Taken 10-May-14
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Keywords:desolation, springs, yellowstone
Photo Info

Dimensions1455 x 1807
Original file size2.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken10-May-14 12:54
Date modified26-May-14 19:18
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS REBEL T2i
Focal length55 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/60 at f/11
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Ache of Desolation

Ache of Desolation

Mammoth Springs
Yellowstone National Park

"The beauty that emerges from woundedness
is a beauty infused with feeling;
a beauty different from the beauty
of landscape and the cold perfect form.
This is a beauty that has suffered
its way through the ache of desolation
until the words or music emerged
to equal the hunger and desperation at its heart.
It must also be said that not all woundedness
succeeds in finding its way
through to beauty of form.
Most woundedness remains hidden,
lost inside forgotten silence.
Indeed, in every life there is some wound
that continues to weep secretly,
even after years of attempted healing.
Where woundedness can be refined into beauty
a wonderful transfiguration takes place.”

- John O Donohue