Glamour Shots for Goats
Having recently graduate from the Masters program at Rhode Island School of Design, Brooklyn based photographer Rob MacInnis’s series “Farm Family” combines studio lighting with the animals that we mainly look to for food. The series is comprised of staged group photographs in the style of a posed family photo and individual portraits that showcase each subject in a way that seems to expose a personality coming through in each photograph. MacInnis’s images seem to comment on society’s fashion consumerism through the professional way he photographs his subjects and relates it to our consumption of the farm animals he portrays.
Text by Canbra Hodsdon.
(Originally written for Juxtapoz Magazine online)
"It was like autumn, looking at her. It was like driving up north to see the colors"
"I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art
of opening up.
I stand on mountain tops believing
that avalanches will teach me to let go.
but I am here to learn."
"Memory believes before knowing remembers."