Posts Tagged ‘dogs’

Portraits of Dogs Before and After Bath Time

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“Dry Dog Wet Dog” is an ongoing project by Brisbane, Australia-based pet photographer Serenah Hodson. It’s a series of side-by-side portraits showing dogs before and after they’re soaked with water.
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The Official NASA Portrait for Astronaut Leland Melvin Includes His Rescued Dogs

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NASA astronauts often pose for lighthearted portraits, and here’s another fun example: astronaut Leland Melvin‘s official NASA portrait includes his two very excited rescue dogs, Jake and Scout.
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Doggy Photo Booth Helps Shelter Get Dogs Adopted

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Photographer Guinnevere Shuster of the Humane Society of Utah came up with a fantastic idea for helping dogs get adopted: the doggy photo booth. Her photos of the dogs do a much better job at capturing their personalities than standard snapshots, and the results have been impressive: 93.26% of the dogs are now finding new homes.
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Photographer’s Portraits of Hairless Dogs Warn of the Dangers of Messing with Nature

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If you look through the winners of the annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, you’ll find that many of the crowned contestants lack hair on most — if not all — of their body. For some reason, it seems people just aren’t very fond of how hairless dogs look.

Photographer Sophie Gamand recently decided to make hairless dogs the subject of a portrait project titled “Prophesy.”
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Photographer Shoots Fantasy Portraits of Stray Dogs in Cyprus to Help Get Them Adopted

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When photographer Stuart Holroyd moved to Cyprus in March 2014, he heard about a woman named Kayte Wilson-Smith who runs a small rescue center for stray, abused, and/or abandoned dogs. It’s called Bay Tree Rescue, is funded entirely by Wilson-Smith’s pension and donations, and houses roughly 60 dogs at any given time.

Holroyd wanted to get involved in the project, so he decided to use his photography background to help. His “Bay Tree Project” is a series of fantasy portraits of the dogs that are meant to raise funds, awareness, and adoptions.
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Polish Photographer Shares Her Passion for Pooches with Extraordinary Puppy Portraiture

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Alicja Zmyslowska is a Polish photographer with a passion and a gift for capturing puppies… lots and lots of puppies. From family portraits of pooches and their siblings to sports photos of dogs running through courses, she photographs anything and everything that has to do with man’s best friend, and manages to make her photos stand out from the plethora of dog imagery out there.

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Here are Portraits of Dogs Flying Through the Air

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We’ve featured photos of dogs underwater, mid-shake, during bath time and in the middle of a gratuitous lick… but this is the first set of portraits we’ve seen that capture dogs in-flight.

Well, not quite flight… more like ‘falling with style,’ to borrow a line from Toy Story. Read more…

Old Faithful: Studio Portraits of Really Old Dogs

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Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorne has been shooting a series of studio portraits of dogs. Not just any dogs, though: Thorne is only accepting subjects that are “really, really old.” The project is titled “Old Faithful,” and now includes over 50 dogs.
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Behind the Scenes: Hanging Out of Moving Car Windows to Captured Doggy Euphoria

Photographer Lara Jo Regan‘s photo series/book/calendar Dogs in Cars is a fun, tongues-out survey of the euphoria dogs experience on car rides.

We shared the series with you last year, but if you’ve been wondering how she managed to get such multi-dimensional images from such unique perspectives, she’s put together a great behind the scenes video that reveals both her lighting rig and how was she managed to safely hang out of moving car windows. Read more…

Cosplay Pug Portraits Put an Adorable Spin on Game of Thrones

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It’s Friday. And after some potentially unfortunate news, it might do to share something that will help you start the weekend off on a better note. So, without further ado, we present you with a collection of photos that put a cute, SFW spin on HBO’s blockbuster show Game of Thrones. Read more…