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December 15, 2006
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OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD
Model
C300Z,D550Z
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10/1250 second
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F/4.0
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12 mm
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Dec 27, 2004, 1:43:38 PM
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The Martyr by wolfmorphine The Martyr by wolfmorphine
Lately I have been finding myself watching a lot of documentaries on various educational television channels about religious phenomena... things like the immaculate conception, miracles, and stigmata. I suppose that is in part due to the season. For some reason I've always been especially fascinated by stigmata, and the type of faith that one must have within her heart to cause such a thing to occur, and I decided I wanted to play around with an image that included that and was developed around the idea of unshakeable faith. Through the natural process of artistic creation, I came up with this. It's a little darker than your average holiday piece, but the underlying message itself is a bright one of faith, sacrifice, and transformation. Stock used to create this piece comes from *mizzd-stock for the angel and sxc for the background.
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Shadowelve Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2006  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice :love: Smoothed and soft... Just a great work :)
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Future-Art-Magazine Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2006
This piece has been featured in *Future-Art-Magazine's #3rd 'Season feature: Christmas' News article..

you can find it here: [link]

Warm Christmas Greetings
Founder/Admin
:pointr: *mizzdraconia :pointl:
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wolfmorphine Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Oh yay!! Thanks so much for picking both of those. I really appreciate the exposure.

:D
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Future-Art-Magazine Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2006
welcome sweetie :santa: :hug:
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:) very nice. It does so remind me of Stasis.
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MissKellieLauren Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2006
Fascinating!
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VivalaVida Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful piece, so magical. :clap:
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IdaLarsenArt Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
:wow: I love it! :clap: :+favlove:
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Charmed-Heiress Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
Lovely picture and concept. Amazing :D
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VampPrincessNicolett Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
I love it
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