Tribute

Today my son and I traveled to Morris Arboretum to take some pictures. Despite having grown up near the site, this marked my first visit. I’ve no idea why I waited so long.

The image below is from a tribute etched into a chair set out on the property. It struck me as interesting for several reasons. First, the words look fantastic etched into the worn grain of the word. Second, I find the expressed sentiment to be beautiful. Third, the presence of the moss obfuscating some of the letters is striking. Even our most beautiful and noble tributes will eventually fade.

I see you in the Sky above - In the tall grass - In the ones I love
Nikon D7000 with 18-105mm lens
ISO 400
ƒ8
32mm
1/60 sec

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