Honorable Mention / 2021 / Fine Art / Abstract

Fata Morgana

  • Photographer
    Galina Agafonova, Russian Federation

The reality that can be reached with an ordinary gaze is different: beautiful, dull, picturesque, cloudy, sunny, winter ...
I always notice bizarre shadows, reflections in puddles, shop windows, shiny car hoods, the play of glare from windows, rhythms and geometry of architecture.
But there is such a state when this variety becomes insufficient and I am overwhelmed with longing for something impossible, unreal.
Then I look at a familiar picture through a rare urban mirage, create it in co-authorship with reality using a soft mirror.
And the whole world seems to be dancing with me and playing a