Posts Tagged ‘Blue Lagoon’

Check out this incredible photo (detail, left) taken in Grindavik, Iceland, by Reuters photographer Bob Strong. This is a BorderTalks image! Talk about conflicting (co-existing?) territories! Within one frame the photographer captures the hallucinogenic combination of a geothermal power plant and one of Iceland’s tourist “hot spots,” the 104-degree Blue Lagoon spa.

This coupling of industry and leisure is a jolt to the eye. In fact, it is such a strange image that I initially thought it must be a composite of two photos. Which brings up an interesting question. If it were a Photoshoped composite rather than a “real world” juxtaposition, would it matter to the viewer? (more…)

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