This is by far one of the most requested topics we get for a photo contest. Now, it’s here, so let’s see what you can do. Dogs are one of our favorite subjects to photograph. They’re beautiful, majestic, fun, and totally unpredictable.

If you’re looking for some tips on how to take your dog photos beyond the basic snapshot, check out these pro tips from photographer, Gary Parker.

All entries must be submitted by March 1st, 2015. The winner will receive $100 and the photo will be printed in an upcoming issue of Popular Photography.

If you want even more dog photography content, check out this video of a day in the life of pet photographer Diana Haskell.