Dog Photography in Seattle: A Dirtie Dog is a Happy Dog

If you want to make a friend in Seattle, get a dog. If you’re not from around here, then you might not know about this thing called “The Seattle Freeze.” It’s the name for the struggle newcomers have in making friends after first moving here. For some reason, Seattleites take a really long time to […]

Still Wild At Heart. Seattle Pet Photography by Marika Moffitt

On summer nights, Kerouac starts to come alive just before sunset. I’m ready for snuggling, and she’s planning adventures. She tells me all about them. In her husky ways, she lets me know that we are in this together, and she expects me to get my crap together so we can be on our way. […]

Dogs of Camp: every dog is a work of art.

Collaboration is my love language. I talk about this a lot in the various business and pet-related circles I’m involved with because I believe that when you work together with other passionate individuals or groups who are in alignment with your core values, you can create absolutely incredible things that make a difference in your […]

I’m So Excited Right Meow: Seattle Pet Photographer Wins A WPPI Silver Award.

I am not kitten around. I am so excited right meow. Yes, those puns were worth it because I have something awesome to celebrate with you all. I’ve won a Silver Award in the Wedding & Portrait Photographers International Annual 16×20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Competition. This was my first time entering such a prestigious […]

That’s Amore: The January/February Cover of Pet Connection Magazine!

Sometimes ideas present themselves to us before we know that they’re here in perfect timing. In December of 2019, I got to put together a special shoot for the January/February North issue of Pet Connection Magazine. It was kind of a last minute situation because there was supposed to be a different cover, but due […]

The Limelight Pet Project: Together We Shine.

This year has taught me a lot of lessons. Some have been a long time coming, some have brought me to tears and every single one of them has been essential in helping me grow as a creator, collaborator, business owner and human. Out of all of these lessons, there is one that stands out […]

Seattle Dogs In Autumn: Seattle Pet Photography with Marika Moffitt

Here we are again. The time for portraits of dogs zooming through piles of leaves has arrived. The crisp, golden light beaming through trees with brightly colored foliage makes for an incredible backdrop, and the leaves that have fallen to the ground provide endless opportunity for hilarious moments. I love photographing dogs any time of […]

To be loved by a cat. Seattle pet photography by Marika Moffitt.

When I was 21 years old, I lived in a two bedroom apartment in a fourplex with two roommates. It was my first apartment, and I think we only paid around $750 per month for rent. We only lived there for a year, but so many wonderful memories come from that year. One of my […]