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Venus In Retrograde

This image shows Venus, a symbolic goddess of love, beauty, and prosperity, captured and placed on a pedestal, her arms bound behind her back, and her face masked. Put on display, the true values of Venus are subdued and her presence is exploited for the purveyors' pleasure. Rendered immobilized, her figure resembles a mannequin more than it resembles a real, live human being.

TAGS: Beauty, Michigan, Nude

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Canton, Michigan, United States of America
Member since 2018
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Copyright:
© John Dykstra.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2018
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Camera Make: RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD.
Camera Model: PENTAX 645Z
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO100
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