Making memorable images

Universal hope


Hope and prayer 3492

I have absolutely no interest in religious beliefs, but I can still appreciate the beauty of religious icons. There is an aura of calmness and serenity to them, and drama in the right setting. I can also appreciate artistic representation of the ideas and beliefs that so many people hold dear.

I like the IR rendering of this image, the textures of the statue, and the cloud formations in the background. I love the hope in the face of the statue, and the symbolism of the bird on her hand.

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One response

  1. Yes, Jo, I agree with everything you said here.

    August 16, 2014 at 3:59 AM