Tag Archives: Christa Thatcher Photography

Photos with Santa! :: Adoptables

All of these animals are adoptable at the Lange Foundation (http://www.langefoundation.org). Please share and consider giving the gift of a forever home to one of these wonderful animals!                         …

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Kylie :: Getting Ready!

             

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Austin + Kylie :: Hitched!

I absolutely love these two. Beautiful day, beautiful location, beautiful weather, beautiful couple!  I’m going to let the photos speak for themselves.        

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Harold! :: Adoptable :: Los Angeles Pet Photographer

Harold is one of the sweetest boys I’ve had the pleasure to photograph. He ambles along with you, occasionally looking up adoringly, just happy to be out and about with you. Such a great personality! And just in case you …

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Harvey! :: Adoptable :: Los Angeles Pet Photographer

Harvey is a goofy, goofy boy and I love him. Can you guess what he is? He, too, has been at the Lange Foundation for far too long. It’s inexplicable! Who wouldn’t want this quirky boy in their life?   …

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Camille :: Adoptable! :: Los Angeles Pet Photography

Oh Camille…   Camille is a darling chihuahua mix available for adoption at the Lange Foundation. I’m baffled as to why no one has snatched her up yet! Just look at this sweet face…   From Camille’s Petfinder page: “Darling …

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Betsy + Chris :: Happily Ever After :: Colorado Springs, Colorado

“I met this guy named Chris, and… I REALLY like him.” Betsy said those words two years ago at our tenth high school reunion. Little did I know then that they’d end up getting hitched and I’d get to photograph it! I …

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Balloons (on film!)

These were all shot using a Brownie Hawkeye Flash and Ilford Delta 3200 black & white film. Love them!                                           …

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Photographing Shelter Animals :: A How-To

**This post is a beast, but I hope it’s helpful to some of you. It’s something that’s very dear to my heart! Please share this with anyone you think would benefit. Thanks for reading! – Christa** When you look at …

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Lady A’s First Birthday!

Oh, what a ham Lady A is!         But she has a serious side, too.   And she loves her mama!   Happy Birthday, silly girl!

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Buster (again!)

I just love Buster & his mama. I photographed them for the holidays in 2010 and I was thrilled when they wanted photos again for 2011. He’s rambunctious and hilarious and gives the BEST head-tilts. And his mama’s pretty adorable, …

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The Tale of Two Corgis

Sarge & Bella are two Corgis who really couldn’t be more different (at least when I’m around). Sarge is calm and attentive, while Bella is… well, Bella’s a spaz. It’s fun to see just how different they are, despite being …

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Bella, Halle & Bailey

This is the first of several long overdue posts. I’m a bad, bad blogger… These three adorable fluffballs are Bella, Halle & Bailey, and I had the pleasure of photographing them at home in September. Their mama is a fabulous …

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Peanut, Dumpling, Muffin, Sweet Potato

No, these are not just delectable treats. These are the words I’d use to describe this precious little sweetheart I’m so happy to call my niece. Meet Laila! She turned three weeks old yesterday, and I was able to travel back to …

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The Sanctuary

Sanctuary: a place of refuge; a shelter from danger or hardship Wouldn’t we all like to have a sanctuary of our own? A peaceful place to rest, relax, and enjoy your surroundings. Fortunately for a select number of lucky dogs, cats, horses, and even a …

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A long overdue post…

Wow, where has the time gone? It’s been a crazy month in our household – we moved to a new house, I got a new day job, and we added a new member to our family. Needless to say, I …

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Wordless Wednesday: Kittens!

(Okay, a few words: These kittens were all adopted from the Lange Foundation within hours of these photos being taken.  Check out the Lange Foundation if you’re looking for a furry creature to add to your family!)

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Lange Foundation Adoptables

This week at the Lange Foundation, it’s all about the cats! And now, the dogs! Lange Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving homeless and abandoned pets, and preparing them for a journey to a new, safe, loving world. …

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Wordless Wednesday

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Lange Foundation Adoptables

Another week, another batch of adoptables! Sultan’s a handsome Pomeranian with a big, fluffy coat. Colin’s another fluffball! Oh, Baby Pug! He’s being treated for a skin condition and he’s already made progress since I saw him last week. He …

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The Friday Flop: Blurry Baby

This is what happens when you have a baby pug with a skin condition who’s only interested in snarfing down his lunch. I took ten shots of him, and nine of them looked just like this: blurry with various stages …

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Wordless Wednesday

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Shooting Flowers: A How-To

I’ve been shooting a lot of flowers lately. They’re one of my favorite things to photograph. I’m no flower expert, but I like to think I’ve gotten pretty good at showcasing them. I’ve been told that a how-to tutorial would …

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Lange Foundation Adoptables!

Here are this week’s Adoptables from the Lange Foundation! This beautiful girl is Lucy Las Vegas, and she’s incredibly sweet. She’s just waiting for the perfect home. Maybe yours? Fluffy Colin is just a little fluffball of white fluff. Have …

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The Friday Flop

Look closely. See the furry dude standing in the road? He was meant to be the focal point of this photo. But sadly, I didn’t have the right lens on my camera and he scampered away before I could change …

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Wildflowermaniapalooza 2011: Carrizo Plains

There’s not much I can say about the Carrizo Plains National Monument other than it’s one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever visited. It sits in a valley right alongside the San Andreas Fault and it’s one of the …

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Wordless Wednesday: Hilly Cow!

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Wildflower Watch 2011: Poppies!

I’ve been waiting for this time of year since… well, this time last year. California has some outstanding places to view wildflowers, and I’ve been geekily planning my trips for several weeks. Wildflower Watch 2011 kicked off last Friday at …

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Wordless Wednesday: Brothers!

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Adoptables: Lange Foundation

Here are this week’s adoptables from the Lange Foundation. First up is Coco! Oh, what a sweet little guy! (Pay no mind to the flowery harness. He’s secure in his manhood.) Foxy is believed to be a Chihuahua/Shiba Inu mix. …

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