For over seven years, photographer Teresa Berg has been creating portraits of homeless animals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Partnering primarily with Dallas Fort Worth Dachshund Rescue, Collin County Humane Society and several other organizations, Teresa has helped raise awareness and increase adoption rates substantially.
Her photographs have helped speed up adoption rates and cut down time in foster care from 3-6 months to 8 weeks –making room for more homeless animals. She publishes calendars and greeting cards showing the beautiful faces of adopted animals to raise awareness for their quality and beauty.
Teresa Berg is a nationally recognized photographer with more than 20 years of professional photography experience. Berg specializes in artistic pet and family portraits for a sophisticated clientele.
Berg’s work has been featured on the CBS Early Show, CBS News Sunday Morning, The Today Show online, BBC Radio, The Dallas Morning News, The Toronto Star, Professional Photographer Magazine, Country Living Magazine, Doxie Digest, and numerous blogs. Her volunteer efforts have saved hundreds of dogs and raised thousands of dollars for animal rescue.
She is a graduate of the Elkins Institute of Photography and a member of the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).
Berg co-authored the book: DOG SHOTS | Tips & Tricks for Pet Photographers, which serves as a guide to helping professional photographers. Additionally, she offers webinars which teach both professional and non-professional photographers the intricacies of photographing dogs. She also shares her efforts with animal rescue groups and provides tips on how others can do the same.
See her dog photography website here
Teresa and co-instructors Bev Hollis and Barbara Breitsameter taught fine art pet photography in the Unleashed Workshops. Teresa continues to teach from her Dallas studio and occasional side trips for portfolio shooting for various groups. Want a workshop in your area? Let us know!