Credit Where It Is Due

Credit Where It is Due

I like to make photographs, and I enjoy being praised for what I have done. But God teaches a different attitude, one of thankfulness and humility. He pointed that out to me recently. I DO NOT MAKE THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ALONE. I didn't create the light, or the technology which makes photography possible. I didn't buy my camera, it was a gift from my husband. I didn't give myself the ability to see through the camera in order to make an image which others find pleasing. It is right to use what I have been given to the best of my ability, but it is wrong to take credit for what I have not done. God made the light, the elements which are used to manufacture the camera, and the world from which these images come. He has given me gifts: people to teach me, eyes to see with, and a brain to process information. I am thankful for these gifts. He deserves all the praise, not I.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Mountain Ash for Ruby Tuesday


This may not be the best quality; I took it on the fly. The peak in the background has some snow on it now!
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16 comments:

Annie said...

I clicked it bigger. Looks like the blossoms are brush-like. Did I get that right?

Ralph said...

The red flowers are small but mighty - the little bit of red stand our far more than their small size suggests. The entire vista is expansive and beautiful!

Dimple said...

Actually, the red is the fruit of this plant. I think it is the same as what is called rowan. It has clusters of white flowers in the spring.

Leora said...

I like this scene - great mountains behind the textured leaves. It's a good study for a painting - no need for a high quality photo in order to make high quality art.

PERBS said...

I think it counts! (I love snow.)

Carletta said...

Lovely landscape!
Snow - oh my gosh - brrr....

Paz said...

There's a lot of beauty in this photo. Very nice RT photo.

Paz

ilanadavita said...

Lovely setting with interesting layers of scenery.

eileeninmd said...

It is a pretty scene with the berry bush and the mountains in the background.

marianedwardsdreamweaver said...

mountain ash trees are majestic..i love the changing foliage :)

Robin said...

Very pretty scene. I'm categorically refusing to acknowledge the onset of winter in October though. I'm not at all ready.

bj said...

I've never seen mountain ash before. just beautiful
Good Ruby post...

chubskulit said...

Red really shines among other colors!


Please take a peek on my first Ruby Tuesday entry. Seeyah!

Stephanie V said...

Soon the birds will be coming by to feast on the rowan berries. Nice shot with the lovely blue mountain behind.

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Your EG Tour Guide said...

Your mountain ash are beautiful this year. We had a frost just as the the trees blossomed. No berries this year.