Underwater Dogs, interview with photographer Seth Casteel
Underwater Dogs? Underwater babies? Yes, toss ’em in and he’ll photograph them! We talked to Seth Casteel about his series of table books.
Seth Casteel is an award-winning photographer and the New York Times Best Selling Author of Underwater Dogs, Underwater Puppies, Underwater Babies and a trio of children’s books. In February of 2012,Seth’s series of photos showcasing dogs diving into swimming pools became an Internet sensation overnight, reaching over 100 million people in less than 24 hours. This sudden attention resulted in a book deal with Little, Brown and Company. Now with over half a million copies in print around the world, Underwater Dogs is one of the best selling photography books of all-time.
About Underwater Dogs:
The exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation.
In more than eighty portraits, award-winning pet photographer and animal rights activist Seth Casteel captures new sides of our old friends with vibrant underwater photography that makes it impossible to look away. Each image bubbles with exuberance and life, a striking reminder that even in the most loveable and domesticated dog, there are more primal forces at work. In Underwater Dogs, Seth Casteel gives playful and energetic testament to the rough-and-tumble joy that our dogs bring into our lives.
Here is the interview. Original air date: 1/13/15