‘Bird Portraits, A Book by Gary Heery.

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Feathered friends are the subject of Bird, the latest book from Gary Heery, one of Australia’s most celebrated portrait photographers.
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Heery says to capture the birds in motion he erected a translucent tent, creating an intimate and contained environment in which the birds could fly. “I treated it, not unlike any other portraiture situation, as a kind of controlled spontaneity,” he says.
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The end result is a collection of dynamic, yet almost clinically detailed, images, with each bird’s distinct personality captured in all its glory.

Read on via Bird portraits by Gary Heery: ‘a kind of controlled spontaneity’ – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

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