Dave Gershgorn

Journalist

Dave Gershgorn is a writer and photographer based in New York City. He works as a reporter for Quartz, with a personal focus on translating artificial intelligence research to a mainstream audience. He was previously the Assistant Technology Editor of Popular Science. When Dave is a photographer, he likes to shoot long, character-driven features. His work has been featured in QuartzPopular ScienceThe New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

 

On the weekends, Dave likes hot dogs and any other kind of dog. 

On the Line at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

In the moment before a dog and handler compete, there is often this moment of open intimacy. In agility trials, some play games incentivized by bits of hot dogs and other treats—in more formal breed judging, moments can be a bit more serene. These images capture a sliver of the deep connection between dogs and those who dedicate their lives to show them.

Published on WNYC: http://www.wnyc.org/story/westminster-dog-show-on-the-line/