Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

It’s Spring time so it’s time for chickens:

ISO 1000 50mm f/5.6 1/40
ISO 1000 50mm f/5.6 1/40

Time for cute little faces like these:

ISO 1000 50mm f/5.6 1/60
ISO 1000 50mm f/5.6 1/60

I love taking photos like these.  These particular chickens were hatched in a second grade classroom as part of a life cycles unit and were moved today to a farm.  They grow quickly, but for now they are fluffy and have large feet.

The main challenge for taking photos like these is to catch the chickens at a moment when they are still.  It means a lot of photos end up in the trash bin.

Cheers!

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  1. Hey Amy – the second photo reminded me of the way puppies have giant paws that they will grow into – and that chick has some large feet.
    This is my third year enjoying your spring chicks and love the furry feel of these – 🙂

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      1. Oh I know how moves can be – and sorry for the sad part – why do adventures and fun international moves have to have the heart stuff of home too? Not fair – wink –
        And there was a sign with the baby chicks at the store
        said

        “Baby chicks are not a cute Easter gift – they are real birds and they grow and carry disease”
        Something like that!

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  2. Two stunning photos of this chick. Beautiful hues it has got there, and it looks so fluffy too. Its feet does look large but I suppose they will help it grip on ledges and branches 🙂 Good work on persisting. These photos are very crisp 🙂

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