Michael Scandling

Title: Silver Horizons

About the Photo:

The Horizon images stem from a lifelong fascination with the division between sea and sky. The first time I saw an ocean horizon I wondered if it was really the curvature of the earth I was seeing or just an illusion. That question has long since faded, but I have been drawn to the horizon ever since. For me, looking out at that line for anything more than a quick glance has a calming effect, bringing some order into an often tumultuous environment. If I can take a bit of that horizon with me and refine it to its essence — often a little more impressionist or abstract, a little less literal — it becomes portable and lasting. If I can share it in a photograph and you are similarly enchanted, so much the better.