging a Free Contest on Phoozl.com

Hello! I wanted to send a quick note (and video) out to let you know that I am judging a photo contest that just launched on Phoozl.com. The winner will receive a 30 minute photo consultation with me (as well as worldwide recognition and a PhoozL award icons for your website). For more information or to enter, visit this page.

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Posted on July 10, 2012 by Andrew Darlow | Filed Under Books, Contests, News, Pet Photography 101 Book

Recent WLOB Maine Interview on Holiday Photo Tips Available for Download

I’m  very happy to announce that I was recently interviewed by Debi Davis of Mind Your Own Business Radio on the topic of how to take better holiday photos. The interview runs about 16 minutes, and you can listen to it here: via this link In the interview I share various tips for photographing people, pets and more during the holiday season.

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Posted on November 14, 2011 by Andrew Darlow | Filed Under Events with Andrew Darlow, Exhibitions, News, Tips

I’m Guest Author this Month on DogRead

I’m very happy to announce that I will be guest author for the month of September on DogRead. DogRead is a free, moderated online book club hosted on Yahoo!Groups where authors and members participate in an interactive workshop format featuring a new dog-related book each month. I’ll be answering questions and commenting on photos posted on our Flickr group page related to the topic of photographing dogs, people and other pets. I invite anyone who is interested to become a member of DogRead.

Here is some information about DogRead from the press release, which you can find here:

The group was founded in March of 2000 by Treshell Jones and currently has over 5700 members. Members can search the extensive archive of more than 70,000 posts from over 130 guest authors and members. Many DogRead authors have been recipients of prestigious writing awards and have appeared on The New York Times Best Seller lists. For more information or to become a member, visit http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/DogRead .

The group was founded in March of 2000 by Treshell Jones and currently has over 5700 members. Members can search the extensive archive of more than 70,000 posts from over 130 guest authors and members. Many DogRead authors have been recipients of prestigious writing awards and have appeared on The New York Times Best Seller lists. For more information or to become a member, visit http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/DogRead .

I hope to see you there!

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Posted on September 1, 2010 by Andrew Darlow | Filed Under Uncategorized

Video Interview by the Cute Pet Gazette at Super Pet Expo

A few months back I exhibited at the Super Pet Expo in Edison, NJ and was asked if I wanted to be interviewed by Kenneth Andrew Bell of the Cute Pet Gazette. I was honored to have the opportunity to share some tips, and here’s the result:

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Posted on August 31, 2010 by Andrew Darlow | Filed Under 301 Inkjet Tips Book, Tips

Art Auction to benefit Lilo’s Promise Animal Rescue 4/10/2010

I’m very happy to announce an event being held this Saturday (4/10/2010) in southern New Jersey. I’m one of many artists who was asked to donate some artwork for the Artistic Expressions Art Auction, an event that benefits a great non-profit rescue organization called Lilo’s Promise. The piece I donated is a 16×20 matted and framed image of Elwood (image shown below). I also donated a few copies of my book, Pet Photography 101: Tips for Taking better Photos of Your Dog or Cat (Focal Press).


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Below is information about the event, with a letter from Heather Speeks, chair of the The Artistic Expressions Art Auction. As she notes, tickets are complimentary by request only through their website (lilospromise.com)

Date/Time: Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Place: Collingswood Community Center
Collingswood, NJ
Website: www.lilospromise.com

Picture your adored pup in an abusive home or facing euthanasia after a long stay at an animal shelter. Lilo’s Promise Animal Rescue, located in Voorhees, NJ, removes dogs from these situations, loves and trains them until they are ready to take the next step toward being a treasured pet. Lilo’s helps all breeds, but specializes in our beloved pit bulls. These misunderstood and mismanaged kids get trapped in the system and need every advantage they can get.

As chair of the The Artistic Expressions Art Auction, I am dedicated to raise the funds needed to achieve Lilo’s goal of doubling the amount of dogs saved in 2009. While this is a huge undertaking for us, we are determined to reach our goal to help the dogs that need us.

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on April 10, attendees are invited to whet their palates with a Wine Tasting and Meet the Artists Hour sponsored by local vendors. A Live Auction, beginning at 7:30 p.m. will feature an amazing and eclectic assortment of art, with opening bids ranging from five dollars into the hundreds.  A current listing of our local, national and international artists donating work is available on our website at www.lilospromise.com.

Please join us for an exciting evening of food, wine and art and help Lilo’s Promise continue to rescue homeless animals.  Tickets are complimentary by request only through our website (lilospromise.com).

We hope to see you there!
-Heather Speeks – 856-783-2024 – HSpeeks@msn.com

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Posted on April 7, 2010 by Andrew Darlow | Filed Under News, Pet-related Events

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