One of the things I love most about macro photography is that I get to see things that I might never notice otherwise.
I posted this picture earlier this year on July 27. I ran into it again today, and my response to it was quite different. Previously, I had titled it, “Middle Age.” I was trying to make sense of the image, make it say something. This time, I found myself reflecting on who I am and my physical health (not great right now). Two different ways of seeing the same thing. From the same person. Nothing remains the same, I guess. Even meaning.
Pauchaug Brook, shot long ago on a gray day next to the Connecticut River with an iPhone 4s in Northfield, Mass. …