15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Allegory: Leaf and mosaic

An oak leaf sits in a parking lot in Salinas. At my feet in Ravenna, Italy, stone work–centuries-old floors in a church. The roof of the mission the day before, rows of terra-cotta. A connection from Italy to California becomes an allegory.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Ravenna, Italy, California, United States of America
Camera: E-M5MarkII
Copyright: © Larry Angier