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Foster Dog Portraitures

Sponsored by Badlands Ranch with The Ways of the Dog

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About the Event

Are you fostering a paws-itively perfect pup? Give your furry houseguest the best chance to find their new family with a professional portrait!

Intake photos from rescues and shelters are often taken when rescue pups are not in their best state and just don’t display their personality and loving nature. A great photograph showing a foster dog at their best, can help move them much more quickly into their forever home!

World-renowned photographer Jen Hillenga (@thewaysofthedog) will be providing FREE portrait sessions for dogs in foster care.

These special sessions are made possible through generous support from
Badlands Ranch, lead exhibition partner of Best in Show: Pets in Contemporary Photography.

This offering is in support of the exhibition Best in Show: Pets in Contemporary Photography (https://www.fotografiska.com/nyc/exhibitions/best-in-show/)

Among the works on view are examples by William Wegman, famed for his portraits of his Weimaraners; Walter Chandoha, the world’s first professional cat photographer; and Sophie Gamand, known for her touching, sensitive photographs of dogs taking baths.
With this exhibition we want to celebrate and acknowledge our constant companions, their presence in Western art and popular culture, and our multifaceted relationship with them. We place these animals on a pedestal, and consider them from all perspectives: as life partners, status symbols, friends and family members, and as works of art.