this photograph was rather ho hum until i converted it into a digitalized lithograph. we can no longer see the sun in the photograph, though it has everything to do with everything, how half the water is white and the other half black; how the birds on the black water are white and the birds on the white water are black.
these two are solarized; no longer mere leaves and shadows on the porch, but leaves like cut stones and the rhythm of the wood grain; no longer a clichéd scene on a lake, but the importance of feathers and surfaces and beaks.
before altering this one, the chain and post were not noticeable. now they are the most delicious part: