Dog as Art

Session Information

Dog as Art creates fine art portraits of dogs, perfect for home, office or as a special gift.

When are sessions being held?
We hold sessions during these times:
Friday evenings: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am-2:00pm

How much is a session?
Dog portrait sessions are $100 per dog and include a $50 credit towards a finished product purchase.

What is included in a session?
A session is where we capture you dog's expression, style, and personality. You will receive an online gallery with low-res images that you can share with friends and family. Images from the session can be made into finished products and are additional.

Were are you located?
We photograph the dogs in a studio at our home in Crestview.

How long does a session take?
A session takes about half an hour to capture between 30-40 incredible shots of your pooch. From there final selections can made.

When can I view the images?
We do a quick edit on the images which can be viewed within seven days. We schedule the viewing at the time of the shoot.

What are the requirements for my dog?
Your dog must be able to sit and stay, at least a little bit.

How many dogs has Dog as Art photographed?
Dog as Art started in Vancouver several years ago. During that time we photographed over 1600 dogs over a three year period.

What kinds of finished products do you offer?
We have traditional framed prints and a range of laminates. Laminates are prints that are mounted on a rigid surface and protected with a UV resistant surface layer. Besides looking great, laminates are perfect for areas like the bathroom or kitchen where prints may be exposed to harmful humidity or the sun's rays. You can have a look at some examples on our products page.

What is the cost of the finished products?
The cost varies, however we we have something for everyone. Prices for finished products start at $59 and go up from there.

What are the sizes of the finished products?
The sizes range from 5"x5" all the way up to 48"x96".

Who is the photographer?
The photographer is Daren Gallo. He works at Yukon College were for the past 9 years he has helped students and staff as a computer support technician. Last year he returned to school enrolling in the Yukon College Liberal Arts program. This fall he is continuing the program as a full time student, thus his limited availablility for photographing dogs.