If you are in need of a mid-week smile, this dog-friendly e-session from Kate Spencer Photography is just the ticket. Mia, the Red Labrador Retriever, loves being with her humans and is very photogenic.
From Kate: “This was such a fun engagement session to capture. Mia is such a good girl and loved to have her photo taken! Mia enjoys duck hunting, paddle boarding, and running! Ashton and Rob picked Mia because she wasn’t like the rest of the puppies in her litter.
Ashton and Rob met one summer in their hometown just two months before Ashton was set to move to five hours away to begin her full-time career. They fell in love quickly through their love of the outdoors, adventure, and duck hunting. They decided to continue their relationship long-distance for a year and a half and dreamed of living together and getting a dog to hunt with them.
After a couple of moves, they finally landed in their first home together and decided to get a puppy. It just so happened that a close friend of Ashton’s family just had a litter of red lab puppies. They traveled to Texas to find their girl. Mia was a natural choice for them. Not only was she the runt of the group, but she also has two white paws – a trait most lab owners would overlook. Ever since they brought home their special girl, she has been the center of their lives and the most spoiled dog in the house!”
From Ashton: “Mia is our little girl from Texas, and she has a big attitude and love to match. She’s a pretty unique pup with her white paws and her liver-colored nose, which are what drew us to her. Mia easily became such a large part of our family that we knew our engagement photos wouldn’t be complete without her. Mostly because everything we do she does with us, including riding on the paddleboard. She loves checking out what’s going on from the water and being able to jump in and swim whenever she wants. Although she is an adventurous pup, she loves to cuddle up with us just as much. Not only does Mia retrieve ducks and geese, but she’s going to be our flower girl too! Mia stole our hearts from the beginning, and we can’t imagine doing something without our Texas girl!”
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About Kate Spencer Photography: Based in Central Illinois, Kate specializes in wedding photography. She is available for worldwide travel.
Alli Smith says
I love all the photos, especially the paddle-board ones – they are amazing and so unique. Beautiful couple and dog!
Amber Myers says
It’s so cute that she likes to be on the paddleboard too! So fun. I also had a long distance relationship with my now husband.
I didn’t even know they were red Labrador retrievers. That dog is gorgeous! That family loves that dog and you can tell. What a beautiful photo shoot.
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What gorgeous photos! I am particularly partial to labs myself (who isn’t?) and your beautiful red lab is lucky to have loving, outdoorsy owners like you.
oh my gosh she is beautiful- ive actually never seen a red labrador before and she’s just a beauty!
Cute couple but she is definitely a show stopper.
Kelli A says
Mia is an adorable red lab! I love her white back paws. While I believe they are happy with her, she looks super happy with them as well!
All of the photos are so beautiful and unique. Mia, looks like such a great fur baby.
Mia is a beautiful dog! You do such a good job capturing the spirit and personality of the dogs you photograph.
Terri Steffes says
What cool pictures! I love the ones on the water. I really like it when there is nature in the shots. What a gorgeous dog, too.
I can see why they were instantly drawn to her. What a beautiful dog. The photos are truly amazing and seem to capture the fun loving nature of the whole family!
Ruth I says
She is absolutely adorable. You guys as a unit look so good. I am sure she’s obedient because she’s taken care of properly.
Such great pictures. I love the views and those pictures where they were in paddleboards are the cutest.
Lisa Favre says
You know, this is the first time I have ever seen a red labrador retriever? Mia is so incredibly adorable!
I just love these photoshoots. I could never pick out a favorite because every time I say. “that’s my favorite” until the next one comes along.
I love labrador retriever. I actually would really love to have that breed of dog someday. I don’t have any dogs, just cats, but what a beautiful dog. Great photos too.
Mama Maggie's Kitchen says
Aww.. She is really beautiful! And she looks so stunning on those photos. Love to cuddle her.
Ruth Epstein says
What a beautiful girl, loved the photos
Jana Rade says
That is so obviously such a happy family– a match made in heaven.
The Dash Kitten Crew says
What a lovely and inventive photoshoot. I love the staging and the adventurous spirit of the dog. Well done on an amazing job and congratulations to the couple!