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, July 12, 2010

Ruby Lures

Summer means fishing.
Fish are attracted by flashing light.
These attract fish.

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stan said...

FOr a moment I thought they were earrings!

rjerdee said...

Like Stan says, earrings!
The photograph lures me in :) The unusual angle makes them seem super-sized and other-worldly.

cieldequimper said...

Wow, ruby red and lovely greenish turquoise. I'm probably a fish because I'm really attracted to this photo!

Kim, USA said...

That is very pretty!

RT~Straw/blueberry pie

EG CameraGirl said...

At first I thought they might be Christmas ornaments! They are quite pretty!

NitWit1 said...

Looks like they might make great earrings, too. We have a lot of fishing gear which are unique ornaments!!!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Love those colors -- they attract me. I've seen those fish-lure earrings around too. For whoever uses them for the real purpose, good luck!

betty-NZ said...

Those look like the earrings I'm giving away on my photoblog!