Decay by Nathan Troi Anderson & John Putnam
by sabine7 / November 23, 2008

Decay by Nathan Troi Anderson and John Putnam is a book of photographs that can easily be described as a book of visual poetry. The two photographers have captured images of decay in progress, be it within nature or caused by it. An old pick-up rusts in a swampy forest, eventually to be mummified by time. The holes in a blighted leaf are captured in black and white. Peeling paint provides a pattern that we almost do not see because we are not looking. Rust from old mattress springs coats the fabric cover. Not only do these images draw the viewer in, but can also inspire any number of stories and poetry. And a wonderful bonus to the book is the enclosed CD of 50 royalty-free images that can be used in a variety of projects. The hard part is choosing ...

Hardcover, 160 pages. Mark Batty Publisher, 2008. $23.07 at Amazon.

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