Wet Nose has an eye for phodog­ra­phy

How this lo­cal bou­tique busi­ness cap­tures mem­o­ries and hearts.

The Coast - Pets Halifax - - Wet Nose - BY JA­COB BOON

Cassie Latta-John­son is liv­ing the dream: us­ing her sharp-shootin’ photography skills to snap gor­geous por­traits of Hal­i­fax’s ca­nine com­pan­ions. For the last three years Lat­taJohn­son’s com­pany, Wet Nose Im­ages, has been build­ing a pup-fo­lio of dandy dog­gos; fill­ing up its heckin’ cute In­sta­gram with great pho­tos of the city’s best good boys. Latta-John­son re­cently spoke with The Coast about Wet Nose, as­sis­tant Ruby and the secret to a great dog photo. Cassie Latta-John­son: Well I’ve been into photography for a long time. Prob­a­bly about 10 years ago I re­al­ized that dog pho­tog­ra­pher was ac­tu­ally a ca­reer that one could have, but it seemed like a crazy pipe-dream that was just fan­tasy. Maybe about five years ago I de­cided to re­ally try to make it hap­pen. I went to NSCC for photography as well, just to get a good solid base to what I had al­ready learned on my own. Then I went into busi­ness when I was ready. Ab­so­lutely.

I feel like I get along bet­ter with dogs than I do with peo­ple. Dogs also aren’t self-con­scious, so they’re a lot eas­ier to pho­to­graph. They’re just happy to be there.

That’s true, but I don’t think it’s the same as worrying about hav­ing a

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