All photos: Megan van der Elst
Meet Booboo the guinea pig, the pride and joy of 23-year-old Dutch photographer Megan van der Elst.
The 2-year-old blondie is so relaxed and cooperative that she makes the perfect model for van der Elst, who demonstrates her passion for the cavy species with her trusty Canon 500D.
"What I love the most in pictures is the out of focus elements, in other words bokeh," van der Elst writes on her website. "The Canon 50mm F/1.4 is by far my favorite lens, because that lens has it all when it comes to bokeh."
Titi, a former roommate of Booboo's, nibbles on a carrot slice.
Booboo takes her flower girl responsibilities very seriously.
Booboo explores the great outdoors.
Nothing quite like a bundled-up guinea pig!
Booboo, you've stolen my heart.
It's bathtime for Booboo!
Titi stops to smell the flowers.
Teddy models the latest eyeglass fashions.
Who knew Booboo was so well-read?
Booboo's hobbies include frolicking through the grass.
Do not disturb!