Assignment: Decay


-v become decomposed; rot: vegetation that was decaying. decline in excellence, prosperity, health, etc.; deteriorate. cause to decay or decompose; rot: The dampness of the climate decayed the books.

4.decomposition; rot: Decay made the wood unsuitable for use.
5.a gradual falling into an inferior condition; progressive decline: the decay of international relations; the decay of the Aztec civilizations.
6.decline in or loss of strength, health, intellect, etc.: His mental decay is distressing.


The theme for this assignment was “Decay”. I like to think that just because something is falling apart or has been put aside never to be used again, that we can still find beauty in it. I think that point is proven with the following selection of images.


This weeks contributors:

Chris Kale

Rodney Adamson

Teresa Heath

Jill Laudenslager

 Francisco Chavira

Fabian Carlos

Justin Molina

Our next assignment is “Coin Operated” and will go live on Aug 7th. All submissions need to be to us by the 6th at 8:00 PM EST. Submitting is easy at Snap It See It. Just click here.

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  1. Thanks for including my images! I really love this collection.


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