A photographer has captured the beaming faces of several pooches for a new collection aiming to keep dog adoption rates high after lockdown.
London-based Liz Greggs captured the pets looking their happiest as part of a campaign organised by British rehoming charity All Dogs Matter.
She has also revealed her top tips on how to capture your beloved pet’s best features using a phone – by making sure the photoshoot is fun for your dog and using treats to keep them focused.
The photographer said that keeping things short and having play breaks was the best way to make sure your dog was relaxed and poised for pictures.
All Dogs Matter recorded a surge of interest in adopting pooches during lockdown and are hoping the photoshoot will help keep this rate high.
What a good boy! A spaniel shows of its wild side in a picture by London-based Liz Greggs, who captured the pets looking their happiest as part of a campaign organised by London rescue and rehoming charity All Dogs Matter
A pug goes from alarmed to relaxed during the photoshoot. Liz said that if a dog looked unsure in pictures, it was best to take a break and go play before trying to take their photograph again
This adorable poodle was caught ‘smiling’ mid-jump by Liz. The photographer said to sit very close to your pet and to snap the picture as you throw a treat aimed straight to their mouths
Looking good! An adorable pooch showcases its grey and brown hair. London-based Liz said the best way to make sure a photoshoot went well was to keep things spontaneous
Ready to play! A spaniel shows his best playful grin to the camera. Liz advised to keep photoshoots short in order to make sure that they are enjoyable for your pooches
These two spaniels can be seen having a lovely time during the photoshoot by Liz for All Dogs Matter. The photographer explained that she often used treats as a great way to keep the dogs focused
Overjoyed! Using Sony technology, photographer and dog-lover Liz explained how she was able to capture this golden retriever’s dazzling eyes in spite of their protruding snout
The photographer said to use a camera with a fast shutter speed: ‘So you have the control to get an in-focus photo of your dog no matter how fast and frenzied they are.’ Pictured, an excited dog appears to be ready to play
In order to take a great picture of a dog like this handsome boy with brown fur, Liz advised to pick a background that was interesting but not distracting
Raw! A white dog showcases his stunning teeth to the camera. Liz said using positive reinforcement was the best way to take lovely pictures of your pooches
This handsome dog let his hair down during the photoshoot and can be seen showcasing his winning grin. Liz encouraged pet lovers to experiment with angles to take fun pictures