Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×
  • Canvas
  • Photo
  • Art Gifts
Download PNG 572 × 692



Details

Submitted on
February 20, 2006
Image Size
173 KB
Resolution
572×692
Thumb

Stats

Views
9,051 (1 today)
Favourites
277 (who?)
Comments
Disabled
Downloads
2,562

License

Creative Commons License
Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
×
Don't Pay the Ferryman by wb-skinner Don't Pay the Ferryman by wb-skinner
In the rolling mist then he gets on board
Now there'll be no turning back
Beware that hooded old man at the rudder
And then the lightning flashed, and the thunder roared
And people calling out his name
And dancing bones that jabbered and a-moaned
On the water

And then the ferryman said
"There is trouble ahead.
So you must pay me now" - "Don't do it!"
"You must pay me now" - "Don't do it!"
And still that voice came from beyond
Whatever you do

Don't pay the ferryman
Don't even fix a price
Don't pay the ferryman
Until he gets you to the other side.


Chris De Burgh - Don't Pay the Ferryman

..I imagine the lantern being held by Charon (the 'ferryman';) on the journey across the river Styx just as he leans over the bow and says 'There is trouble ahead'.

~~~~

Very little actual post-editing here.. a de-speckle filter, conversion to b+w and gamma/contrast adjustment...
Location: Sibley Peninsula, Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada.

Temperature: -40C ...brrrr

~~~~

If you'd like, please have a gander at my mini-gallery devoted to Still Life Conceptual photography.

.
The owner of this deviation has disabled comments.