Cute puppies make for the weirdest dog portraits We went back to basics with an all white set shooting Carly and then decided to get a little creative in post. Carly is a 3 month old American Pit Bull Terrier mix currently in foster care at Bella’s Bully Buddies. As you can see, we had a little trouble keeping this sleepy pup awake as she was totally pooped from her training class earlier in the day. If you would like […]
Affenpinschers are often affectionally referred to as the “monkey dogs” or “ape terriers” because of their uncanny resemblance to a number of smaller New World Primates. The French refer to the breed as the “diablotin moustachu”, which translates into English as “mustachioed little devil”. But having had a chance to work with a handful of these adorable little creatures recently, we’re convinced that these funny little dogs look more like the results of Ewok and Wookie crossbreeding (we’re Star Wars […]
2018 was our busiest year of pet photography at the studio to date! In fact, we ended up photographing three times as many dog portraits last year as we did in 2017. Which came to us as quite the surprise, considering how distracted we got earlier in the year when we realized how to pet dogs in Zelda Breath of the Wild. Creative and whimsical portraits ended up being the theme for the year. We captured a fun mix of […]
As 2017 draws to a close we though it might be fun to revisit some of our favorites professionally captured dog photos and puppy portraits of the year. This year we saw a lot of compositing and high concept work coming out of the Puptrait Studio. Part of which can be chalked up to our team simply getting better in post and working more regularly in Photoshop, but a good number of these portrait concepts were driven by client requests, […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Baltimore, Maryland, USA, July 23rd, 2017 Professional pet photographer and Puptrait Studio founder, J.B. Shepard’s surreal dog portrait series “Paper Hats: Whimsical Portraits of the Once Discarded” is coming to Baltimore. The opening reception for Paper Hats is scheduled for 7PM until 10PM Thursday, August 3rd at La Cakerie in Mount Vernon (1216 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21201). The show is hosted by Gallery 788 and scheduled to run until September 1st. Paper Hats features adopted and […]
Part of the Puptrait Studio’s Mutts of Mobtown series, capturing local rescued and adopted dogs in front of iconic Baltimore landmarks. The series ran last summer helped us make a much-needed donation to BARCS, the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter. This set was shot in front of Hampden’s own Rocket to Venus. Located across the street from Baltimore’s world famous Miracle on 34th Street annual Christmas display.