An Offering of Light

January 18 th 2008

I caught this monk lighting the votive candles at San Miniato al Monte, in Florence, Italy, in preparation for a vespers service; I was able to shoot with available light by using ISO 1600.

Topics: Arts

Rosie Perera is a writer, teacher/tutor, photographer, lay preacher, and all-round computer geek. After graduating from college, she worked as a software engineer for Microsoft for eleven years, where she was part of the team that created Word. She then pursued a Master of Christian Studies from Regent College in Vancouver. During this time she also developed her skills and lifelong love of photography, through courses at Focal Point photography school. Now she combines all of these into a unique multi-threaded vocation. Her passion and research interests involve the interrelationships between faith, technology and the arts.