Certain “poses” by California condors seem to be especially attractive to photographers, illustrators, painters, sculptors, and other artists. One of these poses has long been referred to as the “sun worshipper”.
The California condor has inspired all manner of crafts. This post shows 17 examples that I found on the web.
Having looked at 1000s of images of California condors, I have started to recognize “poses” of the great bird that seem more common than others.
I am just beginning to explore whether this is true, why some poses might be favored, and what it might mean that particular poses are preferred.
In this post, I share some of my initial look into these questions by showing examples of one notable pose.
This is another post with artwork depicting the California condor that I found on the web.
And here is yet another collection of artifacts that represent humans’ interest in the California condor. This post includes 4 types of artifacts with 2 representatives of each type.