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Weekly Photo Challenge: Light

The Jewish Festival of Light commemorates the rededication of the Temple following its desecration by the ancient Greeks. The story goes that there was not enough consecrated oil to relight the menorah that stood in the Temple, except for a small amount which miraculously burned for 8 days. Since then we’ve been lighting candles or oil lights to celebrate that miracle and our freedom from religious tyranny. The special menorah…

Reflection

As I said in my last post, I feel inhibited about photographing people, especially when it comes to¬†self-portraits. Just the thought of sitting for the camera is as difficult for me as getting up to speak in a room full of people who don’t know me. So, encouraged (or egged-on in the nicest possible way) by David Bennett, I finally started to experiment and here’s the first of what I…