Curiously Quirky-Looking Fowls Get Photographed In Chic, Retro-Styled Portraits
It all started
with a chance encounter over the Internet that led Italian photographer Dan Bannino
to embark on his latest retro-style project called ‘Chic Chicks’
had chanced upon this unusual, funky-looking species of poultry called Paduan Chicken one day while browsing through news on the web. His curiosity and passion for nature spurred him to venture down to Padua to find Andrea Pozzato–the Italian champion of chicken breeding–and photograph this distinctive species.
sport a unique crown of feathers on their heads reminiscent of trendy hairstyles from the ’80s. Bannino used this as inspiration for his chick portraits that are bathed in colorful lights and created using the Chiaroscuro technique.
some of his images below and see more on this artist’s website
[images via Dan Bannino
and featured with permission]