One of my favorite places in all the lands is at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon. Good thing I live close by, so I can immerse in the glory of beautiful dogs at sunrise in the colorful tulip fields for weeks! I did this session last year with Ellie while she was still an only child, before her golden sis Rosie came home to join them all. We had a truly amazing time photographing her in the stunning sunrise (my favorite time to photograph dogs there!) and watching the hot air balloons. It’s the most beautiful place, which feels like a fairy tale. I love how dog friendly they are too.
Side note, I have photographed Ellie three more times since our tulip session and I just realized while making this post that her nose wasn’t always pink, like it is now! Excuse me while I scroll through her instagram account and find out when it turned colors. Ok, so… it starting getting much lighter a few months ago, in October. I did a search for why this would happen and apparently there is such a thing and it’s called “snow nose”. It is a seasonal thing, starting when it gets cold and then the color usually come back later when it’s warmer. It’s totally harmless. Anyway, did you know about snow nose? Does this happen to your dogs too? Ellie has always had a special something and now she has even more intrigue!
If you would like to have you and your dog photographed in the marvelous tulip fields this year, get in touch. The fields open on March 18th, with peak bloom being the 1st and 2nd weeks of April. I have room for a couple more sessions there, so contact me if you would like to snag one of those spots!