Clock Talk

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© Andrea Petersen
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A time to rend, and and a time to sew: a time to keep silence, and a time to speak. Ecclesiastes 3: 7

This is another version showing the mantle clock converted into monochrome. As I mentioned in the first version, this is a clock that was given to my mother's parents in 1907 as a wedding gift. My mother passed it down to me several years later. It is interesting that the challenge for this category ends on July 18th, the day my mother turns 102. Time slips by very quickly.

In comparing the Bible verse to the clock, I would say when the clock isn't wound up to chime, it remains silent, but it speaks loudly when it chimes.

19 responses

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    I really like this version too!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    A timely entry, well done Andrea. Also one of my favorite verses.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    excellent!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    Excellent entry to your family heirloom clock!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    love this one too Andrea. both photos are beautiful!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (28 Jun 2011):

    Thank you everyone for your comments.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (28 Jun 2011):

    Your clock would be beautiful no matter how you photographed it! What a cherished treasure!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (29 Jun 2011):

    I prefer this image compared to the colour photo, great entry for the theme Andrea!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (29 Jun 2011):

    I love monochrome photography, so this is my favorite. But both photos are very lovely. You have done a fabulous job with your special clock!!! Very good for this theme!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (29 Jun 2011):

    Love the timeless look! No pun intended! Great entry, Andrea!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (29 Jun 2011):

    awesome entry ...... love the compo...

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 Jun 2011):

    Rockin' JPG's Theme Park (in a most timely way).

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (30 Jun 2011):

    love your theme entry, Andrea! Like it also in b&w.

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   gave props (30 Jun 2011):

    I love the retro fell and color Fab entry!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (1 Jul 2011):

    Great entry! I love this monochrome version!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (1 Jul 2011):

    Fabulous tones on this image and what a great treasure. My adopted father rebuilt old clocks in his spare time. We had a house full of ticking and tocking and dinging and donging. I remember him winding them and setting the chimes to go off at just the right moment. Often when I can't sleep, I think back to the ticking and tocking and it puts me out.

  • Eric Ianuzi

    Eric Ianuzi   gave props (2 Jul 2011):

    lovely image

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (4 Jul 2011):

    What a treasure and so beautifully captured. Wonderful entry, Andrea.

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