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When the patient, shining with pain... by Richard Pitman

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… Suddenly pales,
Crow makes a noise suspiciously like laughter.
(From Crow by Ted Hughes.)

Taken at Brompton Cemetery in London.

Canon 60D, 18-135mm.


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“A photograph is always invisible; it is not it that we see.” Roland Barthes.

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  • Josephine Pugh
    Josephine Pughover 3 years ago

    My favourite of the series! Superb shot RSP- I love the crow’s flight position.

  • Thanks! It was a great place to be taken to :) x

    – Richard Pitman

  • walela
    walela9 months ago


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