Question by Kenny: Why do people use Bible to argue against gay marriage?
Many opponents of gay marriage use Bible to argue against gay marriage.I do understand that gay marriage goes against their religion; however, it is a fact that Bible is a religious book. Since the U.S. is not a theocracy, how could the argument be valid?
Answer by Morbo
what is with the gay questions today
Give your answer to this question below!
(Update: When done reading this, have a look at my "Marriage Revisited" photo as well)
This photo is yet another attempt to follow the #TwPhCh group (Twitter Photo Challenge) here on Flickr. This week's challenge is "rundt" which is norwegian for both round/circular and around.
Here I've used all the cliché's possible: Love, circle of life, the bible, etc. The Bible is even open at the end of chapter 13 of Paul's letter to the Corinthians. You know the quote: "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love" (1 Corinthians 13:13).
But even so: It's a beautiful quote, and I cannot help but feel that the combination of elements looks rather good. Even though we all have seen these kinds of pictures before.
Shot with a cheap 70-300 mm tele zoom with 1:2 macro capabilites. That lens is pleasantly soft.
A flash is place a couple of meters behind and a meter above the ring, pointing down towards the book. The distance is big enough to create harsh shadows. The flash was gelled with a CTO filter to emulate sunset light.
ISO 100, manual exposure, 1/60 and f/8.0. TTL on flash, no compensation. The external flash was triggered by a flash on camera. No flash output from the on-camera flash. I actually thought the sunset effect was too obvious after processing the picture, so I desaturated the picture just a little in Photoshop Elements before uploading it here.
BTW: The ring's the same as on yesterday's picture. But I think the ring likes to model for this picture better than the last
Update: The day after posting this I reached #273 on Explore (May 25), reached #111 the day after that and #57 on day three. Best after that: #50. It's been fun following this development; I think I've learned something about the Interestingness algorithm along the way. Anyway, thanks to everyone who has commented this picture and favorited it.
Update 2: I got third place in this week's Twitter Photo Challenge with this picture. Thanks to everyone who voted for my picture.