Monday, October 01, 2007

My Home in Faith 2

This is one of the stained glass windows in our chapel. We don't have ANY gargoyles like Lee does but we've got some pretty snifty stained glass. I've always liked St. George.

I find stained glass a challenge to shoot because the light is shining through the subject rather than reflecting off of it. Plus the problem with hot spots like on the good saint's thigh.

I'll probably add some more of the chapel saints as we move along.



FROG58 said...

That window is very pretty, JP.

We are very fortunate to have gorgeous stained glass windows as well.

It's very strange to me when I go to other churches and they only have colored real design. I'm so used to the glorious, beautiful windows at Emmanuel.

StLouisJohn said...

Jay, I agree with Kim...that is a very striking work of glass.

And I agree with Kim as well regarding "colored glass." It just doesn't do anything for me.

Liturgical stained glass is a telling of a story. At St. Mark's, our glass is unique -- but when you learn the story it tells, it becomes endearing, you bond to it in a way.