This new photo series of dog portraits is knocking our socks off. How often are you this close to a sweet doggy face (and not also getting a faceful of slobbery kisses?)
Photographer Chona Kasinger recently cruised the Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show in search of compelling dog faces, and boy, did she find them. From shockingly human, to highly boop-able, to downright cherubic, these are the mesmerizing results of her experiment.
Sure, you’re a dog person, and maybe you can recognize at least a few different breeds on sight. But things change when you get up close and personal, as these fascinating photos show. When you get down to eye level with a dog, a much bigger story unfolds,
Close-Up Photos of Dogs
Think you know your dog breeds? These dog portraits just might make you think again.
Portuguese Water Dog
Dogue de Bordeaux
Jack Russell Terrier
Old English Sheepdog
About the Photos
These dogs were participating in the annual Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show. For one weekend every year, dogs of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds take Seattle’s major sports’ stadium by storm. The SKC Dog Show showcases a vast array of very good dogs as well as myriad opportunities to learn about them.
Yes, there are agility trials and “meet the breed” events, but the best part is enjoying the company of thousands of dogs at once.