14 Dog Portraits That Show The Adorably Human Side Of Pups

Well, this isdoggonecute.

In anew photo series called “The Dog Show,”Moscow-based photographers Alexander Khokhlov and his wife Veronica Ershova capture the surprisingly human-like expressions ofdogs

There’s Marceille, a Saluki Persian greyhound who embodies thewinking, tongue-out emoji:

You better werk. 

Here’s Grand, an Old English Sheepdog who puts human hipsters to shame with his dog bun: 

Hipster Santa vibes.

And then there’s Blake, a good boy Staffordshire Bull Terrier who deserves a medal for his smile:


The fetching photos were taken in Moscow at multiple photo sessions throughout this year. In an interview with HuffPost, Khoklov said he and his wife were amazed by the emotion and depth behind the dogs’ expressions. 

“We saw hypnotizing looks, boring looks, skeptical looks, cunning looks, selfish looks, smiles, giggles, winks, sadness and happiness,” he said. “The project is ongoing, so we’re looking forward to showcasing even more personalities.”

Below, see more photos fromimpawsablycute photo series, which recently won a silver award at thePrix De La Photographie contestin Paris, France.

Rachel the Husky

Tata the Poodle

Freyby the Basset Hound

Adele the Xoloitzcuintli (aka Mexican Hairless Dog)

Venya the Welsh Corgi

George the Bordeaux Mastiff

Michelle the German Wirehaired Pointer

Reyna the Whippet

Audrey the English Bulldog

Tora the Afghan Hound

Navarra the Bull Terrier

Headhere for more portraitsand check out the video below for a behind-the-scenes-look at the photo shoot:

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost.