A Cat’s Work is Never Done – “C-AT WORK” by Marianna Zampieri

You may recall that I introduced you to amateur photographer Marianna Zampieri in two previous posts. In the first post, we learned how Marianna’s own cat, Arthur, helped her discover her love of photography. In the second post, we saw Marianna’s Passions photography project, where she captures the relationship between cats and the people they live with.

If you haven’t read those posts, I encourage you to do so, as Marianna’s gorgeous photography will surely speak to any cat lover.

And we’re in luck! Today, Marianna has been kind enough to share one of her latest projects with us, C-AT WORK, which looks at cats in the workplace. Continue reading “A Cat’s Work is Never Done – “C-AT WORK” by Marianna Zampieri”

Shelter Photography with Sabrina Boem

Today we look at Sabrina Boem’s shelter photography. In earlier posts, we saw her stray cat photography and people with cats – all stunning black and white photography. If you’ve read those other posts, you know that Sabrina, who lives in Italy, is a talented amateur photographer with a love for cats. Let’s look at her shelter photography now and see how it all started.

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People with Cats – Photography by Sabrina Boem

I’m excited to bring you the second in the series of three posts featuring the beautiful black and white photography of Sabrina Boem. In the last post, I teased that one of Sabrina’s photos was selected for National Geographic’s ‘Daily Dozen’ as an Editor’s Favorite, but I didn’t share which photo that was. Well, that photo is in today’s post, so keep reading until the end to see it!

Sabrina, who lives in Italy, photographs stray and shelter cats. She also photographs people with cats, and today we will learn about that process. Sabrina also shares with us a special story of a woman and her cat.

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My Dirty Paws – An Art Project About Shelter and Rescue Animals

Stacy Tang is an artist in California who volunteers at a local animal shelter and has created a heartwarming art project called My Dirty Paws. With an eight-year-old, adopted cat at home named Casper, he is Stacy’s inspiration and favorite model. However, it is shelter and rescue pets that truly drive this touching project.

From MyDirtyPaws.com:

MY DIRTY PAWS is a passion project I created in 2014 to document the lovely souls that I met at animal shelters. A lot of shelter animals are instantly labeled as difficult and trouble, but only with a little more patience and love, you will Continue reading “My Dirty Paws – An Art Project About Shelter and Rescue Animals”

Stray Cat Photography with Sabrina Boem

You may remember that I briefly introduced you to amateur photographer Sabrina Boem in an earlier post. Well, today is the first in a series of three posts featuring her stunning black and white photography – with today’s subject being Stray Cats. Later we will see People with Cats and lastly Sabrina’s Shelter Photography in the final post.

Residing in Italy in San Dona’ di Piave (Venice), Sabrina is a small business owner whose passion for photography has led to one of her photos being selected for National Geographic’s ‘Daily Dozen’ as an Editor’s Favorite! Stay tuned to find out which photo – it will be in the People with Cats post.

At the end of this post, there is a special video compilation of Sabrina’s stray and shelter cat photography. Volume up when you watch it!

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Shelter Photography and Friendly Poem Reminders

Marjan Debevere, an amateur photographer, has lived in London, England for the past 23 years, but she is originally from Bruges, Belgium. When not taking beautiful photos of shelter cats, Marjan studies Feline Behaviour and Psychology.

Let’s meet Marjan now and also find out what the poem reminders are all about! Continue reading “Shelter Photography and Friendly Poem Reminders”

Capturing the Beauty of Cats: Photography by Sabrina Boem

In the coming weeks, I will be introducing you to Sabrina Boem, an amateur photographer in Italy, who has found a passion for photographing stray and shelter cats.

As we meet her through a series of upcoming posts, each with a different photography focus (all cat-related, of course), Sabrina will also tell us of heartwarming stories that Continue reading “Capturing the Beauty of Cats: Photography by Sabrina Boem”

Adoption Tails: Choosing Black Cats

Today’s post is the kickoff to my Adoption Tails series. Each post will focus on a different aspect of adoption or something to consider when adopting a cat. And what better month to start this series than in June, which is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month! So, let’s get started with the series and look at an often overlooked color of cat when it comes to adoptions. Continue reading “Adoption Tails: Choosing Black Cats”

“Passions” with Photographer Marianna

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Marianna and her cat, Arthur.

In April, I did a profile on Marianna, an amateur photographer in Vicenza, Italy, who photographs stray cats and also does her part to help homeless cats find their forever homes. You can read her first profile here and learn more about what she does for stray and rescued cats.

With her love for cats and photography, Marianna started a project she calls Passions. Marianna tells us about her project, where she photographs professions from singers and writers to artists and dancers – with cats!

Marianna is quick to point out that all of her pictures are taken with respect for each cat, nothing is pretend or forced. She creates Continue reading ““Passions” with Photographer Marianna”