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"Fusion is a work of paradoxes. The human forms are realistic, natural, very much alive, but they do not truly come to life until overlaid with images of the mundane, the fabricated, and the lifeless. The juxtapositions are sometimes deeply beautiful and sometimes merely fanciful. But in each case, the synthesis defies easy explanation. Life is given color by that which is not alive. The eye lingers in these photographs, searching for metaphor being happily confounded. What we are left with are images whose combinations create something wholly other; and that, paradoxically, is both frustrating and cause for celebration."

Matthew Sturges,
author of Jack of Fables, House of Mystery,
JSA All-Stars, The Web & Midwinter

"A visual kaleidoscope of digital collage full of expressive earthy textures and stunning eye candy!"

Dirk Strangely,
author of Graveyard Girl and
Darkened Bedtime Stories for Children

"Daniel and Rachel Ballard find the magic in everyday things. Seen through their eyes, the seemingly ordinary becomes extraordinary."

Tate Hemlock
author of Enemies Both Real and Imagined


About the Author

Daniel & Rachel Ballard
morpuddypond Lubbock, TX, United States

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whaler33 says

I very much like what you have accomplished here!

posted at 01:33am Feb 20 PST

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