the Path of Thorns
If you go down a dangerous path, you must be prepared to suffer the danger, or stop when the price of the journey is too high for what the destination promises. Religion and believing in the unknowable can be a path of thorns.
A very complicated birth, this one - too much to cover in background notes here, so I have written a blog about the strange journey of this piece if you are interested. You can find it here:
a Before and After version of this image can be seen on my Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/MichaelBilottaPhotography
model: Ed Barron