I need to get something off my chest. This was awful. AWFUL! I’m still queazy. I never ever EVER want to be this close to a cow heart, or any kind of raw heart for that matter, EVER again. It is amazing how many things smell like a raw bloodied heart after you’ve had a gagging episode. Seriously, THE most sickly smell I have ever had the displeasure of experiencing. It made me question this whole project. But fear not! I will persevere!
Here, look at this thing. Fucking.. ugh.. gross. Could not pay me to eat it. I don’t care if Hannibal himself is cooking it.
We shot for all of 7 minutes. I checked. 7 minutes. Seven. Minutes. I’ve experienced some pretty awful things over the years doing stupid shit for a creative photo (all in the name of art *eye roll* [no but seriously this is my art only I’m allowed to eye roll]) and let me tell you, this is up there.
You’ll be happy to know that I have temporarily fixed the antler situation (I know, I know. You were dying with anticipation). I added a weight to the back and they stay on perfectly! Except.. now I can’t shoot from behind, which is a problem. I’m on a mission to get my hands on some real antlers though, and construct something super solid. So if you come across anything neat PLEASE MESSAGE ME!! Or leave a comment below with details to said interesting-neat-super-awesome-thing that I could potentially use. I would greatly appreciate it.
A special thank you to Sean Story for helping me with this series. He put together the blood mixture, prepared the heart (I don’t know how you did it without having me hear you gag) and handled the camera.