o sacred head surrounded
by crown of piercing thorns
o bleeding head so wounded
reviled and put to scorn

o agony and dying
o love to sinners free

crucifix above the altar, portsmouth abbey chapel, portsmouth, rhode island

saturday, september 28, 2019

– the very long vertical post on the cross
– the stick-figure corpus
– the spider-web of wires
– the cascading silver rods
– the light hovering above

– the 1960s cruciform, absent of pain and bleeding

dimension – 1305 x 1976 pixels
resolution – 72 ppi
f-stop (aperture opening) – f/10.0
shutter speed – 1/40
iso – 25600

post-production – the original image was cropped to focus on the cruciform.

to see the 1305 x 1976 original, click on the above image

camera – nikon Ƶ7
lens – nikon 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G

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