Now My Grave Sweeter Still

© Natural/Abstract Photography

Now My Grave Sweeter Still

Uploaded: December 01, 2008

Description

Fort Sumner, New Mexico
Featured Artist First Friday Art Trail November 2009
West Texas Photographic Society Juried Exhibition 2010

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

Comments

December 03, 2008

Beside the lamb being a comfort and protector, the pumpkin seems to be acting as a headstone itself.
I particularly like the stones cradling the pumpkin. The sharp burst of orange pops and is a beautiful contrast throughout the arid sadness.

Very unusual...I love this photo. :) #1045641

Natural/Abstract Photography December 03, 2008

Thanks so much Sandee. This was taken in Fort Sumner, New Mexico a few days after Dia De Los Muertos so there were a lot of little things left at the graves but this was only pumpkin that I saw. #6846242

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