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  • Canon EOS 50D
  • EF24-105mm 1:4L IS USM
  • 1/200sec
  • f11
  • ISO 100
  • AWB
  • Hand Held
  • Shooting Date: 27th June 2010
  • Edited in Picasa 3

Whilst walking the grounds of St Particks Cathedral in Melbourne, I came across the statue of Saint Catherine of Siena

The Crown of Thorns is a very powerful symbol of great sacrific and surrender.


I asked my dear friend Andrew parmi
to create something dark & moody with this piece.
Andrew’s work is wonderful and his version is so powerful.


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melbourne, statue, sky, thorns, surrender, canon, crown, eos, 50d, crown of thorns, maria moro, saint catherine, saint patricks, church, painful, torture, sacrifice, pain, torment

I tend to throw myself into many creative crafts and many of which I don’t always complete., but I always come back to my first love …. photography.

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Comments

  • ibox
    iboxabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful in Spiritual significance; horrific in sadistic terms.

  • very true….. thanks for coming by .

    – Maria Moro

  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezabout 4 years ago

    great angle :)

  • thank you so much..

    – Maria Moro

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergabout 4 years ago

    Interesting POV missy! I see you are enjoying your new toy!

    Debra

  • hahaha…. it’s now permanently attached to me… might have to get it surgically removed one day……lol…. thank you for your support my dear… I really appreciate your feedback…

    – Maria Moro

  • DebraLee Wiseberg
    DebraLee Wisebergabout 4 years ago

    Be warned my friend…it’s a sickness and it will only get worse! You will eventually never leave the house without it! hehe

    D
    xoxoxo

  • hehehe…. I growing strong muscles whilst carrying it out around….lol

    – Maria Moro

  • Tigersoul
    Tigersoulabout 4 years ago

    Fantastically aspected shot. Well done.

  • Fantastically is such a cool compliment…. thank you so much

    – Maria Moro

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithabout 4 years ago

    powerful image and awesome pov!

  • thanks again Karen…
    BTW.. do you still have the piggies???

    – Maria Moro

  • RRoca
    RRocaabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture Maria.

  • thank you sweet Rosa…

    – Maria Moro

  • micheleirene
    micheleireneabout 4 years ago

    I just stumbled on Andrew’s work on this image and so had to come straight here too. This is such a powerful image and speaks volumes. Well done Maria :)

  • thank you Shelly..
    Andrew’s (masterpiece) is larger than life & so intense.
    Thank you for coming by my darling… really love your visits… hope you are ok.

    – Maria Moro

  • scottimages
    scottimagesabout 4 years ago

    Maria, the collaborative efforts between yourself & Andrew is superb. You created an awe inspiring image. Very powerful indeed.
    Well done to both of you :)

  • oh thank you Rosemary… I instantly thought of Andrew for this piece… I’m so glad to see it in your fine group…. I’m delighted with your visit…. :))))))

    – Maria Moro

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...about 4 years ago

    This piece has so much power Maria, you can really feel the emotion come through on this. It has been a great opportunity to work with you, my friend :)

  • thank you Andrew… we’ll do this again soon…

    – Maria Moro

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