Personality-Filled Portraits of Adorable Dogs

Living on a Wisconsin farm with 3 dogs, 18 cats, 10 horses, 2 ponies, 7 sheep, 30 chickens, 5 ducks, and 3 goats is a great endorsement when you’re an animal lifestyle photographer. Barbara O’Brien does, and she’s shot commercial work for everyone from Target to Purina, but it’s her Dog Face series that won our hearts.

O’Brien captured the personalities of adorable canines whose expressions say it all. You can tell exactly who’s a little shy or nervous, who’s mugging for the camera, and who’s oblivious and probably thinking about food or sleep. We love it and hope you do too. Check out the images past the break, and then head to the artist’s Behance page for more sweet and spunky pups.

Image credit: Barbara O’Brien