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Dog trainer + art degree + camera = great pet photography

By Leighangela Published: May 17, 2009

Cleveland based pet photographer Mary Basu is not your ordinary studio and flat lighting, say cheese photographer. With an art degree and experience as an animal trainer and dog training instructor, her studio produces works of art where a pet's personality shines through in each image.

"Training animals has taught me to be very patient and to have excellent observational skills," said Mary, who has a BFA from Kent State University. "Having met hundreds of dogs over the years has also helped me respect each dog's unique personality."

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