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Can You ‘Find Momo?’ Play Hide-and-Seek With This Photographer’s Cute Border Collie

By Hanssie on October 22nd 2014

Where’s Waldo is an iconic figure for my generation. The classic red and white striped sweater-wearing man that likes to play hide-and-seek in children’s books occupied many of my childhood hours. (Yes, my childhood was uneventful. Why do you ask?)

Now, an Ontario-based photographer and designer, Andrew Knapp, is channeling Waldo through his dog in his photo project, ‘Find Momo.’  Momo is a border collie whose favorite game is to hide. One day Andrew threw Momo a stick, and instead of fetching it, Momo hid. As a gift to his nephew and nieces, Andrew began to photograph the hiding Momo and started uploading them online. Momo is now an Instagram sensation, with 270,000+ followers who help “Find Momo” every day.

[REWIND: PHOTOGRAPHER USES MAGIC TO MAKE MERMAIDS OUT OF MATERNITY CLIENTS]

This is Momo:

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He likes to play hide-and-seek. Sometimes he hides really well.

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Other times, not so much.

Find-Momo-6Andrew and Momo have traveled all over the country, hiding and taking photos for the Find Momo blog and Instagram. They have recently published a book of ‘Find Momo’ images which can be found here.

The combination of Andrew’s awesome compositions and Momo’s cuteness not only makes this a fun photo project, but also a game where people tune in daily to find that adorable little black and white dog hiding somewhere on your screen.

Don’t ask me how long I spent on the Finding Momo on his website and Instagram account. (It was all for research to write this article).

Can you spot Momo in the following images?

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There are many more images and hours of entertainment (trust me, I know) over on the Find Momo Facebook, Instagram and website. Check it out.

CREDITS: All photographs by Andrew Knapp are copyrighted and have been used with permission for SLR Lounge. Do not copy, modify or re-post this article or images without express permission from SLR Lounge and the artist.

[Via Laughing Squid]

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About

Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at www.hanssie.com. Follow her on Instagram

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Basit Zargar

    good one

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  2. Kayode Olorunfemi

    Ahhhh finally cracked it…

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  3. Kayode Olorunfemi

    Still trying to work out the graffiti one, greta fun shots…

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  4. Jill Schindel

    What a cute series. I love that the photos all have a lot of visual appeal even without the whole momo-finding element.

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  5. Clare Havill

    Fantastic, I’m now grinning like a little girl.

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  6. Bill Bentley

    Ha ha. They’re all cute. Not quite as challenging as Waldo. The graffiti one took a few extra seconds though. :-)

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  7. Raoni Franco

    hehe awesome dog

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  8. Rui Pinto

    Just went to instagram and before I noticed, 10 min had already passed! Awesome ahah

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  9. Brandon Dewey

    Awesome, some of the images it took me a little bit to find Momo.

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  10. MARTIN MIANO

    hahahaha thats really awesome and its fun looking for Momo form the couple of pics posted in the article I’l check out the instagram acc

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