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Save Our Ocean
by Randy Scott Slavin

Editor's Note

Award-winning filmmaker and surrealist photographer, Randy Scott Slavin accomplishes his stunning 'Alternate Perspective' landscapes with a super wide-angle 'fisheye' lens and the technique of merging up to 100 photos to build a distorted scene. "I've continually tried to take concepts to the next level, to push the ideas to be more engaging, moving, and stimulating." It's a philosophy not new to The Cortland Review whose own 15-year mission has been to marry poetry and technology with that same goal. Slavin photographs landscapes we all recognize, but it's in the art of process and presentation that what we see becomes a magical experience. If you're even the least bit interested in poetry, that last sentence has to make you smile.

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