journal

pierino

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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from the depth of despair
o lord
i call for your help

hear my cry
pay attention to my prayer

photo-essay – de profundis

pierino romani
cemetery
pesaro, le marche
august 09, 2012

f/5.6
1/320 s
iso 400
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464X700

man

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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if you o lord
mark iniquities
lord who can stand
but with you is forgiveness

bless me father
for i have sinned

photo-essay – de profundis

strong silent type
cemetery
pesaro, le marche
august 12, 2012

f/5.3
1/320 s
iso 400
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

priest

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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my soul waits for the lord
more than sentinels
wait for the dawn

did you still believe
when you breathed your last?

photo-essay – de profundis

young seminarian
cemetery
north-west, le marche
august 12, 2012

f/5.6
1/320 s
iso 400
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

colorized

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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for i am bound
with fleshy bands
joy and beauty
lie beyond my scope

mirror, mirror on the wall
who . . .

photo-essay – de profundis

painted woman
cemetery
north-west, le marche
august 12, 2012

f/7.1
1/200 s
iso 200
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

woman

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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i would not care
to reach the moon
one round monotonous of change

is my daughter still beautiful?
are my grandchildren happy?

photo-essay – de profundis

someone’s mother
cemetery
north-west, le marche
august 12, 2012

f/5.0
1/100 s
iso 400
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

shadow

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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i strain my heart
i stretch my hands
and catch at hope

but the cup you offer is empty

photo-essay – de profundis

abandoned country cemetery
piobbico, le marche
august 17, 2012

f/9.0
1/320 s
iso 200
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

altar

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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oh why is heaven built so far
oh why is earth set so remote?

is this altar no longer sacred?

photo-essay – de profundis

deconsecrated chapel
abandoned country cemetery
piobbico, le marche
august 17, 2012

f/5.0
1/100 s
iso 400
aperture priority

camera – nikon D90

lens – nikkor 18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6

image size – 464 X 700

pesaro

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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walkway
cemetery
pesaro, le marche
august 09, 2012

praise the lord
all you servants
of the lord
who serve at night
in the house of the lord

f/10.0
1/400 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor
18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – de profundis

youngman

May 7, 2013 de profundis

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young man
cemetery
north-west, le marche
august 12, 2012

out of the depth
i cry to you o lord
o lord hear my prayer
let my cry
come unto thee

f/5.6
1/320 s
iso 400
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor
18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – de profundis

child

May 7, 2013 de profundis

Sunday12  236

child’s death pic
cemetery
north-west, le marche
august 12, 2012

i never watched
the scattered fire of stars
or the sun’s far-trailing train
my heart’s desire
and all in vain

f/6.3
1/160 s
iso 200
aperture priority
camera – nikon D90
lens – nikkor
18.0-300.0 mm f/1:3.5-5.6
image size – 1700 X 1004

photo-essay – de profundis