Synopses & Reviews
Original, amusing, and brilliantly documented, Shake
is a heartwarming collection of sixty-one beguiling dogs caught in the most candid of moments: mid-shake. This glorious, graphic volume will stop you dead in your tracks as you are presented with images of man's best friend caught in contortion: hair wild, eyes darting, ears and jowls flopping every which way.
With Shake, photographer Carli Davidson proves how eager and elated we are to see our pets in new ways. The result is a one-of-a-kind book: a colorful assemblage of photographs that are simultaneously startling and endearing, consistently hard to look away from, and revealing.
Shake, a new book from photographer Carli Davidson, highlights that lightning-fast moment when our four-legged friends dry themselves off, often in a slobber-filled tornado straight out of “Beethoven.” Huffington Post
In her new book Shake, shutterbug Carli Davidson uses … technology to demonstrate that [dogs use] their body parts [to] swing, sway and spin in beautiful, unexpected and hilarious ways. The Oregonian
ild hair, flopping ears, and jowls, oh my! Photographer Carli Davidson has managed to capture mans best friend mid-shake, in all his canine glory, in a delightful photo series which has now become a book. Good Morning America, GMA.com
The photographs capture dogs mid-shake, with jowls flailing and eyes rolling , a motion thats often too quick to catch with the naked eye. Today.com
Carli Davidson compiled the most stunningly adorable portraits of dogs doing the thing they do best: shaking it out. Get ready for a permanent smile…. BuzzFeed
Shake is an intriguing collection of photos of canines of all shapes and sizes in, well, midshake. The energy and expression in each … are captivating and often downright chuckle making. You may never look at Pawly D the same again. Daily Candy
The freeze-frame photos of these poochesjowels flapping, fur flyingwill be lapped up by dog devotees. O, the Oprah Magazine
About the Author
Carli Davidson is an internationally recognized, award-winning photographer and animal trainer. Her photographs have been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Rolling Stone, and Slate. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, Tim, pets Norbert and Yushi, and a rotating cast of foster animals.
Read an exclusive essay by Carli Davidson from 2013