28 March 2011

spirit

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When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? 
You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water...
If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. 
I want just the flash of its spirit.  
Constantin Brancusi























































Howard Schatz  has been taking underwater photographs for over 20 years-these new photographs show floating nymphs taken for Brizo, maker of bath and kitchen products.
 Howard Schatz here

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4 comments:

  1. Thank you. I always wondered how they did that, but had never investigated.

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  2. Absolutely beautiful. Thank you.

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  3. A weightless Louise Fuller in the age of the modern camera, an absolute dream.

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