“Creativity…involves the power to originate, to break away from the existing ways of looking at things, to move freely in the realm of the imagination, to create and recreate worlds fully in one’s mind-while supervising all this with a critical inner eye.”
— Oliver Sacks
It’s very elemental.
Since human memories exist outer space has always been a source of fascination and imagination. There always has been a quest to explore the space around the earth. Stonehenge was build in the period between around 3000 and 2000 BC and based on the solar year (19 yrs and that many days, hrs/minutes and seconds). Michelangelo made sketches of a flying machine and ‘far-sighted’ Jules Verne drawing a rocket in the 19th century. My quest in life is imagination; something many adults have lost. Hence this imaginary of some rocket science in the Overberg, South Africa.
Being a rocket scientist isn’t all that smart when you are a photographer 😀
‘Die Groot Krokodil’ (The Big Crocodile’) is the commonly known name for P.W. Botha; former state president (under apartheids regime) of South Africa.
With a bit of imagination you can see him; still watching South Africa.
Sometimes, while photo-processing, I let my imagination do the work …
See for yourself:
“Imagination is more important than knowledge“, said Albert Einstein once.
So let’s imagine that this spineless cactus (known as Lophocereus scottii Monstrose) is a reïncarnation of an anaconda with human eyes ….
All images are perishable but “everything you can imagine is real” (Pablo Picasso). These imaginaries are real as my imagination is but both are perishable.
Last one of this serie: I see