Photographing dogs of all shapes and sizes is usually an entertaining job.

It's most certainly a nice challenge that brings a smile to my face.

In studio and on location


Images of Alaskan malamute, Nova Scotia duck tolling retriever, Afghan dog, Labrador retriever, Briard, Australian shepherd, Tibetan terrier, Eurasian, Greenland dog, a mutt and others.

Above: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Above: Afghan Dog

Above: Labrador Retriever

Above: Briard

Above: Australian Shepherd

Above: Tibetan Terrier

A mutt photographed in Wadi Rum, Jordan


Apart from undisputedly being the biggest, it's definately also the most enduring, strongest, toughest, cutest and most intelligent sled dog in the world.

A lot of positive statements have been made regarding the charismatic and photogenic Alaskan Malamutes by a lot of people, and of course I concur with the above statements.

However, I am as biased as can be, having lived with a pack of these loveable guys for more than a decade.

It's fair to say they stole my heart.

My Alaskan Icy Cougar (aka "Enzo")
My Alaskan Mushers Secret (aka "Nikon")
My Alaskan Royal Spitfire (aka "Mocha")
My Alaskan a Sky full of Stars (aka "Pixel")
Musher's Secret Lens Baby (aka "Lumen")

Dog Photographer of the Year


I finished third in the world's largest dog photography competition, the esteemed English Kennel Club's annual Dog Photographer of the Year 2014.

Competing with 13.000 photos submitted from 60 countries, I won 3. place in the category "Dogs at Work" with my action photo of a bunch of amazing, hard-working huskies, striding across the frozen tundra in icy Lapland.

I shot the picture north of the Arctic Circle at Fjällräven's 300 km long Polar Sled Dog Race.

Apart from the 3. place in the category "Dogs at Work" my 4 other photos submitted, made it through the selection process and were all by the judges characterized as "runner-ups" to the winning images.

The Stamp Project

It was a great honor when I was chosen by the Danish Postal Service to photograph one of their annual stamp series. Seven dogs had been selected for the five stamps.

Karsten Bidstrup




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