So what is the atomic world actually like? Here is the problem, it isn’t like anything that we can know. It is so far removed from human experience as to be, well, otherworldly.
At first glance, a classic photograph of Sunflowers in dramatic morning light. The backlit flower-heads are vividly expressed in a rich warm glow. Yet, there are levels of character hidden in the secondary details that are not apparent immediately.
Photo-compositing is a whole other world for digital Photographers. It extends the creative vision beyond the conventional, and opens up possibilities that can be unforeseen and dramatic.
But as powerful as digital manipulation can be, restraint and balance is the key. It is far too easy to overindulge in the numerous image controls, and well … produce a meaningless jumble. Which begs the question—is this art?
The birds are carefree and indifferent to the worldly clutter below, apart from the hustle and clamour of a ground-based life. A life compartmentalized, governed and controlled. Roadways and waterways interconnecting purposed spaces, segmented by boundary and border, given over to process and progress.