Citizen Kitty

‘Kedi’ has been  called the Citizen Kane of cat documentaries but rather than the life of one Charles Foster Kane, we have the lives of nine very distinctive Istanbul street cats and their effect on the humans who care for them. Beautifully shot with a massive amount of cats throughout, this is a must-see for …

Dear Diary

He toured with the Rolling Stones, was painted by Salvador Dali and Francis Bacon and was friends with Karen Blixen, Andy Warhol and the Kennedy’s. Yes, Peter Beard knew how to live. Not that he was merely a friend to the stars. He was also brilliant artist in his own right. Combining photographs with collages …

Ravaged

‘Across this Ravaged Land’ is a depressingly beautiful collection of African animal images by photographer Nick Brandt. As the title suggests these are not your classic animal beauty shots, even though they are stunning pictures. ‘Across this Ravaged land’ is more of a dire warning to humanity of the consequences of excessive poaching and environmental …

Portraits of Animals

There have been some wonderful animal portraits taken over the last few years by the likes of Tim Flach and Morten Koldby. Animals have been given the attention normally afforded to humans so that we see their unique personalities shine through. Czech photographer Lukas Holas is the latest to try his hand at the genre …

World Rhino Day

In case you didn’t know Rhinos have a day set aside for them. September the 22nd is World Rhino Day and in honor of this special day, me and a couple of friends have written and produced this video which is already being shared by some of the leading advocates for the species. Why bother …

‘Say Cheese, Mr. Fox’

It seems Tim Flach isn’t alone in taking distinctive animal portraits. Morten Koldby has had as similar idea and has done a series of shots depicting the almost human expressions of our animal cousins. It’s almost as if these animals were children going to have their photos taken by the school photographer.