One of my favourite subjects is swimming. It’s also one of the subjects I’m, at the risk of sounding conceited, actually quite good at, probably by virtue of having practised the sport myself for the better part of my life.
One thing that never gets old is the look of the water-droplets frozen in time, always different, like a small rain of diamonds1.
Why I like it
How the water forms a nearly cartoonish `swish’ to illustrate the motion of the arm, while the rest of the picture is dead-still
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- Poetic enough? [↩]