Photographic artist Emma O’Brien is passionate about capturing the character and personality of her canine subjects and has created several bodies of work focusing on rescue dogs.
Emma uses her photography to challenge misconceptions surrounding unwanted dogs, creating powerful portraits where the viewer and subject form an eye-to-eye relationship, inviting the observer to form a connection with the soul of the animal on display.
The recipient of multiple international awards for her dog portraits, Emma shoots both private and commercial commissions for clients worldwide.
Emma’s work gained international recognition with The BLACK SERIES which was featured by Bored Panda & The Mail Online and subsequently went viral in international media across the globe.
Awards include: Paris PX3 2019 Bronze, Rangefinder Creatures Competition 1st place Winner, IPA 2017 Honourable Mention for Mutts,TIFA Silver 2016, PX3 2016 Honourable Mention, Admired in Africa Winner 2015 & 2016.