Why Beyond the Fence?

Beyond the Fence is about dogs being dogs – running, playing, sometimes rolling in the mud, and always wagging tails. We believe that our photography adventures should be fun for the dogs, which means all of our photography sessions take place outdoors where dogs can explore and just be themselves. Whether your dog loves running on the beach, climbing mountains, or strolling through the city, we’ll plan the perfect adventure for you and your dog.

Because there’s an amazing world out there and no better way to explore it than with your dog.

Based in Boston, MA, Beyond the Fence photographs dogs in natural landscapes throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine and in select travel locations.

We believe

Every Dog is An

Adventure Dog

If you could freeze one moment in time, what would that moment be?

Would it be watching your dog race down the beach at sunrise? Or seeing your dog ahead of you on the trail as the mountains come into view? Or would it be a quiet moment in the park, a moment just for you and your dog?

Choose your dog’s  adventure, and we’ll help you plan all the details.

What if?

The photography is beautiful, but what if?

  • What if your dog can’t be off-leash?
  • What if your dog is reactive?
  • What if you and your dog aren’t experienced hikers?
  • What if your dog is terminally ill?

We have adventure options for every dog!

Every portrait session is customized to fit your dog’s individual needs. If your dog needs to be on a leash, I’m able to edit the leash out of the final portraits. If your dog is happier exploring somewhere away from other people and dogs, I know just the place! If you and your dog prefer somewhere that doesn’t require a lot of walking, I can plan an adventure for you too.

Editing Magic

Two dogs photographed by the ocean with their owner holding their leashes.
Photograph of two dogs after their leashes have been edited out of the photo.
Example of final framed artwork of two dogs standing by the ocean at sunset


Lola is often nervous around new people, so I was worried this would be the case during her photo session. Instead, it was the complete opposite! Blue was so calm and patient that Lola immediately felt comfortable and had so much fun. I’ve never seen her warm up to someone so quickly!

~Nicole G.

Highlights & Adventures

Finn the Adventure Cat

Finn the Adventure Cat

Photographing an adventure kitty in an epic landscape has long been on my bucket list. Well, my dream came true when I was in Scotland for a pet photographer meetup last spring!  When I heard that "Adventure Cat" Finn would be meeting us at Glasgow (with his two dog...

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Clementine at the Arboretum

Clementine at the Arboretum

I met Clementine and her family for a spring adventure at the Arnold Arboretum. What could be a more perfect way to celebrate spring than an adventure through my favorite flower gardens in Boston? Clementine is a rescue dog from Louisiana who hit the jackpot when she...

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Wash, Percy, and Frankie

Wash, Percy, and Frankie

 Wash, Percy, and Frankie's adventure brought us into the woods, a place of trees and streams and pine needle covered trails. Their portraits were a Christmas gift for their family. I love the idea of portraits as a gift! The artwork in your home - something that you...

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Contact Us

Is your dog ready for his or her big adventure? Whether you're ready to schedule or just looking for more info, I'm always happy to chat. I would love to hear more about your dog!