I call this Still Life With Tomatoes and Some Kind of Squashy Looking Thing. It is a meditation on how even the bounty freely given by the land can fade into the inky darkness of despair when hope fades. Alternatively, it’s a demonstration of getting a lot of contrast when you underexpose an image and then use Photoshop to make it even more shadowy and dramatic. Your call.

September 16, 2020 — Irvine, California

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