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