“The voice of the sea is seductive;
inviting the soul to wander for a spell in the abysses of solitude;
to lose itself in mazes of inward contemplation.
The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.
The touch of the sea is sensuous,
enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.”
Composed in Photoshop using layers, effect, filters, adjustments, and textures.
Main image is original photograph taken in Athens, New York, USA along the Hudson River, lying flat on the pier, with camera focused on an upward cresting of the wooden slats, overlooking an very ominous sky.
1 texture courtesy of Ava Verino of Flickr
1 original texture
Tall ship courtesy of AlegionsStock of DeviantArt