Kdog PHOTO was started in 1997 by Doug Hesse and quickly became synonymous with high-end photography in the Kansas City area. Kdog is most known for fun, easy-going Portrait Sessions of families and high school seniors.

Kdog is also known for education marketing photography, with education clients like St. Teresa's Academy, Park University and Donnelly College, among others. Kdog also does marketing photography for the City of Lenexa.