Walter Chandoha is a master within the genre of commercial animal photography. His photographs of cats in particular have appeared in the pages of National Geographic and Life magazine, as well as been absorbed into the public subconscious via posters, pet- food packaging, T-shirts, and other uses. The internet is awash with cat pictures, and Chandoha’s cat pictures might be seen as the forefather of them all. This is a fun book for all ages, and offers insight into the unique career of a successful photographer who carved out his own niche within his field. Walter Chandoha is interviewed by David La Spina, who has been working with Chandoha and his family to bring his unique archive to public attention, primarily via the New York Times and New York Times Magazine . The interview includesphotography tips and diagrams of Chandoha’s studio set-up, as well as how the photographer came to make a living with animal photography.