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He put it in a pocket of his Army coat and brought it home to his wife, Maria. Chandoha pronounced shan-DOE-uh was moved to photograph Loco and quickly sold the pictures to newspapers and magazines around the world. Taking pictures of cats soon began to look like a more fulfilling career path than the one in advertising that Mr. So, after graduating, he turned to freelance photography for a living — and, by the mids, he had begun a long period as the dominant commercial cat photographer of his era. By the time he died, on Jan. Chandoha had taken some 90, cat photos, nearly all before cats had become viral darlings of social media. He was
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Margaret Carrigan. The internet has proved that there is no limit to the human desire for cat content. Yet, long before the development of our collective obsession with contemporary feline celebrities like Lil Bub or Grumpy Cat RIP , Walter Chandoha was fastidiously photographing cats for the masses, his images appearing on greetings cards, magazine pages and pet-food packaging across the US for more than half a century. The artist began experimenting with photography while he was in high school in Bayonne, New Jersey, and went on to serve as a combat photographer for the US Army during the Second World War. But it was a fateful encounter with a small, grey stray on the snowy streets of New York one winter night in that led him to a lifelong career that evolved cat photography into an art form, one to which Taschen pays homage in their latest release, Walter Chandoha.
Walter Chandoha — was a combat photographer in the Second World War, before a chance encounter with a cat led him on a path that would shape his professional career. His images have appeared on over magazine covers and in thousands of advertisements, from posters and T-shirts to the giant 18x60 foot Kodak Colorama in Grand Central Terminal, New York City. Reuel Golden is the former editor of the British Journal of Photography. Your Shopping Cart. Your shoppingcart is empty! Don't have an account? Create your account.