Emotional Bird Photos Capture the Exquisite Diversity of Our Feathered Friends

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Blue Tit,” 2021

London-based photographer Tim Flach is known for his intimate portrayals of birds. He captures a diverse array of species—many of which are rare and endangered—in photographs that each boast a compelling emotional component. It's as if we're gazing into the soul of these creatures.

These stunning shots offer a close-up look at various avian species, including blue tits, cockatoos, doves, and ravens. Their vibrant plumage and patterns are shown in exquisite definition.”Birds just present such an array of colors, such different morphologies, I just wanted to explore the wonderment and the beauty of birds,” Flach says.

Each of these photographs places birds against a solid or plain background which enhances their magnificence and creates a sense of drama. They look either towards the camera or off to the side, allowing the viewer a personal perspective of these feathered creatures.

Echo Fine Arts gallery in the French Riviera displayed some of Flach's latest portraits in a physical, and now online, exhibition entitled Birds. You can browse the digital exhibition here, and keep up to date with the photographer's upcoming projects by following him on Instagram.

Artist Tim Flach captures the diverse beauty of birds in a series of portrait photographs.

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Major Mitchell's Cockatoo,” 2021

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Himalayan Monal – Three Quarters,” 2021

These intimate portrayals are intended to create an emotional connection to these birds.

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Pink Headed Fruit Dove,” 2021

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Long-Tailed Broadbill,” 2021

The full exhibition can be viewed online at the Echo Fine Arts gallery's website.

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Victoria Crowned Pigeon,” 2021

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Northern Cardinal,” 2021

Bird Photography by Tim Flach

“Raven,” 2021

Tim Flach: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
Echo Fine Arts: Website | Facebook | Instagram

My Modern Met granted permission to feature photos by Tim Flach.

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Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. She wrote and illustrated an instructional art book about how to draw cartoons titled 'Cartooning Made Easy: Circle, Triangle, Square' that was published by Walter Foster in 2022.
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