Pre-Runoff. Idaho

I’ve been working on, call it a project, imagery that is not perfect in some way, shape or form. Maybe it’s not tack sharp or even just flat out of focus. Something could be cut off. Perhaps there are other blemishes like the lack of water clarity in the image below. I’ve found that so much imagery these days is perfectly sharp and often so from foreground to background. It comes down to, for me at least, embracing the flaws and in some way how light and composition can supersede those flaws and illicit an emotional reaction from the viewer.

Here’s an example of what I’m talking about. It’s a favorite image of mine by Keith Carter called, Fireflies

Cody Catherall hangs onto one yesterday on an Idaho River…