Taking up the Melody

“In Japanese cultural traditions, the act of emulating works of great predecessors is called honka-dori, “taking up the melody.” Not scathed as mere copying, it is regarded as a praiseworthy effort.” Hiroshi Sugimoto

When I saw the seascapes taken by Hiroshi Sugimoto years ago, they changed my exploration of the ocean deeply. They opened up a new sensitivity for color, dust, clarity and have been an invitation to lean into deep looking.
If you explore this vast openness, this wide and somehow empty space, there is a resonance happening deeply inside. Like the pause before a new beginning, the breath of air between two steps, an arising possibility.

These are my images of the Tyrrhenian Sea, South of Italy

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