Jerry Uelsmann. Forty years ago, Jerry Uelsmann was an avant-garde photographer, using multiple negatives in a darkroom to create a single print that juxtaposed images in a strange, surreal way. Manipulating an image was considered heresy by some photography purists back then. Today Uelsmann is the traditionalist, continuing to use multiple enlargers in a darkroom rather than computer programs such as Photoshop for his ravashing works.
This shows transformation through changing and adding to an existing pair of shoes. This links in with water through adding shells and starfish themes objects. To develop this further I could add transformation of water by adding splashes out of plastic.