Tenderness by Richard Barry


Small (23.2" x 16.0")

Available to buy on…

One-day-old chicks, nestled in hands that are somewhat older…

Nikon D80, Nikkor 50mm, natural light.

Taken at the MMM farm in Western Australia


animal, freedom, eggs, chickens, chick, hens, rspca, welfare, humane, free range, barn laid

I am a baby, newborn and maternity photographer trying to break the norm with imaginative photography. I relish your feedback on my works, so break RB’s rules and tell me what you really think. Thanks

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  • jacqleen
    jacqleenover 4 years ago

    awwwwwwwwwwwwww….okay this is way too sweet :) wow! Little fuz balls :)

  • hehe… they go beyond sweet… Wee angels covered in fuzz!

    – Richard Barry

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondover 4 years ago

    Stop it! It’s too early for pics this cute. Manly hands holding fluffy newborns – it desn’t get any sweeter

  • haha, Mick will be delighted you said he’s got ‘manly hands’!!


    – Richard Barry

  • Nori Bucci
    Nori Bucciover 4 years ago

    Really love this, Richard… fantastic composition.

  • Hey Nori!!! Thanks so much for stopping by. I’m stoked you like it. I think it would make a great sketch (wink wink).


    – Richard Barry

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondover 4 years ago

    Only if Mick is a guy LOL

  • He is that!!!

    – Richard Barry

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansover 4 years ago

    Now thats just fabulous.

  • Thanks Lyn

    – Richard Barry

  • DigitallyStill
    DigitallyStillover 4 years ago

    OMG. How A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E-!!! Well done Richard. An instant fav.


  • Cheers Francine… I think they’re adorable too!

    – Richard Barry

  • Jodie Bennett
    Jodie Bennettover 4 years ago

    Cute capture

  • thanks jodie :)

    – Richard Barry

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsover 4 years ago

    Brilliant shot Richard

  • Very happy you think so Michael :)

    – Richard Barry

  • Angel Warda
    Angel Wardaover 4 years ago

    so sweet

  • Hey Angel… thanks for that, appreciate it :)

    – Richard Barry

  • karentillotson
    karentillotsonover 4 years ago

    How absolutely lovely…and the bandaged finger on those hard-working hands adds something quite special to the tenderness of this image.

  • Interesting you say that Karen because several friends said I should have removed it… I was never going to remove it as I love its authenticity :) Thanks for making me feel right about that !!

    – Richard Barry

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