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Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling,
By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore,
“Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou,” I said, “art sure no craven,
Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the Nightly shore—
Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night’s Plutonian shore!”
Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore.”
Edgar Allan Poe

Shot at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, St. Paul, Minnesota using my Canon Power Shot SX100 IS, processed in Dynamic Photo HDR, and post processed using Flaming Pear plugins, including Aetherize, Melancholytron, and Kyoto Color

For my Father,God rest his soul.
I lost my Dad, 11/26/01

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  • S .
    S .about 4 years ago

    incredible work
    -s

  • Thank you!!!

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  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakabout 4 years ago

    Wow..this is awesome…

    Lynne

  • Thank you Lynne!!

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  • Anthony Mancuso
    Anthony Mancusoabout 4 years ago

  • Thank you Anthony, it’s truly an honor to be featured in this fine group, among such amazing and talented artists.

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  • Michael McCasland
    Michael McCaslandabout 4 years ago

    Excellent work and the bell tolls for them.

  • Thank you Michael!!!

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  • walela
    walelaabout 4 years ago

    Super shot! Congratulations on your feature.

  • Thank you very much!!

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  • FotosdaMau
    FotosdaMauabout 4 years ago

    Amazing work, really moody, congrats

  • Thank you Maurícia!!!

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  • Larry Butterworth
    Larry Butterworthabout 4 years ago

    ah! the symbolism thrives here, cool shot

  • Thank you Larry!!!

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  • Jason Kiely
    Jason Kielyabout 4 years ago

    great treatment and very good title Poe’s “quoth the raven right”

  • Thank you Jason!!!

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  • RazzleDazzles
    RazzleDazzlesabout 4 years ago

    That raven makes it look more scary.

  • So, is that good, or bad in your eyes? Just wondering.

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  • RazzleDazzles
    RazzleDazzlesabout 4 years ago

    No I think it makes the photo look more interesting. Gives that creepy, liery feeling. Its fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks, glad you liked it!!

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