Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Chicken-Cross-the-Road©2009 Chicago Tribune/Alex Garcia

…because it was freaked out by a photographer who was trying to make a slice-of-life photo on the southwest side of the city. Case closed!

Alex Garcia


    • it did, and ran behind its owners fence where it preceded to wake even more neighbors!:-)

  1. This is so awesome! I about fell over the first time I saw a chicken just walking around in Humboldt. (this is Pilsen though, right?) I’ve spent DAYS and HOURS trying to find the right shot with an urban chicken and I am so happy someone got one!

    • Thanks Amanda! It was just one of those crazy moments. The tip from my 100 Tips post about unplugging your earbuds was related to this. My windows were down, and I heard the chicken before I photographed him…

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