The Best Pose Depends on the Breed of the Dog.

As a pet and pet/people portrait photographer now in my 38th year in business and with the fact that I have photographed more that 1000 dogs, I have strong opinions on which are the ideal poses for dogs depending on their age, size and breed. This portrait of a really...

When a Big, Strong Dog Strikes a Cute Pose

It is always fun for me as a pet photographer to capture poses of a dog breed that goes a little against type. Here we have a cute and maybe even a gentle portrait of a German Shepherd. We have probable seen the classic pose of a German Shepherd–a head and...

A Dog Portrait in the Park

Dog portraits in the park present a different set of challenges. Squirrels and other dogs that may be in the park can challenge the attention of the dog being photographed. One thing I do insist on before we go to the park is that the dog parents promise me that they...