Inspirational Dog Portrait Photographs


Jessica Trinh is a 18-year old photographer based in South California. She made the following collection of her two dogs: a Golden Retriever named Chuppy and an Australian Shepherd named Daisy. Her target is to show how pet dogs fill very quickly their place in our hearts. Even though we enjoy having our dog pictures framed on our desk,  most portraits of dogs are alike and are therefore less interesting. This is a collection of creative and inpsirational dog photographs, each portraits makes you look at pet dogs differently. I think that the most interesting aspect about these images is the relationship between Jessica and her dogs. What do you think about it?

Color bath
A color bath – The liquid is a mix of milk and food coloring to dye the mixture
A perfect spot for a photo
Golden hours – Relationship between Jessica and her dog

Dog paws
Dog paws and paper boats in water
Just another dog during the winter
Let winter embrace you
Motionless – A long exposure at the river
Being mesmerized
Being Mesmerized – Full of magic!
Summer time
A dog excited about summer
Speed demon
Daisy – A speed demon
That face say it all
Things just gotta hit you

“There is a mission behind my photos.  I wanted to make a statement in pet photography. I wanted to call it an art.  It started ever since I set my hands on a camera; I knew I had unlocked a new dimension. One where you can expand your imagination and run for endless miles. Photography makes you look at things differently. You notice rain drops and the way the sun kisses the Earth. You breath in every moment of your life. You love to live and live to love. There is no time to waste because there is an urgency to capture each loving gesture, smile, and laugh in both humans and animals. Then every photograph becomes timeless and you smile, knowing that you hold a few split seconds in your hands.

I live in a box called a camera with the lens as my window and everyday I sit on my couch watching the world outside through a different perspective. No worries, my dogs are right beside me looking at it the same way” – Jessica Trinh.

Beautiful colors
A colorful dog
Deep in his eyes
A hot day – chuppy swam in the pond
So cute, a dog and a stick
Happy 4th of july
Such Great Heights
Such Great Heights

Over the past few years, Trinh has captured over 600 creative portraits of her dogs. If you want to see more of these photographs, you can visit Trinh’s Flickr photostream.
Note: these images are not copyright-free. Contact the author before publishing them on an other media.

28 thoughts on “Inspirational Dog Portrait Photographs

  1. These pictures are simply amazing. I love the bond between her and her dogs. These images are so creative and beautiful. I love the one were she is holding the sparkler, she has a true bond with our animals.

  2. All I can say is “Awesome photography”. I never ever had actually gone to a rare blog post such as this. I am extremely satisfied to evaluate an appealing write-up along with lots of understanding discussed by the blogger. I will certainly be anticipating this blog for my future reference. Thanks for publishing.

  3. Jessica your photos are beautiful, from one dog lover to another, you have definitely captured the true essence of your feelings for your dogs. Your work is amazing keep it up.. I look forward to seeing more..

  4. Your very talented, I wish we weren’t on opposite coast we could really have a great business together, animals aren’t the easiest to photograph, I always used film instead of digital but now the advancement in technology has made me purchase a digital camera as well, still love the depth firm brings to a photo especially black n

  5. Cut me off but just saying that you don’t know what you capture with film it has to be that perfect shot but I’ll send some of my work and please send yours, my neighbors bulldog just passed my boxer’s girlfriend before he passed yrs ago, I’m putting a collage together for him, but just happy Roc has his girlfriend back and running the fields of paradise together, good luck, you are very talented, your fellow animal photographer Marci

  6. Those sweet dogs completely captivated me! I shared a few photos of them on my Pinterest Board, “Who Let the Dogs Out?”

    1. Are you referring to the picture of the dogs hugging? If so that is my photograph @aceandchaos on Instagram. Whoever published it to lead to this website stole it from me!

  7. Your photography of dogs (especially to a dog lover such as myself) is everything happy and right with this world :)

  8. Beautiful pictures. The one with the sparkler scares me though. It could have turned into something where it would be considered abusive. I know that isn’t what you were thinking. I just hope others don’t copy the idea.

  9. In all honesty as a golden lover and dog lover I am predisposed to love these pictures. I was totally taken by surprise as I started to look at the pictures. I am wowed by these. I could feel the love in everyone of them. Thank you for sharing and continue taking wonderful pictures to share your views.

  10. Hi! My name is Erica and the picture that leads you to this article is my photograph. The dogs are not labs nor Australian Shepards, they are weimaraners and their names are Ace and Chaos. I would appreciate it if you stopped stealing and using my photograph to gain popularity for your own photography website. I hope you see this and respond back to me.

    Thank you.

  11. Inspirational and more than that these photos are captivating and emotion-generating–just what photographers need. You are truly gifted! Use your skills to inspire others.

  12. The dog photo on pinterest is a picture of a white face huskey. It is my dog at least it looks just like him.

  13. I love these photographs, they are taken in a way where you actually belive you see it just as the artist does, simple and heartwarming.

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