The Dog Photographer

William Wegman is a photographer famous for his portraits of dogs.

For the last 45 years, Wegman has been dressing up his Weimaraners in human clothes and making them do everyday poses.

“Dogs are always in a state of becoming something: they become characters, objects…when they're lying down they're becoming landscapes.”

His dogs have since appeared in children's books, videos for Sesame Street and an appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Over 300 of his images appeared inĀ [easyazon_link identifier=”1452164991″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]William Wegman: Being Human[/easyazon_link] (Amazon link), released last year.

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All images courtesy William Wegman

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