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sepulcher

By perrism
A skull in the crypt of St Leonard's Church in Hythe, Kent. It is embedded in a wall of leg-bones.

Tags: Black and white

Voters: DP_Imagery, Chris_H, MediumSizeUnavailable and 7 more


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14 Sep 2005 8:28AM
Like it very much, but would like some explanation here. really can't make out what is real or not.
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just checked your PF (1st page) and aparently this is not digitally manipulated.
bigger wow even. (sorry if my remarks sound a little stupid... really don't know too much about photography)

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perrism 12 6
14 Sep 2005 9:30AM
Description added - and I should add that the edges have been darkened using PS.
pipapelada 11 135
14 Sep 2005 10:29AM
I find this fascinating and I love the tones. It seems to have a 3D look to it. I was wondering what the things were surrounding the skull before you added your description. I like this a lot
pip
14 Sep 2005 12:46PM
Unusual and therefor also very interesting to watch. The structures in this photo, combined with the excellent lighting, makes this a winner for me!

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Paul
perrism 12 6
14 Sep 2005 3:31PM
Thank you for the comments.

No-one knows how the bones got in the crypt (there are the remains of about 1,000 people in there, if I remember correctly). The worst thing down there were the heads with the platted hair still attached. Nice. Hardest thing about this shot was the title - original ideas were "Self Portrait, 2090AD" and "BOO!".
DP_Imagery Plus
11 24 6 Wales
28 Sep 2005 2:48PM
Scary stuff - nicely caught and the bw works superbly with this subject. Bruce.
sputnki 12 10 Canada
29 Dec 2005 4:23AM
Yoikes! Well composed and shot, love the way you emphasized the skull.

Doug

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