Atlanta's Race Picture

Another Digital Photo Assigment that turned out ok. It's based one the Greek story of Atlanta who said she would only marry the man that could beat her in a foot race. Hippomenes challenged her to a race. Aphrodite gave Hippomenes three golden apples to help him win the race. During the race, Hippomenes throws the apples ahead of Atlanta, causing her to swerve and retrive them. Aphrodite magically weighs down the third apple, slowing Atlanta and allowing Hippomenes to win the race and his bride.
What I enjoy is the footnote to this love story- after marrying, Atlanta and Hippomenes go a temple of Aphrodite, but fall asleep before giving thanks...so she turnes them into Lions.
Artemis Pose
Hello hello baby
Atlanta's Race
COTT - Titans Gone Stray
Ancient Greece - Panhellenic Games