Artists have had a special relationship with the humble house-cat for centuries. In addition to serving as subjects of paintings, prints, sculptures, and other works of art, the meowing muses have also played an important part behind the scenes. In Artists and Their Cats, author Alison Nastasi explores this furry phenomenon, sharing intimate photos of well-known creatives and their cuddly companions.
For many creative people, their furry friend doubles as their muse.
Stephanie Smith of Southern Stitched Photography has built her career on capturing special moments for families, be it at weddings...
Photographer Randal Ford believes that every animal has a story to tell. This compassionate perspective is at the core of his ongoing Animal Portrait Collection, a striking series that explores his subjects’ unique personalities and behaviors. Each revealing photograph features a single animal strategically shot against a stark black or white backdrop.
Before the digital age of smartphones and selfies, there was nothing more immediate than a Polaroid.
For years, photographer Anastasia Pottinger has strived to shine a spotlight on an underrated and overlooked demographic: the elderly.
If you’ve ever dreamt of having a lion as a pet, you might want to consider getting a Maine Coon cat instead. These majestic domesticated felines have long, striking fur that frames their face just like a big cat’s mane (and they’re far less ferocious). In addition to their glorious coats, they can grow to be up to four feet in length, making them the king (or queen) of your home.
Alberta-based photographer Cassandra Jones of Noelle Mirabella Photography specializes in taking fine art photographs of little ones.
Photographer Brad Wilson captures expressive wildlife portraits inspired by the “instinct, intuition, and present moment awareness” that animals possess.
The airport is a prime location for people watching. There, you see folks from all walks of life in various states of being; some are rushing to their gate while others are killing time until they board their plane. For photographer Mustafa Çankaya, working at the Atatürk airport has given him more than just an opportunity to watch people from all over the world.
Japanese photographer Shin Noguchi chronicles the daily life of his young family through candid color pictures.
When photographer Angela Forker’s grandson was born a few years ago, she found a new focus: newborn photography.