An afternoon nearby St. Louis along the freeway...
Thousands of birds were gathering together for safety in numbers against a hawk. Periodically they would rest on power lines and the support lines of a radio antennae. It created some amazing and wonderful silhouettes.

I loved the composition of the power lines across the film and the silhouettes of the birds (a personal favorite subject matter).

It is a small homage to a modern artists who did a similar piece with 3 power lines (and no birds) - unfortunately the name is skipping me right now (if you know it please do comment)

Shot 35mm film in black and white. Kodak Professional Tri-X 400 film.

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