The photo was taken in the Catacombs of Paris, and actually includes three other skulls. I isolated this one because its form fascinates me, even if it’s rather sinister. Though I think the pretty colors ameliorate that to some degree.
The blurring towards the top of the skull was the result of some serendipitous experimentation. During editing I couldn’t get it to look quite right, but when I tried that blurring effect everything clicked. Nice when things like that happen—I was getting quite close to abandoning the project.
There’s also a black and white version.
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