My brisk morning walk to the office from the Ansley Park neighborhood, where I usually street park my car, was interrupted by a sudden splash of sunlight, which burst through the trees like a revelation. The plant at the fence, to which I never paid attention to passing it by, suddenly came alive, showing off all the structural beauty of its leaves. I put down my briefcase and got on my knees, turning the camera on. The magic light could disappear any minute. I tried different angles, different patterns, different leaves… After I finished shooting, I noticed an old gentleman, both hands on a walking cane, looking at me with a conspicuous interest.
"I'm watching you for quite a while now", he smiled, "What have you found in my flower?" I explained that the soaked with the sunlight leaves so delightfully exposed their gorgeous structure. But moreover, the interplay between the brutal graphics of the fence shadow and the soft organic lines of the plant created an interesting, very tense relationship between the two.
"Thank you, my friend", the old gentleman nodded his head, "I learned something new today", and he slowly walked away.
"I learned something new today myself", I said quietly to myself and rushed to the office.
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