The Dog Photography Awards 2023 winners have been announced. The competition aims to recognise the best dog photography from around the world. Among the winners were a Carvaggio and steampunk-inspired portrait of a poodle and a small dog striking a ballerina-like pose.

Prizes this year included €2000 (around $2130/£1740) as well as photography equipment from Manfrotto, Sabatini, Profoto and an engraved trophy. The competitionhas four categories: Portrait & Landscape, Action, Studio and Dogs & People. Its panel of judges is made up of leading photographers, dog experts and industry professionals.

Dog Photography Awards 2023 winner, Ballerina by Anna Averianova

Iza Łysoń, Official DPA Judge and dog photographer, said ‘Level of the submitted photos this year was really high, which did not help me with casting my votes, but, I am really happy, that with all the other judges we managed to choose the truly best piece of art. I would like to congratulate all of the winners and I cannot wait for the next editions!’

The 2023 Dog Photography Awards received a total of 1,440 entries from more than 50 countries including Australia, Canada, China and Germany. To see the 2023 winners and finalists, visit the Dog Photography Awards website.

Dog Photography Awards 2023 finalist

Furry friends, photo credit: Stine Grind/Dog Photography Awards.

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