Author Paul Nathan Selects Whitegate PR as Agency of Record to Launch "Groomed" Book

Mar 31, 2014, 05:30 ET from Whitegate PR

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Nathan selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as his agency of record. New York City based photographer, Paul Nathan, recently launched his book "Groomed." Dog grooming is all about the visual pleasure that stems from creating balance, symmetry, and freedom of movement. In "Groomed," one has the rare opportunity to admire the glorified result of this living art form in graphic studio portraits. Superlatively designed and printed, "Groomed" is a wonderful coffee-table book for dog lovers and those who appreciate fine photography. Learn more at

Paul Nathan became enamored with the idea of capturing the most manicured and primped Poodles, Cocker spaniels, Bichon Frise's, Bedlington Terriers and more. He focused on the texture of the coat and the expression, photographing most of the dogs in this book at high profile grooming competitions and paying special attention to the aesthetic accomplishments of some of the world's top dog groomers.

His portraits showcase beauty for beauty's sake, even in some of the more extreme photographs documenting the 'creative' category where the dog's hair or fur is manipulated into shapes or scenes and dyed different colors. Learn more at:

Paul's first book, "Couture Dogs of New York," focused on pups clad in designer duds. "Groomed" documents another canine subculture: creative grooming, where pups are cut and colored to resemble anything from leopards to tropical beach scenes. The images in the creative grooming section of "Groomed" were taken last April at Intergroom in New Jersey. Intergroom is one of the largest international conferences of its kind in the world with more than 2000 dog and cat groomers attending each year. This year's Intergroom is coming up on April 5-7th, 2014.

About Paul Nathan: Paul Nathan was born in Auckland New Zealand. He has a degree in Art History and Art Theory from the University of Canterbury and has studied at Sotheby's in London and the International Centre for Photography (ICP) in New York. His editorial work has been published in books, magazines, and newspapers around the world. Nathan's previous titles include Generation Ink: Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Couture Dogs of New York. Learn more at: Facebook:

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