A series of portraits that reveal the love and enrichment pets give their owners who are homeless.
The aim of this personal project was to produce strong and sympathetic images that would help raise awareness of those experiencing homelessness in Sydney.
Many people who are homeless own pets, that play a significant role in their lives. These much loved pets offer unconditional love, companionship, emotional support and security – basic human needs that are often not met elsewhere.
“Working on this series of black and white portraits and meeting the people behind the exterior has been a pleasure and a privilege and is often very moving. Everyone has a story to tell, but many of these lives are much more extreme in both their simplicity and their complexity. Interacting with these fascinating faces of our city and their animal companions is a project very close to my heart”