If you’re lucky enough to have a four pawed friend in your life the chances are that 90% of the photos on your phone are of them doing pretty much the same thing – but you’re not alone. Whether you’re armed with a smartphone snapping a photo of your dog laying on the sofa or you’re a photographer with a DSLR the draw to photographer mans best friend is real and with one look at the stunning entries to Dog Photographer of the Year and it’s easy to see why.
The competition which is organised by UK-based animal welfare organisation Kennel Clu features dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes and has 11 categories, from Dog Portrait to Puppies and Special Mentions.
Showcasing why dogs will always have a soft spot in all of our hearts this years competition winners captures each of the dogs personalities and characters, whether it’s a funny pose from a dog running through the great outdoors or a more intimate moment shared between dog and human. You can learn more about the competition here.
1. Man’s Best Friend Category, 3rd Place Winner
2. Rescue Dogs Charity Category, 1st Place Winner
3. Man’s Best Friend Category, 2nd Place Winner
4. Judges’ Special Mention Puppies Category
5. Oldies Category, 2nd Place Winner
6. I Love Dogs Because… (Ages 11 to 17) Category, 1st Place Winner
7. Assistance Dogs Category, 1st Place Winner
8. Judges’ Special Mention Rescue Dog Charity Category
9. Puppies Category, 1st Place Winner
10. Dog Portrait Category, 2nd Place Winner
11. Dogs at Work Category, 3rd Place Winner
12. Dogs at Play Category, 1st Place Winner
13. Dogs at Play Category, 3rd Place Winner
14. Dogs at Work Category, 2nd Place Winner
15. Overall Winner and Man’s Best Friend 1st Place Winner
With there being so many photographs of cats on the internet there is bound to be a few that stick out from the rest for all the wrong reasons. Whilst the majority of cat photos are cute these photos will make you say WTF. Here are 20 of the most unexplainable cat photos on the internet.
When this cat didn’t feel like posing for the paparazzi.
This cats facial expression.
When these cats got together to rob a store.
When this cat just forgot to even care.
When this cat decided it was going to start climbing ladders like a human.
When this cat turned into a liquid.
This cats eyes.
This cat developing a cat beard.
When this cat went from solid to liquid.
When this cat did this.
When this cat took a dump and broke the laws of physics.
When this cat went all out ninja.
When this cat looked like an old man.
When these cats were caught in the act.
When this happened.
When this cat suddenly turned into a superhero.
This cat that has developed opposable thumbs and is now texting with them.
When these cats shared a romantic dance together.
And when this cat forgot how to cat and became human.