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Beauty Portraits of the Ugliest Dogs in the World

Every year, there's a competition held in Petaluma, California, to discover and crown the ugliest dog in the world. Petaluma-based photographer Ramin Rahimian attended the World's Ugliest Dog Contest this year and shot portraits of the 27 dogs as they flaunted their hairlessness, strange hairdos, crazy eyes, strange expressions, and floppy tongues.

Pooch Selfie: A Tennis Ball Smartphone Attachment for Better Dog Photos

There are a number of products out there, from grid patterns to cute creatures, that are designed to make babies look at your camera while you're photographing them. Pooch Selfie is that same idea, except designed for dogs.

The product, which just hit Kickstarter, is a simple plastic accessory that lets you attach a tennis ball to the top of your smartphone, making it much easier to attract the attention of man's best friend.

The Pug Life: Portraits of Pugs Posing as 80s and 90s Hip-Hop Artists

Photographer Adam Jackman-Moore runs a Perth, Australia-based dog photography studio called The Dog Photographers. Aside from standard portraits of people's beloved pets, Jackman-Moore also does quirky photo projects.

For his latest effort titled The Pug Life, Jackman-Moore has been shooting portraits of pugs that are infused with 80s and 90s hip hop culture.

Puppy Portraits in the Style of Baby Photos

Photographer Elisha Minnette recently accompanied her friends Matt and Abby on a trip to pick up their new puppy from Groodle breeder. On the way home, they came up with a strange idea: why not announce their new puppy to the world with a newborn baby-style photo shoot?

Nikon Made a Doggy Camera Mount That’s Triggered by Heart Rate

Photographers often take pictures of things that touch them emotionally. Nikon wanted to help dogs do the same.

As part of a new "Heartography" project, the camera company has created a doggy camera mount that uses a built-in heart-rate monitor to snap photos of things that excite the dog.

Dog Shoots Marriage Proposal for Her Owner

People often ask friends to secretly capture their proposals on camera. Some ask strangers. Kurt Gies asked his dog, Roo.

When Gies proposed to his girlfriend Amanda Wiseman on a beach earlier this month, he strapped a GoPro camera to Roo's back using a special camera harness. Roo ended up shooting the proposal better than many humans would have: no vertical video and no camera shake -- just some sweet and memorable footage of Gies popping the big question.

Doggy Photo Booth Helps Shelter Get Dogs Adopted

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.

Polish Photographer Shares Her Passion for Pooches with Extraordinary Puppy Portraiture

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.

Photographer Says Goodbye to Her Dog of 16 Years with a Touching Portrait Shoot

Photographer Maria Sharp has had one constant over the past sixteen years, and that constant was a German Shepherd, Collie, Hound Dog mix named Chubby.

And when Chubby's health began declining rapidly, Sharp said goodbye the only way she knew how: by digging up old pictures, and taking a few new ones before Chubby passed away.

GoPro Debuts Its First Dedicated Dog Mount

GoPro has just launched its first ever dedicated dog mount. Called the ‘Fetch’ mount, this unique harness system allows you to officially and easily attach up to two GoPros to your pooch and capture the playtime shenanigans from their point of view.

Stunning Aurora Borealis Photo Looks Like a Dog Jumping Through the Air

Time-lapse photographer Ole Salomonsen once referred to the aurora borealis as the 'polar spirits,' and characterized their movements as dancing. Well, after seeing the image above by photographer John Chumack we're tempted to conclude that the polar spirits have pets that do some jumping while their parents dance.

Dogs Shaking Off Water, Captured in Super Slow Motion

We first shared photographer Carli Davidson's ridiculously cute SHAKE series back in 2011 before it had gone quite so viral. This week, her high-speed photographs of dogs making hilarious faces while shaking off water have been released in book form, accompanied by the above super slow motion video of the puppies in action.

Photographer Scores a Viral Hit with His Instagram ‘Pug Shots’ of His Dog Norm

A year and a half ago, 23-year-old Seattle, Washington-based photographer Jeremy Veach adopted an eight-week-old pug named Norm. Since then, Veach has faithfully documented his pup's life by publishing daily photographs to Instagram.

The images have been a hit: his account @jermzlee has already attracted nearly 40,000 followers, and the cute "pug shots" are being featured on sites all across the Web.

Sony Debuts New Action Cam Mount… For Your Dog

Sony clearly felt there was a gap in the action cam mount market that needed filling. And so, in addition to providing mounts for everything from surfers to scuba divers, Sony Japan had just debuted an action cam mount for man's best friend.

Menswear Dog Features Photos of Men’s Fashion, Modeled by a Shiba Inu

Clothing and cute pets are two subjects that have big followings online. Combine them, and you've got yourself something viral. Dave Fung and Yena Kim of New York City have brewed up a fun photo project that's quickly gaining a lot of attention. It's called Menswear Dog, and is what you might get if you combined The Sartorialist with a dog blog.

Portraits of People Who Wear Their Dogs’ Fur as Clothing

Doumé Jalat-Dehen of Brittany, France creates custom coats, sweaters, and hats for dog owners using the fur gathered from their beloved pets (the stuff that results from shedding and brushing). Photographer Erwan Fichou decided to base one of his photo projects around the furry fashions. His series Dogwool features portraits of these owners wearing Jalat-Dehen's creations, standing besides the animals the materials were gathered from.

Portraits of Pound Dogs Most in Danger of Being Put Down

LaNola Kathleen Stone is a New York City-based professional photographer and dog lover who uses her talents and free time for a very heartwarming cause: Stone visits the dog pound near her home and specifically asks to shoot portraits of the dogs that are the "least likely to be adopted", some of which have been there for over half a year and are likely in danger of being put down.