2. These Figures are not simply ordinary people with a greater knowledge than others. Rather they are Manifestations of God, Who have exerted an incomparable influence on the evolution of human society. While each of Them has a distinct individuality and a definite mission, the Manifestations of God all share in a single, divinely-ordained purpose—to “educate the souls of men, and refine the character of every living man…”
I photographed this picture on a November evening in Dubrovnik, Croatia in 2007. I felt the image evoked an eerie mystical quality. The city landscape with its light and shadow conveyed a sense of a dark romantic noir which would not look out of place in a classic black and white movie.