Emile (not) in Japan

"I downloaded the background from the Internet, changed a few items, made the water cleaner and deleted one person from a walking couple. Then I combined a digital picture I had of myself on the background and retouched in Paint, pixel by pixel." .

(For Wendy Bialek's altered version of this same photo see the 1998 Haiku Moments.)

 

About the signature

"The famous Japanese artist Hokusai changed his name on his 80th birthday to 'old man who loves painting.' I changed my name to 'older man who loves writing.' The calligraphy is written in old Chinese. "
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