When first hearing about the daunting task of the Life on White Project, aiming to photograph animals with a plain white background, I thought the posing process and sheer number was the trickiest part. That is, until I saw it included animals like lions and hippos and not just puppy dogs and kitty cats. The photographs are all truly stunning, some silly and others serious or straight to the point. Check out 25 lovely shots by Eric Isselée and his team of (human) assistants when you start this slideshow.
Those teeth may be small now but watch out!
Put your right foot in and you shake it all about.
Three little pooches all in a row.
Rope 'em, hook 'em, catch that banana.
This yawn's contagious.
This anteater looks like he's about to tell a joke . . . or give someone a hug.
Hear No Evil
Cover those ears.
This fish is breathing in.
What a Hoot
And what big eyes you have, Mr. Owl.
Somewhere in there is a face . . . I swear.
It's Cuddle Time
Snuggle, snuggle, don't touch my stuffie.
No flying right now, simply resting.
Hopefully this one won't scamper too fast to the camera.
Hang in There
Aww, I could see this as a future motivational poster.
Bright snake, wee little tongue.
Little Prairie Dog
No dirt here, he's stuck without burrows.
My Little Pony
This teensy horsey looks like she's sitting.
You Caught Me!
Such a cute little face.
So serious sitting down.
Fly away now.
Wrong Side Up
Hanging around, upside for the two-toed sloth.
That's My Jam
Wonder if he's listening to a funny tune or a comedy show?
This wobbly babe needs to find all four on the floor.
This ape takes a good stretch.
I loved that slideshow, time for a nap.