The dog who wasn’t there

The star of in almost every picture #9, the latest in Erik Kessels’ series of books of found photography, is a very elusive family pet

The star of in almost every picture #9, the latest in Erik Kessels’ series of books of found photography, is a very elusive family pet

Kessels, co-founder of Amsterdam creative agency Kessels Kramer, has a long-running fascination with found imagery. He has collected thousands of photographs, many of them from flea markets, the most intriguing of which are published in the in almost every picture series.

The ninth book features a family’s efforts to photograph their pet dog. Unfortunately, the mutt in question has extremely black and shiny fur making its features almost impossible to capture. The results are a series of images in which the dog appears as a silhouette, present but not present in each shot, creating a dog-shaped space in the life of the family.

In almost every picture #9 will be available in December. Copies will be available from here.

 

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