One day each year, animal shelters across the country waive adoption fees to We went to Richmond SPCA.
They wanted an extra hand photographing pets and their new families, so my friend Arshan and I spent the day with them.
Arshan is the one who taught me how to use my camera, and some of my first practice shots were of kittens and puppies at the shelter.
Here are some of my favorite shots. (You can see the full photo album here.)