By Seth Casteel
Little Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316254892, 128pp.
Publication Date: September 16, 2014
The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, "Underwater Dogs." Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater puppies, we see man's best friends at their most playful and exuberant. Each vibrant and colorful underwater image shows off the wild and sublime range of emotions of puppies, cute and irresistible to the very last.
Praise for Underwater Dogs:
Seth Casteel's photographs are "a global phenomenon." -- Wired
"Surprising and funny." -- New York Times
"A great coffee table book." -- The Huffington Post
"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." -- Washington Post
"Wide-eyed, wet-haired dog portraiture." -- Los Angeles Times
"The gorgeous, energetic snapshots are special in that they capture our pets in a primal state we rarely get to see." -- Entertainment Weekly's Shelf Life
"Different from anything you've seen before." -- CNN.com
"Now we know exactly what to put on our holiday wish list!" -- pawnation.com
"... it's the gleeful images of dogs plunging into swimming pools, chomping after their favorite toys, that have put Casteel on the map as one of this country's premier - and innovative - pet photographers." -- petsugar.com
"Photographer Seth Casteel has done an unimaginable thing: he's created an entire photography book of dogs from an underwater perspective, and the photos are simply stunning.... Casteel is not only an animal lover but also an animal rescuer, and his genuine love of dogs shines through in his work." -- Babble Pets
"Dogs expressing their graceful and goofy selves while swimming." -- vetstreet.com
Seth Casteel explains the logistics of shooting his latest book: "I'm wearing a dog costume so that the dogs can feel like I'm one of the pack. ... Just kidding. ... I usually just wear a wet suit." More at NPR.org
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