Decline is the slowing down process in nature as rigidity and strength recedes and colour is lost, often there is shrivelling and shrinking, the life force seems to be leaving. Many similarities to aging humans can be drawn.
Decline VI : Decline and Aging - Return to the foetal form
'The shrunken shape of dying leaves suggests a return to the embryonic form physically and a 'closing in' mentality which I have observed whilst caring for my elderly mother over several years.
However, each individual still retains some character."
Honourable mention : Still Life
International Colour awards 2017
Shortlisted: Photovoice Awards 2015 , theme -'Stories of Reflection' series - Decline I to Decline III
With physical decline comes introspection and reflection.