The Luminous Core
When I’m photographing, I sometimes see things that speak to a deeper meaning. This is one of those images.
I shot this photo at night, shortly after a summer rain. A puddle had formed within the bricks of the city street, and inside that puddle I saw the reflected image of a streetlamp.
What initially attracted me to this scene was the rich, vibrant color. After I got home and spent time looking at the photograph on my screen, however, it seemed to be suggesting a more profound interpretation.
It occurred to me that the bricks represent our physical bodies – solid and tactile to the touch. The bricks have substance, just like our bodies do. But that’s not where the real beauty and mystery can be found.