Things in stone are about power and devotion, about noble masters and humble servants, absolute dictate and hesitant submission. In the large, they reflect the importance of their sponsors and the gravity of their message. In the detail, they carry a touch of humanity and reflect the ingenuity of the mind. In either case people have labored long hours to shape what they wanted (or were told) to say to current and future generations.
For that piece of stone was not meant to be a fleeing image, a passing remark... It took time to express what took time to imagine.
How different from the splashes of pixels and strings of characters you are currently looking at...!
Gear notes: D700, 28-200G
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