I think it is often difference which catches my eye.
i think difference is beautiful.
Sameness quickly becomes, well, sameness.
This simple photo is beautiful, not just because the blue sky is beautiful, and the yellow lichen on the tree is beautiful, but also because of the contrast between the blue and the yellow, and the contrast between the smoothness of the sky and the roughness of the branches.
Mass production and mass control seems to have a different ethic from this – uniformity and the “elimination of variation”.
Here’s to a celebration of difference, of uniqueness and of diversity.