Sometimes the simplest images are the most powerful. This black-and-white gem by Polish photographer Marcin Ryczek, entitled "Man Feeding Swans," shows the poetry visible in everyday life.
The aerial view of a birds' feeding session captures the stunning contrast between positive and negative space, turning the landscape into a real-life yin-yang... which might explain the photo's oddly calming effect.
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