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.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Shadowy Shelves

These urns were on display at a local craft store.
I think they are beautiful this way!
Visit Hey Harriet for more shadow filled pictures.
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Sylvia K said...

Oh, those are lovely! Love the colors! And what a great shadow shot for the day! Hope your weekend is going well!


Jen said...

Happy SSS to you.
This is a great capture of shadow!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Lovely colors and shadows! I want those urns, even though I don't even have room in our tiny house for a bud vase ;>)

Guy D said...

Very unique, I Love everything about this pic.

All the best
Regina In Pictures

Hey Harriet said...

These are very sweet and the subtle shadows are lovely!

rjerdee said...

Very natural and as soft looking--soft as a baby's skin. Nice job!

DUTA said...

You've captured well the shape and colour delicacy of these urns. Lovely items!

Ralph said...

The light plays off each urn very nicely. In fact, the shadows almost add a depth to each piece of pottery. The lighting is a fine selling point, the shadows enhance the very form - the lighting alone makes each piece say 'Buy me!!!!!!"

Serendipity said...

Beautiful shot, lovely colours :)

Unknown said...

I agree with you! The shapes and colours are lovely together.

Paulie said...

Perfect color combinations -- I love how they are grouped!

Terry said...

dear dimple..i really missed you. i was hoping that everything was ok.

i just love all the gentle curves in this photo dimple.
this is like a is lovely and the colours are so delicate!
glad you are back! terry

A human kind of human said...

Hi Dimple, Remember me? If you don't I wouldn't blame you (lol). Your photos are beautiful and I just want to say that I loved your post on finding Jesus in the consecration of the High Priest on your Bible Blog. Have you had a look into how Melchizedek fits into all this yet?

Anonymous said...

Plainness has its peculiar temptations quite as much as beauty. [George Eliot]

Simplicity goodness - Lovely framing work!