green, orange, red, and yellow, oak leaves together on a branch

Oak Leaves, One and All

They are all different, yet they are all the same.
The differences are unimportant; the sameness is essential.
The unimportant is tolerated. The essential unifies.
Find and guard it.

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This is another in the series, “Sim-Paintings”–photographs that I thought reached their highest potential through transformation into simulated paintings.