In 2019 photographers Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks visited 14 countries on assignment. When the married duo recounted their adventures, people invariably asked, “But who takes care of your four cats and dogs?” They joked that the pet sitter made a lot of money.
But 2020 couldn’t have been more different. Thanks to COVID-19, Brinson and Banks never left the United States. Often, they didn’t even leave their Los Angeles neighborhood. Instead of spending long hours in airport security lines and waiting for the perfect lighting, the pair snuggled up with dogs Tux and Tia and cats Rex and Kudzu.
“Our pets became emotional therapy animals, and our only