A Weekend With Mr Purrtraitist, A Professional Cat Portrait Photographer


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Larry Johnson has the dream job you think you want: a professional portraiture photographer for cats. He loves cats passionately, just as much as he loves photography, and his wife works as the floor manager at cat show!

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Here, he speaks to the filmmaker Mark Zemel at a weekend cat show in New Jersey, before his next gig in Cleveland for another gig.

It’s futile to art direct a cat. But Larry believes there’s personality and character that can be coaxed gently, and patiently. It’s in the eyes, the turn of a neck, a leap.

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Here’s Larry’s magic, in all its glory. h/t: It’s Nice That

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