Last Photos Of The Legendary ‘Elephant Queen’ Before Her Death

Last Photos Of The Legendary ‘Elephant Queen’ Before Her Death

Elephants are, without a doubt, one of the most majestic creatures walking the Earth. Despite being around 3m (9 feet 107⁄64 inches) tall and African elephants weighing about 6000kg (13,227 pounds) on average, they are gentle giants, known for their empathy and strong family bonds. Unfortunately, there are people in the world that don’t see the gentle nature in the animal when they look at them, they see a profit. ‘Save the Elephants’ report that research conducted between 2002 and 2011 by Maisels et al estimated that the world’s forest elephant population was…continue reading →
Woman Feeds Birds To Capture Their Stunning Close-Up Pics (50 New Pics)

Woman Feeds Birds To Capture Their Stunning Close-Up Pics (50 New Pics)

Birds have always been a symbol of freedom. But because of their liberating ability to fly, they seem so unreachable and mysterious to us. Luckily there is a way to meet with nature face to face and explore the beautiful feathered creatures in their natural setting without scaring them away or causing any harm. Lisa, who goes by the name Ostdrossel on her social media, has always been fascinated by nature and birds, so when following her love to Macomb County in Michigan from Germany, she had an urge to get a little…continue reading →
I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

I Photographed Adorable Stray Dogs On The Streets Of Cape Verde

Hi everyone, My name is Zoltan. I’m a passionate portrait and travel photographer. I do a lot of dog portraits, I love photographing dogs, but when I travel I photograph the landscape and the everyday life of the people. I don’t even take my portrait lenses with me, because you know, you have to save as much room as you can. I usually just take my camera and my 18-35 mm lens. Recently, we traveled to Sal, Cape Verde with my fiancee Agnes. When we arrived, we were a bit shocked to see…continue reading →
I Jumped At The Opportunity To Photograph Foxes In My Studio

I Jumped At The Opportunity To Photograph Foxes In My Studio

As a pet photographer, my normal client is a dog or cat. Never would I expect to photograph Foxes! Pet foxes are not a normal thing in the UK so this was a once in a lifetime opportunity and it was hard to resist putting fox cuddles before taking the photographs. I got lucky to work with Joy’s Pets, based in Gloucestershire, UK. Amongst your more exotic animals like reptiles, owls and hedgehogs they now house a small family of foxes. Of course, I took up the challenge of shooting these beautiful but…continue reading →
I Found Her In A Plastic Bag And Now She Is Making My Life Whole

I Found Her In A Plastic Bag And Now She Is Making My Life Whole

About a year and a half ago I found a three months old little German Shepard in a plastic bag, barely breathing. I was on my way to the cemetery for the Day of the Dead celebration (Dias De Los Muertos) and I noticed a bag on the side of the road moving and crying. I immediately went to it and to my surprise, there was this little puppy in it. Shocked and horrified by somebody’s gesture to put her in there my immediate instinct was to take her with me. I was…continue reading →
Abused And Neglected, Abandoned And Stray But Tender Souls And Best Friends

Abused And Neglected, Abandoned And Stray But Tender Souls And Best Friends

A year ago I was honored to volunteer for a photo project for the animal’s shelter “Let the Animals Live”. I needed to photograph the animals from the shelter for the calendar. Abused Doberman, a dog that lost his back legs in a car accident, a blind cat, a very old and abandoned dog – all of them have different and unique stories and lives. Just like we are. With this project I wanted to remind that we are so unique but still so similar. All of us are looking for a warm…continue reading →
My Cats Love To Show Off So I Put Them On The (Photo Studio) Stage

My Cats Love To Show Off So I Put Them On The (Photo Studio) Stage

Meet my three cats: Nora, Anton and Blanca performing at my photo studio. My name is Wiebke Haas and I’m a 27 years old animal photographer from Germany. You may know my equine photography of horses in a studio but besides being a horse girl, I’m a crazy cat lady too. My boyfriend and I live together with the three most adorable adopted cats. Their unique personalities make us laugh every day, so we decided to capture it on camera. Jumps of one of our cats, Nora, gave my boyfriend the idea of…continue reading →
Austrian Photographer Masterfully Captures Wildlife And The Result Is Both Funny And Cute

Austrian Photographer Masterfully Captures Wildlife And The Result Is Both Funny And Cute

Julian Rad, a wildlife photographer from Austria, shows the most lovable wildlife shots of squirrels, hamsters, and foxes that you’ve probably ever seen. I recently came across his work on Instagram and I instantly fell in love with his adorable, funny images. Back in 2015, he won the renowned Comedy Wildlife Photography Award with his image of a running hamster, titled “Rush hour”. We watch nature shows about the big five, while ignoring the daily lives and struggles of the little animals we share our environment with. Especially with animals as quick and…continue reading →
We Went For A Walk At Night And Discovered This Adorable Seal

We Went For A Walk At Night And Discovered This Adorable Seal

So Tanya decides to take a walk the other night and in less than 5 minutes I’m getting a FaceTime call from her. She whispers with a little fear in her voice ‘There’s some kind of animal down here. I don’t know what it is! Get over here now and grab your camera’. More info: hattphotography.com | Facebook | Instagram Long story short, this is our friend ‘Fish Breath’ (yes we named him/her), the harp seal who we found about 150 meters from our front door. Just in case you were worried –…continue reading →
My Dog Had A Maternity Photoshoot!

My Dog Had A Maternity Photoshoot!

When my Sheltie Zelda got pregnant I knew I wanted to document the whole pregnancy through photos, so I made sure to take as many as possible! Towards the end of her pregnancy when her belly became bigger I decided that we should also do a studio photo shoot, and I’m so glad we did! The puppies were born two days after the photos were taken, and we can’t wait to help them get the best start into life! More info: Facebook Future mom Little bump She likes to show the babies off!…continue reading →
I Capture Spanish Hunting Dogs As They Enjoy Their Life Of Freedom

I Capture Spanish Hunting Dogs As They Enjoy Their Life Of Freedom

Hi, my Name is Marcus Gier and I am a hobby-dog photographer from Cologne in Germany. I love to photograph dogs, especially the Spanish Galgo. Every year in Spain thousands of Galgos (the Spanish sighthound) are breed and born for hunting. As soon as the galgos are no longer useful for hunting, they are disposed of in an awful and painful way. They are brutally killed, hung on trees, burned alive, or otherwise tortured. The World Galgo Day is a day where all of us can give a voice to the spanish dogs…continue reading →
We Explore The Amazing Personalities Of 11 Pets Through Our New Series Of Photography

We Explore The Amazing Personalities Of 11 Pets Through Our New Series Of Photography

Hi! We are Alexander Khokhlov and Veronica Ershova, the photographers duo based in Moscow, Russia. You could remember us as creators of the Dog Show series, where we showed you the wonderful world of dog breeds and their surprisingly unusual personalities. We would like to introduce you the new part of our big photography project that has already got several international gold awards, including PDN Faces 2017 (Winner) and Moscow International Foto Awards 2018 (Gold in Nature category). More info: alexanderkhokhlov.com | Instagramcontinue reading →
I Love Capturing The Joyful Souls Of Dogs Through My Photography (49 Pics)

I Love Capturing The Joyful Souls Of Dogs Through My Photography (49 Pics)

Hello! I am Ria Putzker from Austria and I am 21 years old. My favorite thing is to take photos of dogs. It has been my passion for about 3 years now. Dogs fascinated me in many ways since I was young. My two biggest inspirations are my own dogs, 7-year old Dachshundmix Phoebe and 1-year old rescue dog Maki! I want to capture a dog’s personality and give the person who looks at the photo a bright smile! Through photography, I met a lot of awesome dogs and cool people, it also…continue reading →
I Photograph My Dogs In Our Winter Wonderland

I Photograph My Dogs In Our Winter Wonderland

I am a dog trainer and when I am not training dogs, I love to capture their spirit through photography. Dogs in nature have an amazing aura surrounding them - beautiful, wild and innocent at the same time. I spent a lot of time in the mountains, photographing my two Border Collies. Here are some shots from this winter. More info: Instagram | spiritdogtraining.comcontinue reading →
I Tossed Powder On Some Dogs, And The Result Turned Out Amazing (13 Images)

I Tossed Powder On Some Dogs, And The Result Turned Out Amazing (13 Images)

My name is Jess Bell. I'm a Canadian photographer with a flair for capturing unique and artistic images of animals in action. I recently organized some of my very talented dog-owning friends (and their exceptional pups of course) to participate in colored powder photo shoots in order to experiment with a new technique I wanted to try out. The results are bright, crisp and dynamic! These photos are turning heads all over the internet. These crazy colors and dynamic swirls are captured in-camera in real time and on location. As a result, every…continue reading →
I Photograph My Eyeless Cat Who Sees With His Heart (25 Pics)

I Photograph My Eyeless Cat Who Sees With His Heart (25 Pics)

Kazou was found as a kitten when his eyes were already badly damaged from the cat flu. Sadly, they couldn't be saved and had to be surgically removed. But that hasn't stopped him since – far from it! Kazou is a very curious, sassy, and fearless cat. Besides chasing bumblebees, of course, he loves being outside in his very own cat proof garden and feeling the sun on his belly. Everyone who meets Kazou is thrilled by his behavior. Even if he's eyeless, I bet he can see with his heart. I'm sure…continue reading →
I Explore Abandoned Places With My Dog Claire (New Pics)

I Explore Abandoned Places With My Dog Claire (New Pics)

A snow-white dog photographed in environments where ferns and fungi cover floors and walls, where thick layers of dust cover the abandoned belongings of the last residents. The photographs look surreal, yet the Bull Terrier's Claire's poses give the impression that she takes the role of the former inhabitants. Part of the process is to capture a piece of the soul of these places, Claire and I can spend quite some time just walking the rooms and sitting at specific spots to ‘catch’ the atmosphere. The walls, silent witnesses of love and friendship,…continue reading →
Mythical Beasts: Photographer Captures The Majestic Beauty Of Maine Coons (New Pics)

Mythical Beasts: Photographer Captures The Majestic Beauty Of Maine Coons (New Pics)

Maine Coons are the largest of the domesticated cats, and they are as close as you could safely get to having an actual Lion in your house. Their powerful facial features are perfectly framed by a majestic mane, with their sturdy build and slightly menacing prowl completing the mini-Mufasa vibe that this magnificent breed oozes. Photographer Robert Sijka, based in Hong Kong, loves to combine his two passions in life: photography and his beloved Maine Coons. He has experienced a lot of joy in perfecting his skills, bringing out the beauty and majesty…continue reading →
Photographer Documents Stunning Wild Foxes Enjoying The Snow (New Pics)

Photographer Documents Stunning Wild Foxes Enjoying The Snow (New Pics)

Dutch wildlife photographer Roeselien Raimond has been bringing joy and warmth to people with her fairytale-like photographs of wild foxes for over 8 years. Looking at her gallery of foxes provides a truly captivating and calming experience, as Roeselien brings these gorgeous creatures to life with her exceptional ability to capture their spirit. Her friendship with foxes started out of curiosity and determination to break the popular misconception about foxes being deceitful and mean. With each of her photography series portraying the intelligent, kind and friendly nature of these mysterious creatures, we feel…continue reading →
We Are The Sighthound Squad And We Explore Lithuania With Our Lovely Dogs

We Are The Sighthound Squad And We Explore Lithuania With Our Lovely Dogs

We are the Sighthound Squad! Our crew consists of three lovely long doggos: Fargo the Borzoi is the biggest and with the longest fur, Luna the Saluki is the youngest and smallest but at the same time the most fierce member of the squad and then there is Olivia the greyhound red foxy babe. Also, we have two human friends who take us to the wildest places in Lithuania. We love to hike in forests, fields, and visit abounded places. The Sighthound Squad story started on one social media platform. Our humans found…continue reading →
I Project Images Of Endangered Animals On Mountains To Warn Of Their Possible Disappearance

I Project Images Of Endangered Animals On Mountains To Warn Of Their Possible Disappearance

Crying Animals is my new photography series, which makes us aware of the possible disappearance of emblematic animals from the mountains. More than a spotlight, it’s a cry of the heart calling to save and showcase the beauty of the world that surrounds us. With an ephemeral nature of my frescoes made possible by a powerful projector, I wish to make the public aware of the threats these animals face in their natural environments. I plan to project even more images of distinctive animals in other parts of the world. For instance: lions…continue reading →
I Capture The Beautiful Nature Of Poland Using A Bokeh Effect

I Capture The Beautiful Nature Of Poland Using A Bokeh Effect

My name is Katarzyna Załużna. I'm an amateur photographer from Rumia, Poland, and also a mother of three children. My passion for photography started five years ago and since then I love to photograph children, nature and floral motifs in the sunlight. I mainly use manual lens - old PENTACON, Helios, and create images from one frame or multiple exposure. Photography is not only my passion but also a way of expressing myself. More info: Instagramcontinue reading →
These 41 Photos By A Finnish Photographer Are So Magical We Can’t Finnish Looking At Them

These 41 Photos By A Finnish Photographer Are So Magical We Can’t Finnish Looking At Them

Many people think of Finland as the land of cold weather and darkness. However, Ossi Saarinen (previously here and here), a Finnish photographer, believes that the country is much more than just that, and he shows another surprisingly enchanting side of his motherland. Ossi brings delightful feelings through his photos of spectacular Finnish nature, especially the untouched forests covering almost three-quarters of the whole country. And within these peaceful and ancient forests, wild animals roam freely and enjoy their lives at their best. Finnish animals appear to be very mysterious, fascinating and charming…continue reading →
Meet Rick, The Happiest Hedgehog From Ukraine

Meet Rick, The Happiest Hedgehog From Ukraine

Meet Rick, the hedgehog who is always smiling. When we picked up this shy African Pygmy hedgehog from the breeder, he didn’t show us much joy. We used to think, “This hog hates us”... Show Full Text But then, slowly he opened up and became the most cheerful little fellow who makes me smile even on the worst days. I started taking photos of him because I think he is the cutest thing on earth. Rick always works the camera like a supermodel. These photos are too adorable not to share. Prepare yourself…continue reading →
I Capture The True Nature Of Dogs In My Portraits (82 Pics)

I Capture The True Nature Of Dogs In My Portraits (82 Pics)

My name is Kristýna Kvapilová and I'm a dog photographer, traveler and frisbee player from the Czech Republic. I'm 21 years old and I'm the proud owner of a Canon 5D Mark IV. When I leave my computer-based job, you can often see me somewhere on the road, traveling and exploring the world with my beautiful 7-year-old Australian Shepherd Charlie, who is my personal teacher and also the best and the most faithful model I've ever had! He's a so-called professional dog model who can do many tricks, for example, lick on command.…continue reading →
Photographer Discovers A Family Of Mice In His Garden, Builds Them The Cutest Village Ever

Photographer Discovers A Family Of Mice In His Garden, Builds Them The Cutest Village Ever

Recently, photographer Simon Dell stumbled upon a family of mice running around his garden. Instead of reaching for the traps, however, he took out his tools. Dell built the mice a miniature village and they repaid him by posing in front of his camera. “I was out one day just taking photos of the birds in the garden and having just cut the grass I noticed something moving on the ground,” Simon told Bored Panda. “I pointed my camera at the ground and was shocked but very happy to see a very cute…continue reading →
7 Dogs Before And After Their Haircuts (New Pics)

7 Dogs Before And After Their Haircuts (New Pics)

I’m an animal photographer and these images are from my photo series titled HAIRY. I originally posted 8 dogs here on Bored Panda in 2016. I’ve since expanded the series, spending 3 months photographing 30+ more dogs before and after their haircuts. Here are 7 new dogs. Show Full Text All the dogs have been groomed in a Japanese grooming style. Japanese dog grooming does not follow the rules of traditional, breed-standard grooming. In fact, it only has one mission ― to bring out the dogs’ individual personalities and make them look as…continue reading →
I Tell The Story Of Abandoned Hunting Dogs In Spain Through Photography

I Tell The Story Of Abandoned Hunting Dogs In Spain Through Photography

“All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Show Full Text On the day, Leena, our Galga, adopted through Magnificent Mutts, was no longer needed by her owner. She was to be hung from a tree as the tradition of the galgueros. On that day, evil was not going to win! A woman overheard what was about to happen and stepped in to save Leena’s life. The woman brought Leena to SOS Galgos in Barcelona, Spain, and that is where her journey to the US began.…continue reading →
I Photograph The Unexpected Friendship Between My Dog And My Duck

I Photograph The Unexpected Friendship Between My Dog And My Duck

My name is Natacha and I am a 18 years old amateur photographer living in a farm in the Southern France. I love to combine my two main passions - animals and photography - in one. Show Full Text My newest photography series is about the friendship between my dog and my duck. Vendetta, the dog, is an old German Shepherd female. And Lemony is an Indian Runner Duck. Vendetta is such a sweet and friendly dog with everyone and every animal that when Lemony arrived in our home as a duckling in June…continue reading →
I Photograph The Special Bond Between My Dog And My Duck To Show How Sensitive Animals Can Be

I Photograph The Special Bond Between My Dog And My Duck To Show How Sensitive Animals Can Be

My name is Natacha and I am a 18 years old amateur photographer living in a farm in the Southern France. I love to combine my two main passions - animals and photography - in one. Show Full Text My newest photography series is about the friendship between my dog and my duck. Vendetta, the dog, is an old German Shepherd female. And Lemony is an Indian Runner Duck. Vendetta is such a sweet and friendly dog with everyone and every animal that when Lemony arrived in our home as a duckling in June…continue reading →
I Photograph Animals Every Halloween

I Photograph Animals Every Halloween

I'm a photographer based in New Zealand who specializes in working with animals, particularly cats. Show Full Text Halloween is my favorite holiday so every year I try to shoot some crazy Halloween images. Here is a selection of some of my favorites from the past few years! More info: Instagramcontinue reading →
I Photograph Animals Every Halloween

I Photograph Animals Every Halloween

I'm a photographer based in New Zealand who specializes in working with animals, particularly cats. Show Full Text Halloween is my favorite holiday so every year I try to shoot some crazy Halloween images. Here is a selection of some of my favorites from the past few years! More info: Instagramcontinue reading →
I Take Photos Of Monorail Cats To Show Cat Logic At Its Best

I Take Photos Of Monorail Cats To Show Cat Logic At Its Best

Have you ever heard of 'monorail cats'? Well, if you haven't, here's a full collection of photos of some of the most talented and funniest examples. Show Full Text Hello, my name is Sabrina Boem and I've been photographing cats for over six years since I adopted my first cat. Since then, I've been working on several projects involving cats and men. I love cats in every situation and I find them so funny when they apply their cat logic to everyday life. I've met many monorail cats while photographing colony cats: they…continue reading →
Zoo Staff Notice That Their Annual Animal Health Check X-Rays Look Amazing, Decide To Share Them

Zoo Staff Notice That Their Annual Animal Health Check X-Rays Look Amazing, Decide To Share Them

Once in a while, zoos perform health checks on their beloved animals and you'd think that there couldn't be anything really 'artsy' about it. Well, that's what all of us thought until Oregon Zoo posted these incredible shots from their animal x-rays, and the results look way cooler than you'd think. Show Full Text Oregon Zoo's digital media specialist told Bored Panda that he decided to share these images online after seeing an x-ray of a chameleon and thought it looked very cool, " I went to our Veterinary Center where the vets showed…continue reading →
14 Amazing X-Ray Photos From A Zoo’s Annual Animal Health Check

14 Amazing X-Ray Photos From A Zoo’s Annual Animal Health Check

Once in a while, zoos perform health checks on their beloved animals and you'd think that there couldn't be anything really 'artsy' about it. Well, that's what all of us thought until Oregon Zoo posted these incredible shots from their animal x-rays, and the results look way cooler than you'd think. Show Full Text Oregon Zoo's digital media specialist told Bored Panda that he decided to share these images online after seeing an x-ray of a chameleon and thought it looked very cool, " I went to our Veterinary Center where the vets showed…continue reading →
I’m A Cat Photographer, And I’m Bribing People To Vote!

I’m A Cat Photographer, And I’m Bribing People To Vote!

We all know voting is super important, but voter turnout tells a different story! Show Full Text I wanted to use my cat photography to encourage voter participation this midterm election. More info: Instagram Get your ballots ready, and let me tell you a little more about myself! I started photographing pets in 2015, after about a decade of photographing people for a living I still photograph humans, but animals are my true passion Just look at some of my adorable little models I fall in love over and over, at every shoot…continue reading →
I Spent Years Trying To Photograph Moments Of ‘Catisfaction’ (Part 3)

I Spent Years Trying To Photograph Moments Of ‘Catisfaction’ (Part 3)

I like to call myself a "Catographer" because it's been almost 6 years that I've been taking exclusively cat photos. I've worked on two main projects ("Passions" and the ongoing "C-AT Work") before starting the Cats in Venice project that became a book in April 2018. Show Full Text So during these years, I met many amazing cats, each one with different qualities and behaviors. I've always tried to catch cats' expressions of satisfaction, or 'Catisfaction' as I like to call it, a sort of happy face or feeling. These attempts were previously featured on Bored Panda. This…continue reading →
I Spent Years Trying To Photograph Moments Of ‘Catisfaction’ (Part 3)

I Spent Years Trying To Photograph Moments Of ‘Catisfaction’ (Part 3)

I like to call myself a "Catographer" because it's been almost 6 years that I've been taking exclusively cat photos. I've worked on two main projects ("Passions" and the ongoing "C-AT Work") before starting the Cats in Venice project that became a book in April 2018. Show Full Text So during these years, I met many amazing cats, each one with different qualities and behaviors. I've always tried to catch cats' expressions of satisfaction, or 'Catisfaction' as I like to call it, a sort of happy face or feeling. These attempts were previously featured on Bored Panda. This…continue reading →