Please Please Please Please Please
Portrait (With Pinned Ear)
Singing for My Supper
I Could Use a Big Hug
They Will Not Make Me Smile
Note: The captions are the editor’s own.
I enjoy making portraits of dogs that reflect their personality and invite viewers to see the animals as they would a person.
Although I photograph a range of subjects, I think dogs are among the most fun to capture on camera. I never know in advance how any one dog’s portrait will turn out; sometimes, in the split second it takes to make an exposure, I end up seeing the dog from a unique perspective. And I love how I can use my studio lights and professional camera equipment to capture every hair or other detail of the subject. Peering into a dog’s eyes lets viewers — especially those who aren’t the subject’s parent — connect with the dog in a way they otherwise might not.
About the Artist
David Ehrlich, who got his start in photography at age 13, operates a portrait studio in Arlington, Virginia. He especially enjoys the challenges of portrait photography and working with diverse subjects, including models in studio settings and models interacting on-site, in nature, or in such venues as abandoned buildings. Working on-site, David Ehrlich believes, presents unique lighting and posing challenges while adding an extra dimension to every image made.
David Ehrlich’s Dog Art Gallery
Your dog portraits are wonderful. You have truly captured a moment in time of each unique personality.