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Coco

Posted on 01/10/2016


Photo taken on January 10, 2016


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Burning sage tsc creative

Burning sage   tsc creative
Was out last night so didn't have time to do project. Just pulled a few things together...shapes really and wanted to get the smoke from the sage but didn't want to burn too much of it. Hope you can see smoke. My little take on a quick creative.

Some have asked about the ritual of burning sage. Here it is.

"The ritual burning of herbs and herbal resins is common to many cultures in the world. From the rich frankincense of the Church and the Middle Eastern bazaar, to the heady incenses of Asia, to the raw energy of brush burning in many native cultures—the purification of space through this modality is a global phenomenon and one you can benefit from highly.

Burning sage is one of the oldest and purest methods of cleansing a person, group of people or space. While Native American sage burning is the most commonly recognized form of it today, it has nevertheless been a shared practice in other cultures too.

From the ancient Celtic druids who used sage as a sacred herb alongside Oak Moss for burning as well as medicinal purposes, to the Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon whose Palo Santo (sacred wood) sage burning ceremonies are still practiced to this day."

Robert Wilson, k.e.s_kloset, Janano -, Valfal and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo


17 comments - The latest ones
fragglerocks
fragglerocks
Grand! Definitely counts as creative!
22 months ago.
autofantasia
autofantasia
Yes, very nice and I can see the smoke too ... must say you were very brave tackling this ... I still have nightmares about the "hot drink" challenge - lol! ;)
22 months ago.
Dida From Augsburg
Dida From Augsburg
Very nice "last minute" still life, the smoke is good to see and I like the bokeh in the background!
22 months ago.
Sami Serola
Sami Serola
I do like the composition and background, but I guess the smoke would have been more visual against dark background ;-)
22 months ago.
Amazingstoker
Amazingstoker
very attractive image, I'd not heard of burning sage before, sounds interesting
22 months ago.
Judith Jannetta
Judith Jannetta
Really nice close up, I couldn't help breathing in to try and smell the burning sage. Well done
22 months ago.
Valfal
Valfal
Beautifully captured macro! I like the bokeh as well :-)
22 months ago.
Clickity Click
Clickity Click
Ah the boke is very nice ... interesting history behind the burning of sage.
22 months ago.
Wierd Folkersma
Wierd Folkersma
very nice close up and the bokeh works well
22 months ago.
Janano -
Janano -
fantastic photography !
22 months ago.
H C
H C
Very interesting and creative.
22 months ago.
k.e.s_kloset
k.e.s_kloset
I want to smell this. I like the little ember and I can see the smoke too. It's really pretty and a nice dof, Cordia.
22 months ago. Edited 22 months ago.
Shuttering Yukon
Shuttering Yukon
nicely done
22 months ago.
PaulOClassic©
PaulOClassic©
Excellent work!
22 months ago.
Chrissy
Chrissy
wow, super Makro und bokeh
22 months ago.
Esther
Esther
Very creative and innocent.
22 months ago.
Gillian Everett
Gillian Everett
Interesting story and image.
22 months ago.