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Chickens are a passion of mine. For over 20 years, I have kept chickens as pets, some of them even as house pets. You cannot live day in and day out with an animal without gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of the species. I have experienced beautiful friendships and heartbreaking failures with them. But through everything, one thing has remained true, that without them there would be an inconsolable void in my life. My hope is that through my photography I can create awareness of the unique characteristics of these amazing creatures. They are complex animals with the capacity for intelligence, affection and tremendous personality. They can be bold, shy, curious and loving. They have the ability to create profound bonds with other birds as well as with the people that love them. They learn, love and even grieve for lost loved ones. In each of my photographs, I […]