Alex Cearns

Dogs Today Magazine in the United Kingdom calls Perth based photographer Alex Cearns “One of our greatest dog photographers in the world.” Alex is the Creative Director of Houndstooth Studio and specialises in capturing portraits that convey the intrinsic character of her animal subjects. 

Alex photographs for engaged pet lovers, corporate brands in Australia, the USA and the UK, and for around 40 Australian and International animal charities and conservation organisations. Her images have been published extensively across Australian and International media, in books, magazines and ad campaigns.

Alex is the recipient of over 250 awards for photography, business and philanthropy and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Australia Day Honours List 2019 from the Council for the Order of Australia for her service to the community through charitable organisations. Inspiring others with her joy of working with animals, Alex’s philanthropy and passionate advocacy for animal rescue has earned her high regard among Australia’s animal lovers and a strong following on social media. She is an ambassador for Profoto, BenQ, Tamron, Spider Holster and Seagate and is considered an influencer in photography, business and pet industry communities.

Alex is World Expedition’s first female wildlife photography tour leader, taking likeminded animal to some of the world’s most exciting, ‘off the beaten track’ animal destinations. She has travelled to all 7 continents.

Alex is a regular contributor of articles and images to many blogs and magazines. She regularly appears on television and speaks on radio.  A published author of 6 books, her latest publication ‘For the love of Greyhounds’ was released in November 2018 with ABC Books/Harper Collins.

Alex lives with her partner, two rescue dogs, and rescue cat in Perth, Western Australia.

Find Alex online www.houndstoothstudio.com.au