“You have to live with a person to really know the person.” – Confucius“… with a dog too.” – Moneypenny
“The photo book images are reflective impressions of a dog’s life that will unleash the playful young pup within and put a smile upon anyone’s face.” – COSMOPOLITAN on the book Moneypenny the dog
Heart and muzzle
Are dogs “only human” too? That is, at least, what is likely to go through your mind when you see “Moneypenny” in these pictures – full of humour and bouncing with vitality.
"Moneypenny" is a dog of fascinating vitality and affability – quite simply a typical Parson Jack Russell Terrier. The journalistic style of these black and white pictures shine a spotlight on this lovable character and all the different places she lives in and visits. The pictures build up page for page into a passionate declaration of love for a dog, photography, and life itself.
Peter Nitsch lives and works in Munich and Bangkok. His works have received numerous awards, including the internationally renowned “Photography Award Los Angeles”; Nitsch’s urban images, which were released in his photo book “BANGKOK – Urban Identities”, were awarded the bronze medal. Roman Rahmacher, editor of GEO Epoche, wrote: “He doesn’t try to aestheticise, … but he also doesn’t focus on the strikingly inadequate. Neither does he try to create any kind of phony effects, as it were. And that’s what makes his work so unique.”
Margit Kohl, the author of the foreword, is Senior Editor of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. She doesn’t own a dog. As a child she grew up with a cat and learned above all to love their independence. Receptionist Miss Moneypenny‘s head-strong nature easily won her heart …
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