Taking These Beautiful Photos Of Cats Helped This Photographer Overcome Her Insecurities

21/1/2016

Felicity Berkleef had a tough time in high school, where she was bullied all whilst her mother was gravely ill. But when she picked up a camera and started taking these magnificent pictures of cats, the internet's reaction restored her self-confidence.

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When Felicity started studying graphic design, she purchased a DSLR and starting posting her photos on Flickr. The wonderfully positive responses to her work made her overcome her deep insecurities about herself.She told the site BoredPanda:

I love taking photos of mostly cats. I see my photography as moody and storytelling, with lots of contrast. Photography has changed my life forever and I’m happy that I can share that with people around the world!

Look at a selection of 15 of her finest photos of cats here:

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What an inspirational story. We are hardly surprised at the positive responses she had - these photos are sublime!You can keep up to date with Felicity's cat photography through her Flickr account.

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