Thursday, November 25

Deficit Omne Quod Nasciture | Larus Ridibundus

Deficit omne quod nasciture, everything that is born passes away. This, the most steadfast fact of nature is too often overlooked by natural history photographers, and understandably, a galloping horse is far more attractive than a decaying one but no less important, I would argue.

This black headed gull lay dead on the beach ignored by the families building sand castles, labourers lifting beach huts with cranes and couples taking what they hoped would be a romantic stroll at a pace, with hands buried in pockets.

Maybe they had noticed, noticed and decided "dum vivimus, vivamus".

 

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