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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Monoliths to Existence

The constant onslaught of the ocean on a defiant land in relatively recent history has had a profound impact on the typography of Big Sur. This visible resistance to the ocean of time and desire to exist is one of the more moving aspects of this place. I placed the Galaxy at the edge of this image to add tension and to provide a glimpse of the greater beyond.

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Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Big Sur, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Eric Blackman