Who are we?

Think the highest place in our beautiful little country. Think a road trip with rolling mountains and running water springs, a sky that seems to go on and on, swirls of colour and shades of forever greens and warm golds. Think of a world of natural life. This is the home of Michelle Griffin, predominantly a pet photographer, with an emphasis on portrait style photos using a simple and neutral palette.

Our Wet Nose Models

Give them a round of appaws!

Pawsitive Words

What We Do

Our attention and devotion remain centred with what we do best; we don't divide our time with other fields of photography and we limit ourselves to minimum portrait sessions per day to give each one of you the full amount of time and energy you deserve. Being truly specialised in what we do is reflected in the work that will hang on your wall. Photography, for Wet Nose, must come from the heart and is not only an extension of our eyes.
Would you prefer a session in the comfort of your own home? We would be happy to capture the heart of your pet there.
We also understand that some pets undoubtedly feel more relaxed in familiar surroundings or in the open environment and will contribute more of their natural character to such a session. So we click with nature!
For a unique and classic look, you may be interested in a Fine Art session in our fully equipped studio space that hosts a variety of colourful backgrounds.

What We Love.

The inspiration behind Wet Nose? That would be Holly, the original Wet Nose and my heart dog, who came to own me ten years ago. Her far from perfect start in life led me to become more interested in animal welfare, and to the realisation that millions of adoptable animals are sadly unnecessarily euthanised each year.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Wet Nose Studio was born in 2012 after three years of photographing dogs in the pound for A Dog's Life, offering them a chance to have a professional photograph taken at intake to help them find their happy every after.  As a photographer, I am often torn between private commissions and volunteering time to help animals which are less fortunate and I believe that if we collaborate to help animals, we can all win. More times than I care to remember I have heard that pound and shelter dogs are somehow damaged but nothing could be further from the truth. And we will show you how they contribute to a brighter future.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Feel free to come over to learn more about www.thewetnosestudio.com – where rescued is our favourite breed.
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What do you get?

Here at Wet Nose we love our little planet and wildlife, and we aim to minimise our environmental impact by using 100% cotton papers, where possible. The art work that we'll make for you is a conscious choice forward. We want our images to be a reflection of our love for our animals, right?
The Widgie Session
The Widgie Session

  • Full photographic session.
  • Variety of colours and images to choose from.
  • An 8x8” mounted and framed wall portrait.
  • €120.

The Ruby Session
The Ruby Session

  • Full photographic session.
  • Variety of colours and images to choose from.
  • A 12x12” mounted and framed wall portrait.
  • 5 gift size mounted prints ready to frame.
  • €220.

The Holly Session
The Holly Session

  • Full photographic session.
  • Variety of colours and images to choose from.
  • A 16x20” mounted and framed wall portrait.
  • 5 gift size mounted prints ready to frame.
  • €405.
  • Digital files.

Bark at Us

Come here by appointment or fetch us!
Roundwood Photography Studio, Unit3, Reservoir House, Roundwood, Co. Wicklow.
E-mail: michelle@wetnose.ie Phone: 085 861 4294