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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    French photographer Sophie Gamand explores the human-dog bond with a series of portraits of dogs being washed during their grooming sessions.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    Photographer Gamand catches the dogs at a vulnerable moment during their baths: seconds before they shake the water off their fur.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    As illustrated here, Gamand captures a dog's indignant expression as he succumbs to being bathed.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    Gamand worked with groomer and pet stylist Ruben Santana to catch the dogs' emotions just after they get water poured on them.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    With shots like this one, Gamand, who lives in New York, explores the bond between dogs and their human companions.
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  • Wet Dogs Portraits

    Gamand wanted to illustrate the close bond that dogs and their owners have cultivated, especially in New York City where services for pets are numerous.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    Gamand believes that dogs deserve to be photographed with the same care as humans.
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  • Wet Dogs Portraits

    Gamand believes that dogs deserve to be photographed with the same care as humans.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    With her Wet Dog series, Gamand questions the act of dog grooming and why humans alter their pets' appearances to fit certain standards of hygiene and beauty.
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  • Wet Dog Portraits

    To see more of Sophie Gamand's work check out her site at http://strikingpaws.com/
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