When Flowers Fight Against the Dark

Most of the photographs I take illustrate relationships between flowers as they decay. I find it moving. 

In this case I re-edited the picture after losing a very important relationship. I brought out a lot more of the detail not because I wanted to improve the appearance but because I felt the detail had been missed in the relationship, if that makes sense.

I have a yearning for the beauty of relationships and yet they are also contentious. This picture captures that for me perfectly. There is entanglement and anger, extraordinary colours along with a sense that darkness is closing in. A friend once said that ultimately all men are alone. Women perhaps not because of their natural bias to sociability.

Anyway, sad day but powerful image full of the expression that often goes unspoken.

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