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.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Abstract for Watery Wednesday

I left this just as it came from the camera so you could see the shoreline and know it really is water. Taken during the summer at Lake Koocanusa, Montana, USA.
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PERBS said...

Very pretty and refreshing looking!

Pat said... the light reflection on the waves and the color of the water.

Ann said...

What a really lovely colour blue, looks so calm and refreshing.

DUTA said...

Unbelievable water colours!

annies home said...

very pretty water I have never seen such a pretty blue color in water

NitWit1 said...

I have a similar sunset photo I label for lack for a better adjective, textures.