London-based photographer Martin Usborne is back with a hypnotic new photo series of his favorite canine muses. Just as penetrating and otherworldly as The Silence of Dogs in Cars, here’s a new portrait series — Nice to Meet YouTormented, complicated, all-knowing, and mysterious, there’s a certain something about these dogs that’s eerily human. They beg the viewer to imagine what kind of intense, weighty internal dialogue is going on behind those ocean-deep eyes…

Oh, we were wondering the same thing too.