At Zoo Studio we publish several calendars each year with charity and alliance partners, and we have been doing this since 2008. We also take photographs for other sorts of publications for the charities we work with, we love to see our photography used to help those who help the animals in need.
Below you will find a list with links to blog articles and photos of all the charity publications we have been involved with over the years.
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pawtraits coffee table book
by Ken drake
Pawtraits is a stunning photographic collection capturing man’s best friends at their most adorable, playful, mischievous and downright lovable selves. Each Pawtrait is an artwork in itself – a beautiful, personal ‘tail’ of the love between a dog and their human – captured in Zoo Studio’s signature style. 100% of the royalties that Zoo Studio receive will be donated to the RSPCA QLD. There are many placed to purchase your copy online and it is stocked in all good bookstores. Locally in Brisbane checkout Avid Book Store or Dymocks stores.
GERMAN SHEPHERDS IN NEED AUSTRALIA
This project was Zoo Studio’s very second initiative with GSD’s in Need under the Zoo Studio Foundation. A stunning to help raise funds for deserving GSD’s Once again Zoo Studio donated their time, expertise and contributed to the printing costs to help raise in excess of $25,000 for the rescue. The calendar tells the stories of 12 gorgeous German Shepherds who have all found their loving forever homes with the help of GSDs in Need Australia. Ken, Beck and the team are so very proud of this very special calendar.
Another selection of our favourite photos of Greencross Vets clients who also visited Zoo Studio, put together in the Greencross Vets calendar for 2015!
GERMAN SHEPHERDS IN NEED AUSTRALIA
This project was Zoo Studio’s very first initiative under the Zoo Studio Foundation banner to produce a calendar for a deserving animal charity/rescue. The lucky group was GSDs in Need Australia. Zoo Studio dontated their time, expertise and printing costs to help raise in excess of $25,000 for the rescue. The calendar tells the stories of 12 gorgeous German Shepherds who have all found their loving forever homes with the help of GSDs in Need Australia. Ken, Beck and the team are so very proud of this very special calendar.
The Zoo Studio Team donated their time, effort and artistic talent to capture the beauty and personality of each of the RSPCA pin-up pets in this years RSPCA Hope Calendar. Including Boof, a 1 year old Great Dane X who has now found a loving forever home and who is this years cover boy!
Zoo Studio assisted in the making of this years Labrador Rescue Calendar to be the best ever! Labrador Rescue have limited resources and therefore our donation of time and expertise has enabled them to share the wonderful thought provoking and heartfelt stories with their supporters in an eye-catching calendar.
Bat Conservation Queensland
Ken and the team at Zoo Studio donated their time and energies in the support of Bat Conservation & Rescue QLD Inc’s 2014 charity calendar. Everyone at Zoo Studio loves bats, not just for their cute faces but for the vital role they play in the environment. Bat Conservation & Rescue QLD Inc do great work which we were proud to support.
Lots of beautiful animals all rescued by the RSPCA and photographed by Zoo Studio in 2013. This calendar isn’t available to buy, its only available as a limited edition for the RSPCA’s biggest supporters.
Another selection of our favourite photos of Greencross Vets clients who also visited Zoo Studio, put together in the Greencross Vets Calendar for 2014.
Kittens? Tick! Puppies? Tick! Older pets? Tick! Beautiful farmyard and wildlife animals? Tick! This RSPCA Calendar has it all! All photographed on a variety of backgrounds, and featuring some of the animals the RSPCA saved over the year, as photographed by us at Zoo Studio.
Another selection of our favourite photos of Greencross Vets clients who also visited Zoo Studio, put together in the Greencross Vets Calendar for 2014. This year we managed to sneak in our own Charlotte the Pug and Willy the Cat!
Parrot Society of Australia
“Colours in Flight” 2013 Calendar
We were invited to photograph this calendar as a fund raiser for the Parrot Society of Australia, and we loved every minute of it. Ken loves photographing birds, especially in flight! This calendar features some of our best bird photos and includes several award winning images.
Limited Edition Coffee Table Book 2013
Tail Tales is Zoo Studio’s first published book, and was produced as a fund raiser for RSPCA Queensland, raising over $23,000 for them in 2013. It features a selection of photos over 200 pages of our clients who also wanted to support the RSPCA,
“I Want Oscars Law”
Coffee Table Book 2013
We produced this book for Oscar’s Law, which included Zoo Studio photographs plus images from 6 other photographers from around Australia. Featuring all sorts of people from sports and TV stars, lawyers, politicians, people in the pet industry, and ordinary people all photographed with their dogs. It has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Oscars Law!
“New Beginnings” Calendar 2012
This calendar features some of our photos from the New Beginnings press campaign, and other specially photographed animals. Ken photographed this calendar both in the studio and on location, at RSPCA Fairfield shelter and on a farm near Beaudesert.
“Happy and Healthy” 2012 Calendar
Another selection of our favourite photos of Greencross Vets clients who also visited Zoo Studio, put together in the Greencross Vets Calendar for 2012. Lots of kittens, puppies, older pets, a parrot and a snake!
Little Paws Kitten Rescue
This calendar was produced as a fund-raiser for the wonderful Little Paws Kitten Rescue in Brisbane, who are a cat rescue organisation specialising in looking after young litters of abandoned kittens, as well as older cats.
Another selection of our favourite photos of Greencross Vets clients who also visited Zoo Studio, put together in the Greencross Vets Calendar for 2012. This calendar features our own boy Bollo starring as Mr December!
“A New Beginning” Campaign print, bill-board and TV – 2011
This was a special campaign for raising funds and awareness for the RSPCA QLD’s move from Fairfield to Wacol shelter. It features beautiful natural light photos of RSPCA animals. We don’t often see our photos printed at bill-board size, and its really exciting when we do!
2011 Annual Report & Imprint Magazine
We did a complicated and time intensive ‘special’ portrait of the RSPCA Queensland Board for the 2011 Annual Report, and the Imprint magazine featured some of our natural light photos of Elf, a rescued Shetland Pony.
Our first Calendar with Greencross, featuring seven Zoo Studio photos, including a photo of our own cat Christian (Mr October), which remains one of my favourite ever photographs.
2010 Annual Report & Imprint Magazine
These publications featured many white background photos of RSPCA staff, volunteers and rescued animals photographed over many days at a studio we set up at their Fairfield shelter.
Saving Animals from Euthanasia (SAFE) Perth
We are especially proud of this calendar, as it raised vital funds for ‘Saving Animals from Euthanasia (SAFE) Perth’ and it was our very first calendar! It features 12 animals rescued and re-homed by SAFE, all photographed in our Perth studio in 2008.
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