Carried On the Wings...

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© Andrea Petersen
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And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from thee, that the Spirit of the Lord shall carry thee..I kings 18:12
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I shot this so quickly just walking out the door of our house late this afternoon that I did not take time to zoom in tighter with my lens of these three crows flying overhead... To my dismay I saw it was on the 55 mm focal length. I cropped it as much I could afterward.
More than likely it was the angle of how I shot the picture but through the alignment it looked like one crow was carrying the other crow on its wings. I decided not to delete it because I saw it in terms of symbolism. It is as though one crow was carrying the burdens of the crow on top and giving it strength as they traveled together on their journey...Many prayers are for the disaster victims who are suffering so much loss and devastation.

18 responses

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Mar 2011):

    I love your capture and idea, Bravo! We need to carry one another more and more.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (12 Mar 2011):

    Sometimes the best shot is the one you didn't think would turn out. This is fantastic!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (12 Mar 2011):

    Beautiful lighting and silhouette.. and I love your interpretation here.. very well done!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (13 Mar 2011):

    Sublime silhouette.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (13 Mar 2011):

    beautifully captured!

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (13 Mar 2011):

    nicely done

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (13 Mar 2011):

    Whatever you think is wrong with it, I still like it. It looks like a painting!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (14 Mar 2011):

    It is so very very pretty Andrea!

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (14 Mar 2011):

    Great capture, and wonderful sentiment!!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (14 Mar 2011):

    Very beautiful lighting on this one, Andrea! I love the framing too!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (14 Mar 2011):

    Very lovely capture and superb interpretation!! Great shot, Andrea!!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (15 Mar 2011):

    Very nice...............

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (16 Mar 2011):

    Absolutely beautiful! Wonderful composition, light, and mood. I love your narrative and interpretation This is exceptionally well done...

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    a beautiful tribute, Andrea

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (on a perfect note).

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (16 Mar 2011):

    Perfect for the theme and the sentiment Andrea, love the colors and comp, excellent entry

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Mar 2011):

    A very beautiful and moving tribute, Andrea.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (20 Mar 2011):

    I think it is a great photo and love what you wrote about it. You did an excellent job with the cropping and framing of the photo : )

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