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About lisafrancescon

Lisa is a portrait artist who uses photography as part of a process to capture the personality of animals and the special relationship they have with their owners. Based out of Moline Illnois, she travels throughout the Midwest providing timeless images of family pets. Her fine art portraits can be viewed at various pet businesses throughout the Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities. Lisa holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Western Illinois University and taught in the public schools for many years. She continues to teach photography classes in her studio covering a wide range of topics. Her class sizes are small so she can offer her students a hands-on experience and individual attention. Lisa is a Certified Professional Photographer and has been awarded the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees through the Professional Photographers of America. She is a member of the American Society of Photographers, one of the most prestigious photographic associations in the world and an association that must be invited into through photographic achievement. Among her many awards and accolades, Lisa has been recognized as one of the top 10 photographers in Illinois in both 2015 and 2016 from the Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois.

QC Paws Top Model – Finnlyn James

When Finnlyn bounced into the studio, my first thought was, “Wow!  I have a mini teddy bear to photography today”. This little guy was a joy to work with as we played and cuddled.  Enjoy! To view more pet portraits, … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Models -Zada and Jasper

Check out this stunning duo.    Full of life and love, these two had a wonderful portrait session.   Their mom was amazing to work with and I am truly blessed to have met her. To view more pet portraits, … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Pet Models – Gemma and Artie

When these two came into the studio, I knew that the session was going to be awesome.  Finely dressed, Gemma and Artie were true models and immediately stole my heart. I can’t wait for you to see their contest images … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Pet Model -Sriracha

It’s been so much fun having cats and kittens join us in the studio.  Little Miss Sriracha is just as cute as can be.  She settled in quickly and was won over by a feather. Thanks to her owners for … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Pet Model – Harlow

As the “casting call” moves on and our pet models are hitting the studio runway, I think it’s time to introduce you to some of the cats who have been strutting their stuff. “So fluffy”!  This pretty much describes beautiful … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Pet Model – Brooklyn

Brooklyn drove up from Muscatine Iowa to participate in the casting call. Isn’t that cool? Brooklyn is one of the happiest pups I have ever met.  She smiled throughout the session and then snuggled in for a nap while her … Continue reading

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QC Paws Top Pet Models – Bella, Chloe, Molly, Sabrina

Last Fall, a fellow photographer and I decided to go Ghost Hunting at Quarters One on the Rock Island Arsenal.  Although I did’t find any ghosts on that trip, I did find two amazing people. From fellow ghost hunters to … Continue reading

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