Smoking alpacas and cats with no heads: the Comedy Pet Photography Awards 2022

Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022
Werewolf (Image credit: Karl Goldhamer - Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022)

The finalists for Comedy Pet Photo Awards 2022 have just been announced and some of this year's entries are seriously silly. From a sophisticated smoking alpaca to a cat playing chess, people have gone above and beyond to capture their pet's funniest moments.

In total, 30 images and videos have been shortlisted from over 70 countries but only one can be crowned the overall winner. That lucky photographer will take home a cash prize of £2,000 plus they’ll receive £5,000 to donate to an animal welfare charity of their choice.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.