"facing the truth"

© Beverly A. Wright

"facing the truth"

Uploaded: January 02, 2007 13:09:56

Description

This flower was taken back in the fall, in the brightest sun I had seen all year. I played with the tones and the lighting until a title came into
my mind. Nikon N65 35mm lens.

Comments

Melissa G. Meiselman January 02, 2007

Interesting title as the flower is looking into the light. I wonder what the light means...truth or wisdom? #581361

Beverly A. Wright January 02, 2007

You've called it Melissa, it's the
wisdom to know the truth.
I appreciate you understanding the
image, and questioning the meaning.
My heart went into this title, so
I thank you for your wonderful comments! #3773200

Chastity Abbott January 02, 2007

Oh my....this is just beautifully created! I adore the tones to this and the vintage feel to it. I love the flower facing towards the light! I love the detail from the petals and the depth....beautiful work!!! #3773594

Stacy L. Robertson January 02, 2007

Awesome! Just Awesome. I love what you have done with this Bev. You have created a wonderful piece of art here. Everything about it screams ENTER ME! #3774157

Cyn Valentine level-classic January 02, 2007

Beautiful creation Beverly..love the effects!! #3774194

Beverly A. Wright January 03, 2007

Thank you so much for your very kind
words! I'll take that as a compliment!
#3775736

Beverly A. Wright January 03, 2007

Thank you for calling it art! That's big
coming from the most well rounded
artist I know!! You have so many great
outlets for expression and they all
come out so wonderful!! Thanks I might
just enter thiis one! BTW Not this
Sat. but the next, he might get to bring me up, there is one of his shows
going on. I'll call you and we can figure it all out! #3775787

Beverly A. Wright January 03, 2007

Thank you so much Cyn for the much
appreciated comment and the visit!
I'm glad you like this. #3775802

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 03, 2007

Beautiful tones and effects Beverly! #3776360

Beverly A. Wright January 03, 2007

Thank you for the nice comment and
the visit Claudia! #3776417

Colette M. Metcalf January 03, 2007

Very nice image and effects, Beverly!! #3776828

Beverly A. Wright January 03, 2007

Thank you so much Colette for the kind
words and the visit! #3777552

Bill Wyatt January 05, 2007

Van Gogh painted flowers in the brightest sunlight. He felt that only when the sun was at it's peak did colors and tones reach theirs. Beautiful image and effects. Excellent job Bev. #3783340

Bill Wyatt January 05, 2007

I think this is a spiritual image. The truth being the way. Facing the way. Facing GOD. Facing what your life is or what you have let it become?
I take the sunlight as the truth or the way. Very thought provoking image, Bev! #3783358

Beverly A. Wright January 05, 2007

Thank you so much Bill for your first
comment, I agree with Van Gogh as far
as colors reaching their peak, in the
bright sunlight. I think it's a good
metaphorh for life, when the light is
bright and exposes everything. #3784635

Beverly A. Wright January 05, 2007

You're so right about the spirituality
here. The light simply represents God
who is the truth for me and the way,
and sometimes it feels hard to face the
truth, because you are facing God when
you do. I have come to the conclusion
that I would rather face God with the
truth and allow him to forgive and love
me rather than turn away and hide and
feel nothing. Especially his love!!!!! #3784668

Paula Dwyer January 10, 2007

Excellent work of art!! Beautifully created!! :) #3804719

Beverly A. Wright January 10, 2007

Hi Paula! Thank you so much for your
kind comments and the visit! #3804753

Amy JACKSON level-classic January 10, 2007

Excellent image and effects, Beverly!! Well done! #3805510

Beverly A. Wright January 10, 2007

Thank you Amy! I'm really glad you like
this, thanks for the comments and the visit!! #3805556

Jenny D January 12, 2007

Awesome job with this! Great tones, effects & comp! #3813117

Beverly A. Wright January 12, 2007

Thank you so very much JD, for the nice
comments and the visit!! #3813543

Cassie L. Woodlee May 23, 2007

Way to go, congrats on your finalist Beverly!!!! #4319080

Beverly A. Wright May 24, 2007

Thank you so very much Cassie! #4323510

Stacy L. Robertson May 26, 2007

Very well deserved finalist!!!! What a beautiful image, I love the title and the effects are great! Good luck!!!! #4333939

Bill Wyatt December 26, 2008

Fantastic lighting and effects! Beautiful work Bev! #6943322

Beverly A. Wright December 26, 2008

Thank you Bill so much for your wonderful comments on this image!
Much appreciated! #6943362

Bill Wyatt January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist Bev! Yes I am a Steelers fan have been so since I was a small boy living not to far away from the old 3 rivers stadium!! #7055186

Beverly A. Wright January 20, 2009

Thank you Bill for your kind comment and
the visit!GO STEELERS!!!! #7055638

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