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Rose Window

Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 29 July 2007 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

For your Sunday viewing pleasure, a close up of a mini rose window that hangs in my office. Some of the lack of sharpness and detail is actually the way this little reproduction looks.

The dark shadow area near the bottom is some clunky imperfection on my real window, behind this stained glass miniature.

Sometimes we try to keep our own dark, imperfect places in the background. But they still show up. The good news is, if we put our trust in him, God's covering of light and grace will overcome even the darkest shadows and imperfections. The way the beauty of this stained glass covers my otherwise not so lovely window.

Soli Deo Gloria.

NIKON D50 1/125 second F/5.6 92 mm

Rags from Plano, United States

superb ooking image. Its truly sad that stained glass window making is a dying art. I like your image.

29 Jul 2007 5:37am

@Rags: Many thanks and blessings to you.

Craiger from Vacaville, California, United States

Beautiful window!

29 Jul 2007 11:11am

@Craiger: Kind of you to stop by and comment. Thanks.

adalove from Alcala de Guadaira, Seville, Spain

Very beautiful. I like the center and how the different figures around gets out and in.

29 Jul 2007 11:57am

@adalove: Your comments are gratefully received; thank you.

Rebel Streetshooter from Streets of NYC, United States

Clunky spot...it's still a beautiful image. Nice.

29 Jul 2007 12:30pm

@Rebel Streetshooter: Muchas gracias, amigo Reb.

Robert from Scamburg, United States

just a wonderful shot here ..... BRAVO !

29 Jul 2007 12:43pm

@Robert: Well thank you...

Kheoh Yee Wei from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

haha,nice shot,but the colors was abit of washed off though ;)

29 Jul 2007 2:21pm

@Kheoh Yee Wei: Good of you to stop by...

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Interesting. Before reading your description I just assumed the photo was of a very large church window.

29 Jul 2007 2:34pm

@Twelvebit: It is actually no more than 12 inches in diameter...

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

Fantastic colors and detail!

29 Jul 2007 2:38pm

@Jen: Thanks Jen.

Dawn Sutherland from Phoenix, United States

Beautiful capture and colors.

29 Jul 2007 4:29pm

@Dawn Sutherland: Thank you Dawn.

bronzebilly u.k. from cardiff, United Kingdom

hey Viewfinder--great shot--great narrative=great result--salutations--billy

29 Jul 2007 10:15pm

@bronzebilly u.k.: BB you're the best, bud. Thanks for being a pal. Blessings.

bronzebilly u.k. from cardiff, United Kingdom

hey Viewfinder--great shot--great narrative=great result--salutations--billy

29 Jul 2007 10:16pm

@bronzebilly u.k.: ditto -- see above response to previous, now-cloned BB comment. <smirking in a friendly way>

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Really lovely colors. I love stained glass lightcatchers.

30 Jul 2007 2:14am

MC from United States

Like it a lot.

30 Jul 2007 2:24am

M.E. from Encino, United States

lovely stained window and even lovelier commentary! thank you for sharing.

30 Jul 2007 3:07am

Betsy Barron : www.thebetsy.com from Glenmoore, United States

nice shot, I love the radiating out from the center thing it has going on.. not to get too deep but it spells out how truly all things come from God. Love your images..

30 Jul 2007 6:10pm

amy from Rocky Mountain House, Canada

Lovely, Viewfinder!!

31 Jul 2007 12:53am

Michael from Wuppertal, Germany


7 Aug 2007 8:45pm

1/125 second
92 mm