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.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Lilies & Reflections



18 comments:

Shirley said...

Nicely captured!!

Karen said...

OOOOOOO, nice Louise! The water is so still.

forgetmenot said...

There are so many lovely spots in the world, and you captured one of them--very nice. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

Dianne said...

the blue is so beautiful

Ms. Becky said...

gosh the light here is dazzling. I agree about the blue - and the smooth surface of the water makes for a cool reflection. plus I love lily pads. nicely done. Have a fun weekend Dimple.

J Bar said...

Lovely shot.

Evelyn said...

Nice reflections.

Sylvia K said...

What a delightful capture! Such lovely, peaceful reflections! Love the blue! Such lovely lily pads! Hope you have a lovely weekend, Dimple! Enjoy!

Sylvia

Dianne said...

You have captured the beautiful blue of the sky and the pretty surrounds. Lovely!

cieldequimper said...

I wonder if there are any frogs around? :-)

Janis said...

Great shot...so peaceful to look at!

becky said...

surreal!! waiting for a closer look at the lilies :)

Kay L. Davies said...

This photo makes me think of the name of your blog, it is so perfect for peaceful reflection.

—Kay, Alberta, Canada

Joyful said...

Beautiful and serene.

RNSANE said...

Simply breathtaking!

My Scenic Sunday post is at:

http://scenicsunday.blogspot.com/2011/07/scenic-sunday_23.html

EG Wow said...

Gorgeous reflection with the waterlilies in the pond.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What a perfectly lovely clear reflection. I do love water lilies, so that makes it even more special.

'Tsuki said...

Wow Dimple... Nice sharing indeed... I spacially enjoy the blue of the sky reflecting so amazingly on this pond...