A relative new comer in comparison to the more established names on the list, J.B. Shepard is a dog photographer and founder of the Puptrait Studio – a dog friendly photo studio in the Washington D.C. / Baltimore area that bills itself as crafting ‘contemporary art for dog lovers‘.
Best known for his paper top hats, crowns and Baroque style ruff collars for dogs made out of newspaper, Shepard’s whimsical pet photos and unique headshot style of pet photography has quietly garnered him a relative cult following of prestigious collectors, art consultants and fans. His surreal photo portraits often pop up in unexpected and non-dog related places. – such as on TV shows as background art.
Follow J.B. Shepard on Instagram @puptrait