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Playful Portraits by Elke Vogelsang Catch Cats’ Cranky and Foolish Feelings

Playful Portraits by Elke Vogelsang Catch Cats’ Cranky and Foolish Feelings

Playful Portraits by Elke Vogelsang Catch Cats’ Cranky and Silly Emotions



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July 13, 2022

Grace Ebert

All pictures © Elke Vogelsang, shared with permission

In contrast to the affectionate canine companions that grace lots of Elke Vogelsang’s portraits, the cats she finds in entrance of her digital camera exhibit extra irritable, even stereotypical feelings. She captures her feline topics with a variety of reactions, whether or not snarling and baring their enamel or exhibiting off their extra playful sides with leaps into the air or a fast flick of their tongues.

Knowledgeable pet portraitist, Vogelsang principally visits her topics at their properties quite than bringing them to her Hildesheim studio. This tends to make the animals extra comfy, she shares, no less than sufficient for her to coax out extra real feelings with the assistance of string, feathers, treats, and typically catnip for mood-boosting. “Let’s face it, cats will be a lot tougher to {photograph} than canine. If they’ll’t be bothered, they gained’t do it for our sake,” she says. “Normally, classes with cats are shorter than classes with canine. They’re those to find out the schedule.”

Vogelsang maintains an Instagram account dedicated to her feline collaborators, and yow will discover rather more of her portraiture on her web site.

 

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