Photo Friday: Chris Jordan

From Chris Jordan’s site:

“These photographs of albatross chicks were made just a few weeks ago on Midway Atoll, a tiny stretch of sand and coral near the middle of the North Pacific. The nesting baby birds are fed bellies-full of plastic by their parents, who soar out over the vast polluted ocean collecting what looks to them like food to bring back to their young. On this diet of human trash, every year tens of thousands of albatross chicks die on Midway from starvation, toxicity, and choking.

To document this phenomenon as faithfully as possible, not a single piece of plastic in any of these photographs was moved, placed, manipulated, arranged, or altered in any way. These images depict the actual stomach contents of baby birds in one of the world’s most remote marine sanctuaries, more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent.”

Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan

See more at Chris Jordan’s site HERE.

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2 Responses to Photo Friday: Chris Jordan

  1. I want to buy the top photo (ChrisJordanMidway01.jpg) to make a framed photo to my children. It´s a good and important photo!
    How much does it cost?

    /Jesper

  2. Jenna says:

    Wow, these shots are intense. Amazing, but very hard to look at. Thank you for sharing.

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