Camera Work: Lux Aeterna
Good morning and welcome this Easter morning. I don’t have a particularly long essay today, and after reading a couple of posts yesterday about the subject of Easter, religious art and the comments, it occurred to me that an image suggesting light, in the sense of the Latin phrase “Lux Aeterna” might be appropriate, as Easter celebrates the Resurrection, the idea of Eternal Light. This is my offering.
Lux Aeterna is usually used in the context of a service for the passing of a loved one, yet the term eternal light has always suggested that light is ongoing, and as such, is always present with us. Now we can only see light in one of two ways: looking directly at it or reflected from some object. With this image, I’ve managed both.
It’s one of my favorites.
Here’s a link to the image on my website, where you can see it larger and in a darkened environment. May your day be filled with light and joy.
Image ©1974 Lawrence Hudetz All Rights Reserved.