Dogs are adorable creatures and they always jumping around with spontaneous actions. Most of us like to take pictures of dogs to record their movement here and there, yet it is not an easy task to take professional dogs photos.
One of the most talented photographers in taking pictures of dogs is Seth Casteel. he defines himself as a dog photographer and New York Times Best Selling Author for his book Underwater Dogs.
Seth Casteel is a 33 years old photographer lives in Vencie beach California. He started to think in taking pictures of dogs underwater earlier in 2010 when he was photographing one of the dogs, Buster went in the pool and played with his mini tennis ball. Seth thought why not taking the shots from under the pool surface instead for the on-land shots (check Amateur Underwater Photography Tips).
Seth merged between his passion to those amazing creatures and the underwater photography. In 2007, he started to take photos for homeless pets helping them to find families. Since then, he has developed his career as a pet photographers.
Seth accepts commercial projects and his artwork is exhibited in many places around the world. His photographs has been featured in National Geographic, The New York Times and other magazines. Seth uses Canon cameras with Canon and Tokina lenses supported with IKELITE Underwater Systems housings and strobes.
His project to take pictures of dogs underwater is fueled with the dogs amazing actions and movement under the water surface. Seth gave them balls and toys to make the shot more interesting (also check Amusing High Speed Photography of Drooling Dogs).
The underwater pictures of dogs above show Seth Casteel’s deep passion to dogs and puppies, you can visit his website for more information about his work and buy his Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies books.
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