Silver 2016 Nature / Pets

Famous Faces - Dogs

  • Prize
    Silver in Nature/Pets
  • Photographer
    Emma O'Brien

This is a series of dog portraits that I photographed to go into a fundraising calendar for my local SPCA. We styled the dogs in a 50's Hollywood theme and shot the images in my studio.

Photographic artist Emma O’Brien is passionate about capturing the character and personality of her canine subjects and has created several bodies of work focusing on rescue dogs. Emma uses her photography to challenge misconceptions surrounding unwanted dogs, creating powerful portraits where the viewer and subject form an eye-to-eye relationship, inviting the observer to form a connection with the soul of the animal on display. The recipient of multiple international awards for her dog portraits, Emma shoots both private and commercial commissions for clients worldwide.