PetCam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends

PetCam: The World Through the Lens of Our Four-Legged Friends

by Chris Keeney


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As close as we are to our beloved pets, we often wonder how they spend their days when we aren't watching. What do they explore? How does the world look from the point of view of our dogs and cats—or our chickens and goats? PetCam, by photographer Chris Keeney, author of Pinhole Cameras, presents a collection of striking and amusing images created by an international roster of four-legged photographers. With small, lightweight cameras attached to their collars and cowbells, they document what they see as they go about their daily routines—lounging under parked cars, scaling rooftops, jumping fences, relaxing in a neighbor's tall grass. You'll see the world through the eyes of more than twenty intrepid pets, including Coulee, a Border Collie–Golden Retriever mix from Alberta, Canada; Fritz, a tabby cat living in the Ore Mountains of Germany; Walter and Hamlet, brother and sister miniature pot belly pigs from San Diego; and Sofie, a Galloway cow, who spends her days roaming the hills of the Swiss Alps. This unique and whimsical collection offers a peek into the wanderings of our animal friends, and reveals how they experience the world we all share.

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ISBN-13: 9781616892586
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Chris Keeney is a professional photographer living and working in San Diego, California. He was formally taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, in analog film and paper photography. In the past five years Chris has made a name for himself in the pinhole photography world by inventing numerous DIY pinhole cameras and giving instructions on how to make those cameras. Since 2007, he has published monthly features on his website of pinhole photographers from around the world. In the Spring of 2011, Princeton Architectural Press published his book Pinhole Cameras: A DIY Guide. Even though he now uses digital photography in his professional work, he enjoys the spontaneity and creative freedom of making his own DIY pinhole cameras—and now exploring the creative possibilities of PetCam photography, with his family dog, Fred, and many other pets, large and small.

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