Photographer Walter Chandoha found a kitten outside in the winter snow around 1950. This kitten would then be adopted by the photographer and it would be named Loco. This event would also start Chandoha’s affinity for documenting cats, and this affinity would last up until the end of his life. Now, there’s a new book that chronicles seventy-five years of his images of cats.
The New York-based photographer, who passed away earlier this year, was quite prolific. His archive contains over 225,000 photos, including about 90,000 of his feline friends. Hundreds of these charming, often candid photographs are compiled in a new 296-page book published by Taschen, with writing and editing by Susan Michals and Reuel Golden, respectively. The book was released on August 12, 2019, and is available online.
Check out some of the photos over at Colossal.
(Image Credit:Walter Chandoha/ Taschen)