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

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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:

A Maltese named Smarty is groomed before competition
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A long-haired dachsund named Winston looks on
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A shih tzu named Jasper shows off his hairdo
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A maltese named Smarty smiles before competing
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A standard poodle named Taylor preps before competing
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Owner Bill Harrington sits with his old English sheepdog, Swagger
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A standard poodle takes a nap
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The back half of a dalmatian looks on during competition
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A pomeranian named Charlie is groomed by its owner
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A Yorkshire terrier named Jimmy gets ready for its close-up
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A bulldog named Ophelia sits next to a ribbon she won at the competition
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A standard poodle named Jake waits to compete
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