If you’ve seen a little squirrel in the park begging for treats or browsing through picnic leftovers, you’ll probably agree that they’re one of the cutest things ever. Perhaps the incessantly curious and hyperactive nature of squirrels is exactly what inspired British photographer Max Ellis to start shooting these cool pics of everyone’s favorite woodland […]
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Ontario-based graphic designer Andrew Knapp and his beautiful border collie Momo, who we wrote about last year, are back with more cute and awesome find-the-dog photos. Momo’s not quite like other dogs – when he runs to fetch a stick, rather than returning it, he hides. So Knapp started taking pictures in which the viewer was supposed to find Momo. At first, they were just for his nieces and nephews, but when he posted the photos online, the reception was excellent.
Meet Otchan. He’s a pig farmer who shares a beautiful relationship with his cuddly pink creatures – all 1,200 of them. Kagawa-based photographer Toshiteru Yamaji spent ten years documenting Otchan’s bond with his animals. The caring and loving farmer serenades his pigs with a guitar, takes them to the beach, cuddles with them, or simply spends time with them – a far cry from the often abusive and inhumane conditions experienced by pigs in U.S. mass-production farms.
U.K.-based photographer Will Burrard-Lucas became a convenient makeshift lookout post for meerkats during his photo shoot in the Makgadikgadi region of Botswana, Africa. He spent six days capturing the life of this charming meerkat family when the babies started to get more and more curious and fascinated with Burrard-Lucas’s camera.
Owing to its beautiful coat and bushy tail, which can be fiery red, steely gray or snow-white, the fox has held a special place in our hearts since time immemorial as a beautiful and mysterious woodland creature. These 22 pictures will make you fall in love with the fox all over again. Various cultures throughout Europe, Asia and Africa consider the fox to be a cunning and sly creature that often plays the part of the trickster in folktales and myths.
What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real live animals! While seemingly dangerous, these shots were made possible with the help of professional animal trainers. Fortunately, she has provided us with a few adorable behind-the-scenes photos showing how the animals are posed by their trainers, including a shot where the bear sneaks a snack from its trainer over the model’s shoulder.
As a widespread and mass-consumed source of meat, the potential diversity and beauty of chickens is very often overlooked (the same goes for cows and pigs). Photographer and visual artist Ernest Goh, however, has created a series of images that highlight the beauty and character that chickens can exhibit when given a chance. Goh’s series of images focuses on the Ayam Seramas, a chicken bred specifically for its beauty. They have extraordinarily high, full and proud-looking breasts and proud plumage as well.
Let It Rain Love: 19-Year-Old Photographer Takes Beautiful Shelter Dog Pictures To Help Find Them New HomesBy Dovilas • Mar 26th, 2014 • Category: Animals, Cute, Latest Posts, Photography
Jessica Trinh, the talented young pet photographer who we recently wrote about when her golden retriever Chuppy passed away, is back with a beautiful series of images of shelter dogs that will make your heart melt. The images in her “Let It Rain Love” project are all adorable and sweet, but there’s more to it than that. By taking beautiful portraits of shelter dogs, Trinh aims to give each of them a fighting chance at being adopted.
These 30 animals that look like they’re smiling are bound to warm even the stone-cold jaded hearts among us. Not so fast, however – the scientific jury is still out on whether or not animals can/do actually smile. However, scientists are increasingly warming up to the idea that animals may have a more complex range of emotions and that some of them may even have facial expressions similar to ours.
Jake Olson, an award-winning professional photographer and graphic artist from Nebraska, takes breathtaking photographs what are dripping with Midwestern aesthetic and spirit. His images inspire dreams of wide-open skies, gentle winds and amber waves of grain. espite the fact that many of the images share a similar Midwestern setting, Olson keeps them fresh with beautiful lighting and a few adorable models. The wide-open fields and rural-style clothing give them a strong Americana aesthetic.
Talented Hungarian photographer Sarolta Ban is back with more of her distinctive surreal images, but this time there’s a noble purpose behind her work – each image is meant to portray a shelter animal in a new light and help them find a loving home. Everything seems to have begun with one image of a white dog that, according to Ban’s Facebook, she adopted. She went on to create a whole series of images featuring furry friends that are looking for homes.
Although Chuppy the majestic golden retriever passed away just week ago, his memory will live on in these beautiful pictures taken by his owner, Jessica Trinh. They are so popular that even rapper Snoop Dogg posted one of the photos on his Instagram. All the pictures below were shot when Jessica was 17-18 years old, which goes to show just how talented this young photographer is.