Why Bright Eyes?

It’s simple for me. It was love at first sight. And second sight.

My first sheltie, Mickey, looked at me with Bright Eyes.  I had 14 years of memories of that dog that I captured on film!

All of my dogs have had Bright Eyes. It’s how we’ve bonded with each other. Dogs are the most keen observers of humans and true companions as we travel through life.

Photographs preserve those memories.  That’s why when I had the chance to start my own business I choose to combine my two passions of animals and photography!  My style is documentary and journalistic as you’ll see in exploring my website.  My session packages are diverse and affordable.  And the goal is to bring out the joy and spirit of your pet while having fun! My approach is on location—I come to you—using natural light.


Julie Gould

Serving the Washington DC metro area, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Travel upon request.

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Meet Eleanor who is the alpha dog of my Sheltie pack. She’s acting so sweet and demure today. Does your dog have moods?! Let me know what moods look like...
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Meet The Cutest Corgi Mix Ever who just loves loves to roll over for belly rubs! Today he arrived with #best Friends Animal Society on #bobs sketchers Animal Rescue Bus from the Hurricane Harvey damaged areas of Houston. @awlaarlington reached out to take this dog and others to find them furrever homes. Stay tuned for when the Harvey dogs come up for adoption! ... See MoreSee Less

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Baxter the Sheltie loves the fall weather! It’s arrived here in our nation’s capital. #sheltielove #shetlandsheepdogsofinstagram #fallleaves #sheltiesmile #sheltiesofinstagram ... See MoreSee Less

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Meet Mark who is a 5-year old bundle of joy! He’s my groomer’s Blue Standard Poodle. His colors are a mix of brown, gun-metal grey and black. Mark is a natural born paw-del‼️❤️ #bluestandardpoodle #standardpoodle #northernvirginiaphotographer #dogphotographer ... See MoreSee Less

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Animal Welfare League of Arlington annual fundraising event in complete with a fantastic doggie costume contest! Message me at julie@brighteyesphotosDC.com if you'd like a print of your doggie! ... See MoreSee Less

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