This feels magical.
The components came from all over the place. Believe it or not, there is even a sunset in there. Somewhere. Way in the background. The image grew from there. I added flowers — those tall things. I added two layers of flower petals. I used an enhancement setting the creates a kind of fracturing in the picture. It’s called “Grunge,” but it’s really not.
To me, the picture really doesn’t have any iconic symbolism. But, it looks like a Netflix video cover. You know the ones. The ones that mislead you since they really don’t seem to have anything to do with the movie you are watching. I could see some kind of explorer running through the light part of the picture being chased by some kind of zombie-dinosaur-ghost-vampire… oh never mind.
I’m thinking about bring this series to a close. I really do need to make some real photographs. I like this art and I’ll continue to do it. But, I’m sure many of you might be wondering what in the world does this have to do with New Orleans.
My response to that is… everything.