June 4, 2013

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I never saw an ugly thing in my life:  for let the form of an object be what it may – light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.  – John Constable

FOCUS:  Abstract/Macro

There is a flower pot that is leaking on my back patio.  The resulting stain is an ever growing scar on the concrete surface.  I keep thinking to myself that I should move the pot into the nearby planter, where the leaking water will no longer be a nuisance.  But then today, I just happened to notice that the light from the overcast sky caught the stain at just the right angle, transforming the oils and minerals in the stain into a beautiful prism of color.  It is amazing how a different perspective can change your opinion about something.  Maybe I won’t move that flower pot after all.

 

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