Name: Marcia Smilack
Statement: In order to capture my image "Eye of Columbus" I had to crouch down in the grass along the Sciota River and peer under a bridge at the reflected image on the surface of the water, and then just wait. My canvas is the surface of moving water; my brushes are provided by the wind and current; and my palette comes from the setting and season on the day I take the picture. In this case, I watched and waited until the wind reshaped the reflection I was looking at into a design that matched how I felt inside, which is when I clicked the shutter. I especially like two things about this image: one, it provides the resident and visitor to Columbus alike, a new way to see the city; and second, if you stand back and look at the image a second time, in an overview, you may notice (as did I) that it looks like a giant eye (of Columbus, naturally).
South Building - near Marion
400 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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