By day, Dan Sandy has been a Computer-Aided Drafter for the past 14 years and is currently a Technical Designer (CADD) in Northeastern Ohio. But Dan doesn’t just use his skills to make maps, blueprints and other technical schematics, he also volunteers at the Cleveland Animal Protective League and takes photos of their shelter cats. He has been volunteering and photographing at Cleveland APL since August 2009.
A conversation with Dan
Please explain a little bit about Cleveland APL: Located in the Tremont area of Cleveland, the Cleveland Animal Protective League relies solely on donations and program fees to investigate and prosecute animal cruelty in Cuyahoga County and assist nearly 15,000 homeless animals a year through a variety of progressive programs. The Cleveland APL has been creating “happily ever afters” in Northeast Ohio since 1913. Continue reading “Kitty Close-up: Dan Sandy and his 58,000 feline photos”→
Marianna is an amateur photographer in Vicenza, Italy who has a passion for both cats and photography. An office employee by day, Marianna enjoys photographing her feline friends and she also started a Facebook page to help stray cats find their forever homes.
Angel volunteers at her local animal shelter in The Netherlands and takes beautiful pictures of the cats and kittens who are waiting for their forever homes. She takes several pictures of each cat and selects her favorite two or three shots. Angel then gives those pictures to the shelter and they can choose which one to use for their database and website. She photographs two to three times a week at the shelter.
Erinn R. volunteers and takes photos at Adams County Animal Shelter located in Commerce City, Colorado. The government-owned shelter covers seven counties north of Denver. Erinn says, “It is an older shelter on the far side of town that doesn’t get as much foot traffic. I take photos in hopes to bring more people in to visit the cats and dogs.”
A conversation with Erinn
When did you start taking pictures at the shelter?
I’ve been taking photos at shelters for three years now. I started off at the Boulder Humane Society shelter, which has more volunteers and money than the shelter I am currently at. There were other photographers there who Continue reading “Erinn – Shelter Photographer”→