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Hello!  I’m Christina, owner + photographer here at WYTP.  I split my time between San Diego and Denver, and typically, you’ll find us in the Golden State during the winter months from December through January.  If you’re looking to book a shoot during that time, I’d love to help!

Newton & Me in Colorado
Christina Cookson shows the humorous side of pets that they only express when they become part of your family, the goofy childish side that makes us say that they’re our fur babies. Compositionally, she’s a highly skilled artist who takes some of the best editorial dog photos we’ve seen.

Dog Photography

Dog /dɔɡ/ n. – the best friend you will ever have. Since you’ve stubbled upon my page, I imagine you get this sentiment completely. I have had the absolute pleasure of photographing so many adorable dogs over the last almost decade, and there’s nothing I’d love more than capturing your baby and your bond with them. I know I’ll get some beautiful photos that you’ll cherish forever.

Cat Photography

Cat /kat/ n. – the furry little sociopath who rules your household and manages to look innocent while doing so. Yep, that about sums up our feline friends. They are beautiful, independent, loving and sometimes shy creatures. Having photographed so many cats in the past, including dozens of rescue cats, I totally get cat-ness. I have the patience and lenses to document all their beauty and uniqueness!

Pets and their Families

What makes WYTP special is that every session includes photos with you and your furbaby, and that is always included in your package. Our furkids love us, and we love them more than words can say. While you may not love being in front of the camera, I always encourage it, because you probably don’t have many, if any, beautiful photos of you with you best friend. And don’t fret, my sessions are never super structured or posed. II love to capture candid and intimate moments that just come naturally from you simply interacting with your baby.

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Hear the buzz about Christina and WYTP!

We 100% recommend working with Christina! Christina and her husband, John, are such a great team. We have an elderly dog who is usually camera-shy, but they were able to really bring out the best in him! Christina responds quickly, and was very thorough on the day of the shoot. We love our photos!
Michelle A.
Christina and John are absolutely amazing! We were gifted a photoshoot from my sister in AZ, and Wag Your Tail Pet Photography was recommended highly by someone my sister knew from there. And WOW! Were the results incredible. Christina was incredibly responsive, and professional. They made the shoot itself a breeze, and they were able to get our old (sometimes grumpy) pooch to behave, smile, and feel comfortable.
Ben H.
I wish I could add an extra star! We had the most amazing experience with Christina. She made our entire family, including our loud and vocal dog Charlie, feel comfortable during our photo session. After years of professional photography sessions with a variety of different photographers, these are by far our favorite pictures. She captured our sweet boy perfectly. Our photo session with Christina was gifted to us shortly after our 10 year old fur baby was diagnosed with cancer and we feel that Christina has given us an irreplicable gift with these photos; she brought light to a dark time and we will cherish these memories and photos forever. Christina truly has unbelievable talent and we are so thankful for her!
Sarah G.
Not only is Christina the best pet photographer in San Diego, she is an incredible person! I’m convinced she creates magic everywhere she goes! She is a master at her craft and this world is so much more beautiful for it. Not only will she capture so many beautiful images for you but she’ll make the entire experience unforgettable.
Kimberly R.
We are so happy with our experience with Christina. She did such a great job capturing our pup and helped us be fully prepped for the experience. I would highly recommend hiring her to do any pet photos as these are photos we will love and appreciate for a long time. Thank you!
Ming S.

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