2013.10.28 Only a witness

The earth is art, the photographer is only a witness. 
~ Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Earth from Above

There are mysteries I will never understand.
~ Temperance Brennan, Bones character

... to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel,
Ephesians 6:19b

2013.10.21 Full of light

No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep
and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
~ Robert Adams

The whole secret of the study of nature
lies in learning how to use one's eyes.
~ George Sand

The eye is the lamp of the body;
so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.
~ Matthew 6:22

2013.10.14 Begin afresh each morning

There is no formula for a good photograph.
Mediocre pictures may follow a formula, good ones seldom do.
When the visual tools are used just right,
the design, lighting, mood, and emotion come together to just the right point,
and that point hits you
and you know what the photographer meant – that’s a good picture.
~ Ed Feingersh

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.
~ Meister Eckhart

Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.
~ Lamentations 3:23

2013.10.07 Sunlight is painting

Sunlight is painting.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.
~ Robert H. Schuller

...but when the perfect state of things is come,
all that is imperfect will be brought to an end.
~ 1 Corinthians 13:10