Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography 2015 Finalist Lance Rosenfield Caddo Lake

Project Summary: Hours of engine drone come to a halt. I open the car door to a rush of startling silence. Curiosity sharpens my eyes into the soft layers of gray Spanish moss dripping and lifting in the air's breath like souls to a slow country song. I step into the rich air of Caddo Lake, and despite the stillness, a flood of questions emerge, leading me on a quest to create a visual framework for understanding this place.

Caddo Lake exemplifies complicated paradoxes of humankind; it is a place of profound peace, confrontation, reverence, and abuse. (Read Lance's full proposal below)

Congratulations to all of the Finalists in the 2015 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography

Rosenfield's Project Proposal

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