Nativity Scene

A close-up picture of a small nativity scene prepared by my wife for the year’s end festivities. We have been doing this since the year we got married in 1980. It’s a tradition that goes back to my youth. It reflects the true spirit of Christ-Mas. Picture shot with a P&S PowerShot A720 IS in macro mode. Photo by ©Omar Upegui R.
Photo by ©Omar Upegui R.

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4 thoughts on “Nativity Scene”

  1. Being Panama a Roman Catholic country, we have the tradition of having “pesebres” or nativity scenes in most homes; however, the tradition is slowly fading away by the younger generations. They are attracted by the lights of the Christmas tree and the contagious laughter of Santa Claus, (e.g., Ho-Ho-Ho).

    Us Old Timers prefer the traditional nativity scene with Baby Jesus in his humble manger with the three Magi and Joseph and Mary. A donkey, a cow and several shepherds with their sheep are usually present in the scene.

    The second image was created using a post-processing software called Pixlr which I use almost all the time to enhance the shots. Someday I will escalate to Light Room 5, most likely it will be next year.



  2. Merry Christmas, Omar and Aura.

    Nena has been collecting nativity scenes since we got married so we have enough for every room and horizontal surface in the house. Some are clay, some carved from stone, others are porcelain, etc. We also have a nativity set up in the front yard with palm leaves for a roof.

    Santa gets his share of attention but the season is about Jesus.

  3. Hello Jim and Nena:

    Good for you and Nena. We have a neighbor who has been increasing the size of his “Nacimiento” for several decades. It is now a main tourist attraction. People come from all over the country to appreciate its beauty and to take pictures.

    Six years ago I covered the event. The venue has increased its size considerably. Please click here to view the huge “Nacimiento” of Residencial El Bosque”

    Merry Christmas to you all,

    Omar and Aura

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