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Alex Cearns
Photo Credit: © Eric Serena


Passionate animal lover Alex Cearns is a pet and wildlife photographer who specialises in crafting exquisite animal portraits under her brand Houndstooth Studio. She has won more than fifty Australian and international photographic awards and her images have appeared in press and online media, books, magazines, cards, calendars and advertising campaigns. Inspired by the joy of working with animals and her endless fascination with their individuality, Alex strives to capture each subject's character and spirit in every portrait. She photographs around 1300 animals per year.

Alex lives in Western Australia with her partner and their beloved cats and dogs.

Books by Alex Cearns

Joy: A Celebration of the Animal Kingdom

Photographs of animals from around the world that will lift your spirits and warm your heart - for those who love our non-human friends and who care about their welfare.

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Mother Knows Best

These arresting and entertaining images reveal and celebrate the love, patience and guidance of all mothers, great and small.

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