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Narrative

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but depending on how you compose it, it may or may not tell a story. I am standing out here on the now-new shoreline of Lake Altus-Lugert, which is the lake right behind the Quartz Mountain Lodge. Oklahoma is in the middle of one of the worst droughts it's had in decades and normally, the water would be about 30 feet above my head. The lake is down to about 25% capacity and as it has receded, it's left a lot of dead fish. So we have been walking around seeing these dead fish, and they are just down to white skeletons. And they are very pretty objects.

They have nice repetition in them. They cast nice shadows in the morning, light particularly when the sand itself has gotten real texturey. I can take a picture of one of these dead fish. It's kind of hard not to. They are pretty compelling. I might get something like this. Sure enough, that's a picture of a dead fish, and that's about it. It's not a particularly interesting pictur...

Narrative
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