BROKEN FLOWERS

2014-02-05_koshikira_flower1 2014-02-05_koshikira_flower2 2014-02-05_koshikira_flower3In his Broken Flower series photographer Jon Shireman soaked various kinds of flowers in a liquid nitrogen bath for up to 30 minutes before using a special spring-loaded contraption to slam them against a surface at high speed. He then photographed the hundreds of fragments spread across a white surface like sharp glass shards. Beautiful work.