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butterfly on a flower
Sunset After the Storm
Cuban Tody on a Branch
Volcán de Fuego
Bell Pepper
Cheetah in the Serengeti
Allenspark..Church
Holding Court
Rainbow
A fishing black skimmer and reflection
Exhilaration
Point De Fusion iii
Water Gymnastics
Sunset in the evening near a hillock
Frost along the river valley.
Masked Dancers at the Elephant Temple
hidden
The Drive to remember
Little insouciant novice
a restored beach
Peek a Boo Sunrise
Mzungus!
Daydream#007
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Point De Fusion iii

With the intention of generating an awareness of the earth’s changing climate, Point de Fusion iii, depicts a mountainous landscape that appears to be melting into abstraction. With a high aesthetic value, the artwork aims to connect viewers by evoking a sense of awe and wonder, with a prophetic underlying current. As the earth’s climate system is rapidly changing, global warming is accelerating at an alarming rate, requiring consumers to rethink choices in an economy dependent on the use of fossil fuels. The intention of this body of work is to incite a need for change, enhancing awareness of an issue that affects us all. The title, Point de Fusion, references the melting point of an object at atmospheric pressure; the moment when its physical state changes and it becomes a liquid. As the landscape begins to thaw, the idea of motion is implied in an image that was once still. The unique approach to digital manipulation of the photograph, creates vertical lines descending towards the bottom of the frame; a gravitational pull of the viewer’s eye towards an “unknown.”

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Vancouver, Canada
Member since 2017
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Desirée Patterson.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Total Views: 24
Filed Under: Altered Images
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO100
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