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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Three Corners~ Spiritual

For the month of December, Lindy chose the theme: Spiritual. It must be said that I am extremely excited to see the variety of photos both Lindy, and Jeanette (and anyone else who has decided to join us) have come up with. Spiritual is such a wonderful subject, and can really be diverse.

I enjoyed very much the process I took this month to gather my shots. As it turns out, I had an opportunity to spend some time in a church I have driven by many times in the last 12 years, but have yet to enter. I etched out some time, and stole away to the sanctuary where I found many beautiful subjects.

I found this lovely cross at the very front of the sanctuary.  I appreciated the beauty of how the light from the small window fell across it.

On a table near the entrance of the sanctuary, the congregation had set up a variety of Nativity scenes.  I spent a great deal of time taking in the magnificent variety that was displayed.  The following photo is of the virgin mother and child.  This set was about 15 inches high, and made of molded stiff fabric.  I loved how simple it's beauty was.

I instantly fell in love with the figures in this next photo.  The lines.....and emotion....just drew me in.

Usually I only share my three favorites for the month, but I wanted to share this last one even though it didn't turn out as I would have hoped.  I did not have my tripod with me, and I surely could have used it for this photo.  To achieve the rays of light, and practiced the same technique I used for my Christmas Tree photos.  I love this idea, and wished I had pulled it off better.

Please take the time to visit both Lindy and Jeanette to see their interpretations of SPIRITUAL.

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Aunt Julie said...

Yes, you've hit the proverbial ball out of the park again! Here's hoping you and yours have the Happiest of New Years!

Tabitha Blue said...

LOVE that last photo!!!! So cool!!!!


Christina said...

Beautiful!!! I really love the idea of that last one. Well done once again.

Marcelle said...

All of the Spiritual photo's are beautiful...I love the first one, the light on the cross is really beautiful and sends out a message.
Well done...

Anonymous said...

Terrific shots! I think you pulled off that last one fabulously, just enough without too much :-)

I sent a personal note to your profile email addy, but for the record, I wish you and yours the bestest new year yet!

Maude Lynn said...

I love that third picture. Such simple, graceful lines!

Rose said...

Love the photos and the idea for the month, bummer I missed it. Then again, I miss a lot of things.

Lindy said...

WOW! You really rocked it this month! I love all the images especially the last one!!!!!

Jo Beaufoix said...

Beautiful. I love those, especially the last one. The statue is very moving too.

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