Friday, August 17: The Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is Merge. The world is made up of many things. There is a saying that opposites attract, and this is true for relationships and other things. What about photography? Many surprises can come out of merging two different entities into one. Sometimes this fusion of the elements is what we call art.
For instance, try placing an object where it does not belong. Or, juxtapose two different objects. The statements they make together may be contradictory, but remember: break the rules and experiment. Let’s see what you can MERGE in a photo!
Here’s a photo of the merging of water and land in the marshland of Suncheon Bay Ecological Park in South Korea. The bay is a coastal wetland with a large tidal flat, reed beds and salt marshes nestled between mountains and ribboned with rivers.
To read about my trip to Suncheon Bay with my son Alex, see: “handsome boy” visits korea: motherhood revisited.