The Topography of Tears is a study of tears photographed through a standard light microscope.
“Although the empirical nature of tears is a chemistry of water, proteins, minerals, hormones, antibodies and enzymes, the topography of tears is a momentary landscape, transient as the fingerprint of someone in a dream. This series is like an ephemeral atlas.” Rose Lynn Fisher
Do tears of joy look the same as ones of woe—or ones from chopping onions? In “The Topography of Tears,” the Los Angeles-based photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher explores the physical terrain of tears emitted during a range of emotional states and physical reactions. Take a look: http://nyr.kr/1fELlEk
Above: Tears of possibility/hope. Photograph by Rose-Lynn Fisher/Craig Krull Gallery.