2022 / Nature / Pets (Non-Pro)

Santa Barbi

  • Photographer
    Tailai Obrien

Portrait of Russian Toy Dog, Santa Barbi taken on her sixth birthday 25th March 2022. A special moment for the photographer who travelled to photograph her participating in the World Dog Show, Amsterdam 2018 before she retired from the show circuit and was imported to Australia.

Tailai OBrien is a fifth generation farmer and champion for the preservation of heritage breeds of livestock. Tailai has a passion for sustainable agricultural practices and ecological care of the land. This philosophy requires keen observational awareness and creative thinking. The play of light and these two skills are key elements incorporated into Tailai's intuitive approach to photography.