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Expressive Animal Portraits Reveal Their Strong ‘Human’ Emotions
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Animals, Photography7 years ago

Expressive Animal Portraits Reveal Their Strong ‘Human’ Emotions

Many of us see animals as human beings’ equals, so it’s only natural that some photographers see them this way as well. Vincent Lagrange, a professional photographer in Antwerp, Belgium, captured the human side of beautiful animals by taking serious and dignified portrait photography shots of the sort that we humans like to take off each other. His photo series is called “Human Animal.”

“I tried to take these animal pictures as if they were humans, depicting their emotion and human-like characteristics in a somber way,” Lagrange told Yatzer. And indeed, the serious mood of these pet portraits encourages us to examine animals’ faces and read into their emotions.

Legrange was inspired to shoot the animal photography series by his cat, Dwiezel. Understandably, he said that the hardest part of this studio photography project was getting the animals to sit still so he could get the shot he wanted!

More info: finni.be | Facebook | Instagram | Behance (h/t: yatzer, modernmet)

“I tried to photograph the animals as humans, depicting their emotion and human-like characteristics”

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GayleneDaniels
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7 years ago

These animals display emotions, not human emotions, just emotions. Wonderful photos :)

upvzfyyanhcu
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7 years ago

we project our human experience to recognise human emotions in their faces :)

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UlrikaTückdeMantel
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7 years ago

the owl-pic is great!

CrackrJax
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7 years ago

Agreed!

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AnnaMcHugh
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6 years ago

Great photos - beautiful detail and an interesting experiment in what we see in other living creatures.

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GayleneDaniels
Community Member
7 years ago

These animals display emotions, not human emotions, just emotions. Wonderful photos :)

upvzfyyanhcu
Community Member
7 years ago

we project our human experience to recognise human emotions in their faces :)

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UlrikaTückdeMantel
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7 years ago

the owl-pic is great!

CrackrJax
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7 years ago

Agreed!

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AnnaMcHugh
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6 years ago

Great photos - beautiful detail and an interesting experiment in what we see in other living creatures.

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