Transformation Rust, Rot and Decay

Unit 1: Visual Recording in Art and Design – Criteria P 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Surely the very pinnacle of urban transformation is the reclamation of the elements by mother nature. The decay and rot that weaves its way through almost everything man made or natural. From rotting wood to rusting metal the signs of this are everywhere.

Ceaseless and never ending, without intervention, the textures and patterns are ultimately unique never replicated or repeated. There is a beauty in decay if you only choose to look.

I have in the past taken some similar images showing the reclamation of things by nature during my shoots and Dungeness and Brighton and other more localised areas. Because decay or more specifically urban decay is very apparent.

It’s a definite area of interest for me since is has elements of nature and urban photography and I like the abstract nature of some of the images just appearing to be mini landscapes of decay. The variety of techniques I could use to show this are wide reaching too since there is an endless way of portraying decay from macro to ICM dependant on how I want to show….

I will venture down this particular avenue further I think….

3 thoughts on “Transformation Rust, Rot and Decay

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