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by Seth Casteel


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The arresting portraits in Seth Casteel's Underwater Dogs reveal what's happening below the surface. O, The Oprah Magazine.

The arresting portraits in Seth Casteel's Underwater Dogs reveal what's happening below the surface. Teeth gnashing, paws paddling, primal and hilarious, these canines bubble with irresistible energy. - O, The Oprah Magazine. Seth Casteel's photos of dogs diving into swimming pools in hot pursuit of neon tennis balls have been a sensation. Wide-eyed, wet-haired dog portraiture.

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here comes Seth Casteel and starts capturing dogs underwater. As one of the most published pet photographers in the world, his work can be seen in hundreds of magazines, calendars, posters, books and TV shows.

Just when it seems that nothing new can be done in the field of pet photography, here comes Seth Casteel and starts capturing dogs underwater. What is amazing that dogs love fetching things so much that they even forget they are not aquatic animals.

Seth Casteel's photos of dogs diving into swimming pools in hot pursuit of neon tennis balls have been a sensation

Seth Casteel's photos of dogs diving into swimming pools in hot pursuit of neon tennis balls have been a sensation. - Washington Post, "Every image in this fetching work bubbles with life, reminding the reader that even in the most lovable and domesticated dog, there may be more primal forces at work. The Daily Mail, "Surprising and Funny.

Underwater Dogs book. In Underwater Dogs, Seth Casteel gives playful and energetic testament to the rough-and-tumble joy that our dogs bring into our lives.

Seth Casteel is an American photographer, known primarily for his photographs of underwater dogs. Casteel is from Decatur, Illinois, but lives in New York City and Venice Beach, California. Casteel is a self-taught professional photographer. In 2007, Casteel began volunteering to photograph homeless pets to help them find adoptive families.

The overnight sensation of Seth Casteel’s breathtaking photographs of diving dogs is a publicist’s dream - the stunning photos went viral and now have been seen . Casteel’s collection of photographs entitled Underwater Dogs.

The overnight sensation of Seth Casteel’s breathtaking photographs of diving dogs is a publicist’s dream - the stunning photos went viral and now have been seen by millions, gaining notoriety and admiration for the photographer, bringing offers for licensing and business deals, and a book contract from Little, Brown.

Now, Casteel has authored Underwater Dogs, a hardcover book of these (and new) photos, along with a 2013 .

Now, Casteel has authored Underwater Dogs, a hardcover book of these (and new) photos, along with a 2013 calendar. Casteel was recently featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, Take a look at that segment which gives insight on Casteel’s process and the inspiration behind his work

In Underwater Dogs, Seth Casteel gives playful and energetic testament to the rough-and-tumble joy that . This is a coffee table,photography book. Quite fun. The photos of dogs diving underwater to retrieve toys.

In Underwater Dogs, Seth Casteel gives playful and energetic testament to the rough-and-tumble joy that our dogs bring into our lives. The faces and the intensity of their task is quite funny! Beautiful dogs,every one of them!Great idea for a book! The end of the books feature their "class" photos,without water. View all . About the author (2012).


Comments: (7)

Leceri
The idea is of taking underwater pix of dogs is revolutionary and the purchase is certainly worth it. Yet, my mistake, I hadn't realized that the book's dimensions do not allow any larger picture. Double-page images being cut right in the middle due to the binding, the pictures appear less beautiful than they could.
Qusserel
This book has some very funny and beautiful photographs of these dogs. It is one of those books that is not only good for the intended recipient, but also will entertain any guests one may have.

One issue I had with this book was the layout. Some photos are centered, which means that due to the binding the photos are essentially disfigured by the layout. You can't see the whole expression of the dog, despite the fact it was enlarged around two pages for the purpose of highlighting that photo. Other photos were off-center, or covered one page, which made it much more fitting for the format.

If they would change the centering so that photos were not cut off by the binding, or bind it differently, that would improve the quality of the printing and make all the photographs equally visible.
Nanecele
I absolutely loved these dogs, especially Rhoda who looks like a fetching maniac! On the scale of 0 to 10 in difficulty, I'd give it a 7. HOWEVER, there's one major flaw with the puzzle, and It's that the pieces ARE NOT fully interlocking. My normal method of doing puzzles is to work on small areas at a time, then once I see where they fit into the overall picture, move the sections there. Since the pieces are not interlocking, I couldn't pick up these completed sections without losing half the pieces. Maybe I should've used a spatula? But seriously, Seth's photographs deserve a better quality of puzzle manufacturing than this!

UPDATE: finished the puzzle a while ago but had to add this: there was ONE MISSING PIECE, and unfortunately it was the EYE of the Chocolate Lab. See photo. Any chance I could get sent just that one piece to complete the puzzle I paid for?
Ferne
The photographer, Seth Casteel, specializes as a pet photographer in LA and Chicago. His reputation rests upon this sub-specialization, pun intended, Underwater Dogs. It is his first book and is highly successful. Dogs, humor and great photos make it a winner reminiscent of Wegman's innovations.

He understands dogs and their wildly expressive enthusiasm for chasing balls and fearless water play. This is physical humor with a heart. You get to see it all so clearly because he also demonstrates the skills and knowledge to light his moving subjects under water and what a particular lens' focal length matched with the right point of view can capture what matters the most in a fraction of a second. He distills that one moment out of the many in each dive. He has convinced both natural breeds and unusual breeds to "go for it". Fun meets trust. Thankfully, he also is skilled in how to control tone, color, contrast and depth of field masterfully to complement the composition and intentional distortion of the subject. He solves complicated problems and has a good eye.

However, in general, this is not an entirely new creative genre. The more established William Wegman is the undisputed pioneer and creative master of humor, gesture and novelty photography using dogs. Consequently, there is already an existing market for anything adorable and humorous with dogs that steps beyond dogs posed for simple calendar shots. Casteel's version has a Wegman in space effect. The pool provides a way for the dogs to defy gravity while still allowing natural distortions created by water resistance from the force of the dive. The result pulls and parts various flaps and folds of the dogs' faces. This allows for the unexpected and highly expressive to surprise us and to distinguish each dive from the others. Casteel, like Wegman, understands the crux is the power of gesture, and that the unexpected or unusual sells. I think Casteel has far better craft than Wegman, although Wegman does not rely upon matters of craft. But Casteel is absolutely dependent upon it and thankfully for us, has complete control over everything except the magic born in the singular moment itself. Casteel is not trying to be Wegman, does make elaborate set-ups, props or wardrobe, and instead has carved out his own "underwater dog guy" identity quite well. Both photographers succeed wonderfully for their own reasons.

Since Casteel is also partly based in Chicago I am hoping for my own reasons he might figure out a way to do a book that relates to our city. Maybe shots of dogs diving through ice fishing holes on Lake Michigan can contrast with southern Californian pools. They might chase loaded Bowser Dogs instead of balls.

I have given this book as a gift to several friends with happy results. It also happens to be well printed for a very modest price. I think it is a steal.
Slowly writer
While I generally do not purchase picture books, I found the unique subject matter (dogs photographed underwater) quite alluring and decided to buy a copy of UNDERWATER DOGS ... now, I can't put it down.

Seth Casteel has put together a fascinating and revealing portfolio of photographs of dogs at play ... underwater. The head-on/in-your-face pictures are quite amazing and they certainly elicit a wide range of reactions. Casteel offers a different perspective of how seriously and aggressively dogs approach the simple task of playing fetch. Wide-eyed, wide-mouthed and baring some wicked teeth, many of the dogs come across as furry sharks, sea-monsters or even aliens when shown underwater ... much different than the happy little fuzz ball flopped-out on your floor. The book certainly delivers on the author's desire to reveal the wolf-roots of the domesticated dog. Adding to the book's appeal, Casteel doesn't settle on presenting readers a predictable portfolio of "water-dogs" (Retrievers)... Bulldogs, Dachshunds and even a Chihuahua are among those breeds represented. The best part of UNDERWATER DOGS, however, is the final chapter that has out-of-the-water "mug-shots" of all the dogs photographed throughout the book ... talk about Jekyll and Hyde.

UNDERWATER DOGS is a great book that will surely generate smiles, chuckles and quite a few "OMGs!"; A must-have for dog lovers.
Underwater Dogs download epub
Author: Seth Casteel
ISBN: 0755364112
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; Unabridged edition (2012)