When asked why he chose "The Moon and Sixpence" as the title for his novel about the life of a fictional artist based on real life artist Paul Gauguin, W. Somerset Maugham explained that the title was a reference to individuals who, while reaching for the moon, miss the sixpence at their feet.
This photo journal is about finding and capturing that sixpence.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Bricks and Blue Sky
Sometimes the contrast between an intense blue sky and earthy red brick is surprisingly striking. We live in a color-saturated world.....the "shining from shook foil" (Hopkins).