Animal Soul, Portraits of Cats and Dogs by Robert Bahou
Robert Bahou is a photographer from Amman, Jordan. “I have a fascination with making images that not only my eyes see, but also my mind. For me it’s not about capturing a specific moment, it’s about making a moment, making an image that otherwise will not exist.” he explains. He currently shots animal portraits, Portraits of Cats and Dogs, trying to print a photo book named Animal Soul. He currently communicates with editors to publish his work.
The trend of having an office dog has begun to come back, with a number of companies opting to take on dedicated office dogs to act as therapy dogs for their team members, helping to reduce stress, as well as offering a number of other benefits.
The portraits of cats and dogs have an elegant touch of the portrait itself, without assessing whether the model is human or animal. “This particular project focuses on cats and dogs, but I’d love to expand to pandas, cheetahs and owls. Why animals? [apart from] a profound fascination with what goes on in their minds, I believe that capturing a faithful, telling portrait of them is surprisingly easy.” said Bahou. Well, easy as a word is definitely subjective. Enjoy.