PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster

02/12/2014 at 09:30 AM EST

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show: See 13 Striking Black-and-White Shots
A pomeranian named Charlie looks on during competition
Justin Sullivan/Getty
You already knew the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show was a dazzling feast for the eyes, with thousands of purebred pups (and for the first time, mutts too!) prancing around New York City piers and Madison Square Garden in their finest canine fur.

But in these shots from Getty photographer Justin Sullivan, the two-day event gets a touch of Old Hollywood glamor, with stunning black-and-white close-ups capturing the dogs of Westminster before, during and after their moment in the spotlight.

Sullivan took the portraits on his iPhone 4S, before adding black-and-white filters in editing app SnapSeed.

See our 12 favorites below:

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A Maltese named Smarty is groomed before competition

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A long-haired dachsund named Winston looks on

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A shih tzu named Jasper shows off his hairdo

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A maltese named Smarty smiles before competing

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A standard poodle named Taylor preps before competing

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Owner Bill Harrington sits with his old English sheepdog, Swagger

Justin Sullivan / Getty

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A standard poodle takes a nap

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The back half of a dalmatian looks on during competition

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A pomeranian named Charlie is groomed by its owner

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A Yorkshire terrier named Jimmy gets ready for its close-up

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A bulldog named Ophelia sits next to a ribbon she won at the competition

Justin Sullivan / Getty

PHOTOS: What It Looks Like When You Sneak an iPhone Backstage at Westminster| Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

A standard poodle named Jake waits to compete

Justin Sullivan / Getty



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