Michael Crichton worked with Money Photo Editor Scott Lacey on two features for the August issue: “Invest: Homing in on Old Tech” and “Plan: Don’t Let a Crisis Crush You.” As Michael is well known for his fresh approach to still-life and his expertise with flight, he was the perfect photographer for these projects that involved a flying anvil and well, carrier pigeons.
“We had some fun with the pigeons. There were four pigeons and a handler, or in this case a wrangler. The shoot went surprisingly well – nothing several rolls of paper towels couldn’t clean up!” added Michael. “I would like to point out that no birds were harmed in the making of this shot and in fact they seemed quite at home to fly around the studio and roost up in the ceiling support beams while the handler tried to coax them back down. They were quite willing to fly for us, out of the shot of course!”
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