Photography allows us to see things that we normally wouldn’t. Sometimes, this is a look into the fascinating “hermit kingdom” of North Korea, but other times, it’s more lighthearted. Photographer Andrius Burba uses his camera and a cunning setup to take a peek at what dogs have under them… literally. Aptly called Under-Dogs, Burba’s series showcases the belly of various canines—from Pomeranians to Poodles—in all shapes and sizes. As they sit on a glass surface, we get a crystal-clear view of their fuzzy undersides as well as glimpses into their temperament.
Under-Dogs was photographed a year ago, but Burba kept it quiet for a long time. “We were patiently waiting until now,” he tells us in an email, “as we wanted to present the results along with the publication of Under-Dogs book.” In addition to a book, Burba has opened an Underlook shop with prints from the series.
Photographer Andrius Burba reveals what’s under dogs with his charming series of portraits.
Aptly called Under-Dogs, it showcases the adorable bellies of canine breeds from Poodles to Pomeranians.
This one licked the glass! (It wasn’t the only one.)