The Pain of Achilles

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedMarch 1, 2014
TakenMay 4, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/250 sec at f/16
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length26 mm
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A rear shot of the Achilles Sculpture at Achilleon Palace in Kerkira, Greece. Not only was his heel shot through with an arrow, but other body parts look rather vulnerable as well!

19 responses

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (1 Mar 2014):

    This is a beautiful capture and so perfect for the theme... Greece is on my " to do " list before to much more time passes... it looks amazing from all I've seen...

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Mar 2014):

    It amazes me how anatomy correct sculptures are...The curve of the back looks very human..and it fits the theme very well.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2014):

    Wow! Wonderful entry!


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    Great entry!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    Yikes--a real pain in the......heel!! Great shot for the theme, no butts about it!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    Wonderful shot for the theme!

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    Very nice! Makes me wonder if he suffered from sciatica...

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    That`s a remarkable sculpture.. beautiful capture and an excellent entry!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (2 Mar 2014):

    This makes my back ache just to look at it ! It is a remarkable anotomically sculptured statue and a great capture.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (3 Mar 2014):

    Makes me cringe, yet at the same time can't help but admire the details. Excellent entry.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (3 Mar 2014):

    Great theme shot, Don and shot with a keen eye to detail.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Mar 2014):

    Connected to the Best in JPG's Theme Park!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (3 Mar 2014):

    Wonderful art!

  • Pixel Fun

    Pixel Fun gave props (3 Mar 2014):

    Ouch!! what a wonderful capture and representation of the theme

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (9 Mar 2014):

    Posture reflects pain.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (10 Mar 2014):


  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (30 Aug 2014):

    lovely shot!!!

  • Nasrin Tajadod

    Nasrin Tajadod gave props (11 May 2016):

    beautiful vote.

  • Kathleen DesHotel

    Kathleen DesHotel   gave props (15 May 2016):

    Power posture with beautiful tight buns!

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