Fall From Grace by Larry3
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Shot with Mamiya 645, F11@ 1sec, ISO 125, In East Los Angeles at Self Help Graphics, on Cesar Chavez Blvd.
Fallen Roses by a doorway from a shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe), also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe (Spanish: Virgen de Guadalupe; Nahuatl: Tonantzin Guadalupe) is a celebrated Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary. The roses were changed out on the shrine about once a week. As the roses dried and fell they would leave colorful petals on the side walk. During the three weeks I spent observing the shrine I noticed this combination of primary colors. The tile came to me before I took the image.
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“According to tradition, on December 9, 1531 Juan Diego, a simple indigenous peasant, had a vision of a young woman while he was on a hill in the Tepeyac desert, near Mexico City. The lady told him to build a church exactly on the spot where they were standing. He told the local bishop, who asked for some proof. He went back and had the vision again. He told the lady that the bishop wanted proof, and she said “Bring the roses behind you.” Turning to look, he found a rose bush growing behind him. He cut the roses, placed them in his poncho and returned to the bishop, saying he had brought proof. When he opened his poncho, instead of roses, there was an image of the young lady in the vision."

A retired US Marine Corps Officer and award winning photographer. Since 1983 I’ve been working in Hollywood as an actor/director, mostly involved in theater. I also shoot Actor Head-shots in Hollywood and work as a Videographer and editor.

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  • sentimentum
    sentimentumover 3 years ago


    Please click banner to view the gallery

  • Thank you very much.

    – Larry3

  • sentimentum
    sentimentumover 3 years ago

    have you seen your image in our gallery it looks amazing :) just click Here to view

  • Very pleased, thank you

    – Larry3

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Betts9 months ago


    Lovely capture and mixture of textures


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