While looking for a toucan for a commercial photo shoot, photographer Claire Rosen stumbled upon Bird Paradise, an exotic bird superstore. What she discovered there inspired her series Birds of a Feather. Ranging from the common Parakeet to the exotic Myacinth Macaw, Rosen paired each bird with a complimentary backgrounds that match the birds beautiful color spectrum of feathers. The result blends fine art with portraiture and creates a stunning illusion to the eyes.
Text by Kayla Chobotiuk