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"Si libenter crucem portas portabit te."

 

"If you willingly carry the cross, the cross will carry you."

Thomas Kempis

 

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This shot was inspired by the recent ruling of the European Court of Human Rights that crucifixes should be removed from Italian classrooms. Deemed "wrong and myopic" by a Vatican spokesperson, this decision sparked condemnation throughout Italy, and other European countries alike.

 

Although a Catholic myself, I'm not much of a churchgoer! However, like most Maltese Catholics, I definitely have a strong opinion regarding this matter!

 

Strobist info:

1x 430EXII fired at 1/8 power 35mm through a DIY snoot, placed approximately 4ft subject upper left, 1ft off the wall.

Triggered by PT04M

   

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Taken on November 18, 2009