“The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means.”
— Georges Bernanos
Seeing that my Gun Control? post went over like a fart in church, today’s photo is an attempt at some abstract redemption. This is one of those rare photos where a title and complete concept for how I would process it came together instantly and spontaneously on first view of the RAW image file. I love that.
James bought this orchid last summer when the cancer was briefly in remission. As it is now in bloom for the first time since its purchase, I thought it was a good subject for a Valentine’s Day photo. I wish he could have seen it bloom.
“The Corruption of Beauty”, Nikon D800 in DX mode, ISO 100, f/8.0 at 1 sec., 60mm DX micro
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