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Drifting Heart

By sherlob  
The latest in my ongoing project of incorporating hearts into my landscapes.

These (just like the clock shots from a while ago - a project I aim to return to at some point) are marmite images - the landscape purists hate the idea of introducing such an artificial prop into the scene. Personally, I see photographs as a form of narrative and by using props in this way I hope engage the viewer in a different type of narrative than what a straight landscape would offer. In short whilst I want the image to retain aesthetic value, I also want you the viewer to do some work when looking at them. For the purists - I have a few straight shots from this location too - one day they may even find their way into my PF.

Regards,

Adam

Tags: Photo journalism North wales Lighthouse Driftwood Specialist and abstract Digitally manipulated Hearts Talacre Landscape and travel Guerrilla still life

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derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
20 May 2014 7:29PM
I am obviously not a purist because I really like this. The light and colour are beautiful.
Derek

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dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 318 England
20 May 2014 7:48PM
I like the idea of your projects. The objects add that extra dimension.
Not saying I don't like the straight shots, there is room for both.
Keith
Merbert Plus
6 5 1 Australia
21 May 2014 1:16AM
Fantastic image! Happy 30
Thanks for sharing
Norbert
jrboyd 2 United States
21 May 2014 3:13AM
Very nice.
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
21 May 2014 12:57PM
Works for me Adam, good evening light and colours, well place heart shape
R.

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