Michael Duva

Michael Duva lives and works in New York City. He attended Rutgers University and the School of Visual Arts, studying engineering/film and photography respectively

Duva’s celebrated portraits of wild and domesticated animals—which he photographs on location—allow the viewer into a contemplation that is both reverent and intimate. Duva prides himself in not disturbing the animals in their environment to achieve his photographs. Whether in an aviary, a wildlife sanctuary, a farm, a zoo, or out in ...

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