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Deonta Arnold

Filmmaker & Photographer [Southern gentleman with a switch blade] Witness the marvelous misadventures of my life. #twotonephotography #deontaarnold

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"The state of putrefaction: here the four elements separate and the soul emerges from the body... Putrefaction is the gate to the conjunctio, and conception. It is the key to transmutation. " ~Leiden 1718 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #cold #doubleexposure #quote #alchemy #putrefaction

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"The divine unground as 'Eternity's eye of Wonder' reveals itself in the mirror of wisdom" ~J. Böhme It's amazing how fast time flies. I love every moment I spend with you. You are my best friend and partner in life. Hold my hand and stare eternity in the face by my side. @andtherewassunlightinherbones ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #cold #void #mirror #alchemy #quote #jbohme #love #mauimuse

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"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence." ~Ansel Adams ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #quote #quotes #anseladams #camera #stilllife #silence

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"Putrefacation of the wise their raven-head/...when you see the blackness delight, for it is the beginning of your work." ~Donum Dei ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #crow #crows #raven #quote #quotes #donumdei #alchemy #desert #desertlife #joshuatree #17thcentury

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"A live body and a dead body contain the same number of particles. Structurally, there's no discernible difference. Life and death are unquantifiable abstracts. Why should I be concerned?" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #quote #thewatchmen #drmanhattan #cemetery #graveyard #flowers #blackandwhite

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“So, now, with me. That brute which knows no peace came ever nearer me and, step by step, drove me back down to where the sun is mute.” ~ Dante Alighieri ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #quote #dantealighieri #thedivinecomedy #blackandwhite #architecture #abandoned #decay #create #destory #rebuild

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"After the fall of man, Sin, and Death, the two watchmen at the gates of Hell, follow the tempter earthwards and pave him 'a broad and beaten way/ Over the dark abyss...'" ~Paradise Lost ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #dissolveandcoagulate #deontaarnold #johnmilton #paradiselost #quote #abyss #chaos

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"The 'dark material fire' of the black sun divides spirit and soul from the putrefied body. 'You should know that the head of art is the raven. If someone cuts off it's head, it loses its blackness and will attract the wisest colour of all.'" (D. Stolcious von Stolcenberg, 1624) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #quote #viridarium #chymicum #alchemy #resurrection #mountainview #skin #nature #birds #lake #death #cemetery

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"The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality." ~ Che ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #quote #che #cheguevara #revolution #love #quotes #gasmask #fan #blackandwhite

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Instinct is a lie, told by a fearful body hoping to be wrong ... It means, that when you base your expectations only on what you see, you blind yourself to the possibilities of a new reality." Photo by: @andtherewassunlightinherbones ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #cold #quote #zaheer #avatar #thelegendofkorra #blackandwhite #Iceland #stykkisholmur

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"Social media is something of a double-edged sword. At its best, social media offers unprecedented opportunities for marginalized people to speak and bring much needed attention to the issues they face. At its worst, social media also offers 'everyone' an unprecedented opportunity to share in collective outrage without reflection." ~ Roxane Gay ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #travel #Iceland #stykkisholmur #roxanegay #quote #quotes

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"If a graveyard is neglected - which happens eventually to all graves in time - or all the bodies are moved, the place is considered abandoned. An abandoned graveyard is no longer a graveyard, and can become something else..." ~ Sallie Tisdale (Advice for Future Corpses) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #graveyard #tombstone #cemetery #beautiful #naturallight #lowlight #quote #quotes #sallietisdale #adviceforfuturecorpses #Iceland #reykjavik

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"Life asked death, 'Why do people love me but hate you?' Death responded, 'Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth." ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #cold #blood #bloody #todissolveandcoagulate #quote #quotes #unknown #lowlight #softfocus #studiophotography

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"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all." ~ Michelangelo Pietà (1499) ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #travel #pieta #michelangelo #quote #quotes #sculpture #thegreats #inspiration #idol #killyouridols

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“The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #graveyard #tombstone #cemetery #beautiful #naturallight #lowlight #quote #quotes #adonais #percybyssheshelley #darkbeautymag #darkbeauty

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“In a Wonderland they lie, Dreaming as the days go by, Dreaming as the summers die:  Ever drifting down the stream- Lingering in the golden gleam- Life, what is it but a dream?” ~ Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #blood #bloody #todissolveandcoagulate #quote #quotes #throughthelookingglass #lewiscaroll #whiterabbit

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“If you are a fan of doing the unexpected, and I am, then it is an advantage to be highly skilled at changing your mind. If you do not want to limit yourself, then be prepared to change your mind—often.” ~ Grace Jones Model: @gummyaz Wardrobe: @katieleahfoster ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #elegant #mysterious #boudoir #bondage #model #modeling #gracejones #quote #quotes #lowlight #naturallight #firelight #fashion #highart #highfashion

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"It's almost as if we each have a vampire inside us. Controlling that beast, that dark side, is what fascinates me." ~ Sheryl Lee ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ #twotonephoto #twotonephotography #photography #photographer #filmmaker #art #artist #dark #macabre #quote #vampires #Blood #sheryllee #twinpeaks #pentagram #todissolveandcoagulate #mouth #teeth #gore

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