Hope you enjoy the above picture. It was taken in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, though the place is not really important. What grabbed my attention is the interplay between light and shadow. This is the main subject here. The silhouette of the random scatter of the pilings provide contrast to the glittering surface of the water. The black and white conversion enhances the mood. The scene suggests a timeless feeling, an infinity signified by the title of “Eternity”.
f/8, 1/800 sec, ISO 100
Any critique or comment would be appreciated.
“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
“Imagination is the eye of the soul.”
JOSEPH JOUBERT (1754-1824)
This plant reminds me of a brain angiogram. Those branches look like arteries. I feel like I am within somebody’s brain.
J.I. Case Threshing Machine Co., Racine, Wis., USA, 1916
“James Watt patented his steam engine on the eve of the American Revolution, consummating a relationship between coal and the new Promethean spirit of the age, and humanity made its first tentative steps into an industrial way of life that would, over the next two centuries, forever change the world.”
Her last breath
“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.”
The subject is a bouquet of dying flowers. Tried to express my feelings about the passage of time. The black and white conversion and the retro style conveyed the mood.
“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.”
Found this drifting piece of wood walking along the beach. It looked beaten up, lost and wandering aimlessly. Like so many of us…