Old Faithful is the appropriate title of a photo series that focuses on portraits of elderly dogs. Having been around for some time, their soulful spirit shines through there adorable faces. What makes the images even more touching and powerful are the backstories that accompany them. From one-eyed dogs to rescues and more, the Old Faithful series depicts man's best friend from all walks of life.
Shot by Pete Thorne, a photographer based in Toronto, Canada, the Old Faithful photo series is comprised of over 50 portraits so far. Always on the lookout for more 'models,' he has put together a Facebook page that people can message to submit their own old dog as a possible subject. Although people tend to fawn over puppies, that might all change.
Old Faithful by Pete Thorne Captures Soulful Images of Very Old Dogs
1. Elderly Canine Portraits - An emerging trend of capturing soulful images of very old dogs through photography.
2. Emphasizing Backstories - A trend of highlighting the backstories of elderly dogs, including rescues and unique challenges they have overcome.
3. Shifting Focus to Elderly Dogs - A trend towards changing the predominant focus on puppies to showcasing the beauty and wisdom of older canine companions.
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2. Pet Adoption - A disruptive innovation opportunity for pet adoption agencies to promote elderly dogs and highlight their unique backstories to increase the adoption rates.
3. Pet Accessories and Services - A disruptive innovation opportunity for pet accessory companies and service providers to cater to the specific needs and preferences of elderly dogs, such as mobility aids and specialized grooming services.