Among all the photos of pets and selfies with them flooding the internet, we present you the only timeless portrait you’ll ever need.

Los Angeles pet photographer Danielle Spires has developed her unique style by using stylized backdrops full of kitsch in her photo studio that result in oddly hilarious and quirky portraits of owners with their beloved pets—creative pics that our furry and not-so-furry friends deserve. But her signature photos definitely are 1980‘s-inspired double exposure portraits of pets with their owners.

“I love shooting animals, and have found a way to heal from losing my cat by giving people a cherished portrait they can love for decades, as well as a good laugh," Spire told Bored Panda.

Scroll through this wondrous gallery of one-of-a-kind family portraits you know you would love to have in your album!

More info: daniellespires.com | Instagram | Facebook

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Norma
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1 year ago

This lady paid for the Deluxe package. There are many costume and scenery changes below!

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After 20 years of experience in portrait photography, Spires’ career took an unexpected turn after the heartbreaking loss of a cat.

“In 2018, I found out both of my beloved cats had received cancer diagnoses. My cat Noguchi passed away from lymphoma, and Panton survived thyroid cancer. I was beside myself with grief from losing my best friend and almost $24k in debt from vet bills. I decided to pivot my portrait business to pet portraits and give people what I always gave myself and my cats—weird and unique portraits of people and their pets,” the artist said.

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sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

One of my cats is black, I think they are, so unique !!!

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Dana Grunwald
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1 year ago

The cat looks so fluffy!

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“I started offering stylized sets, one-of-a-kind backdrops, and the iconic double exposure to clients and their pets. I’ve photographed everything from lizards to rats to hedgehogs and snakes (and once a tarantula!), but usually, my clients are cats and dogs. After my pet portrait business took off, I have exhibited art shows of pet portraiture, worked with movie studios, and shot at pet events all over Los Angeles.”

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Marissa Wyatt
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1 year ago

it looks like that woman`s name is Susan...

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Darling faces.

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Kinda ghostly. But, i love it.

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Cat Nip Gal
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1 year ago

"That's no moon"

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Boop
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1 year ago

Fit for a king!

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Very eastern look. Love it!

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Dana Grunwald
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1 year ago

The cat looks little scared.

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MRS FLASHMAN
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1 year ago

The cat looks pissed!

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Helen Haley
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1 year ago

The Cape just makes it.

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averageperson
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1 year ago

the cat in the glasses...

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Mme de Poppadom
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1 year ago

Ichiban! Lipstick for men.

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Dana Grunwald
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1 year ago

Happy family!

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Dana Grunwald
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1 year ago

Beautiful kitty!

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Beautiful dog.

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

I zee a Frrench connectzion.

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sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

The cute cat, seems so relaxed !!!

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Sweet!

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

THE LEGS.

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sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

Like this one, beautiful cat !!!

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

GREAT POSE.

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

My fave so far. Seems so natural.

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sharron lynn parsons
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1 year ago

Beautiful cats !!!

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING AT?

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ArhomR
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1 year ago

Love the dog. Sweet face.

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Dorothy Molphy
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1 year ago

The eyes...

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Auggie LaBonte
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1 year ago

That dress!!!

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Patti
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1 year ago

How many pictures of this lady & her cat are on here. Freaky

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

THE WAY SHE HOLDS THEM.

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

PERFECT DOG POSE.

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Laura Crawley
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1 year ago

maybe tuna? money?

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Joyce Brazel
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1 year ago

WHERE'S THE DOG?

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