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Liberate Your Art
Photographer, Reader, Writer, Thinker, Dreamer
I bought my first SLR camera (a Yashica TL-ELECTRO) when I was 17 and imagined I would become a great photographer. My love of photography, unfortunately, was thwarted by a photo-journalism class (the first "C" in college, but not the last!) as well as several packages of accidentally exposed photo paper and the high cost of film on a student budget. An unexpected gift of a Canon Rebel xSI four years ago reawakened those old, dormant dreams. A bit wiser now, I knew that photog instructor was full of bs even if technically he was pretty good. I began snapping away and haven't looked back. Mostly, I shoot nature photography because flowers and rocks don't talk back at you when you pose them.
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The ordinary-sized stuff which is our lives, the things people write poetry about—clouds—daffodils—waterfalls—what happens in a cup of coffee when the cream goes in—these things are full of mystery, as mysterious to us as the heavens were to the Greeks. … Continue reading
Credo ut intelligam I believe in order that I may understand ~ Anselm of Canterbury (1033 – 1109) Corollary: Intelligo ut credam I think that I may believe
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~ Saint Augustine.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity. ― Henri Cartier-Bresson
I have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could. – Gandhi (1869-1948)
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart … Continue reading
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only … Continue reading
Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves? ~ Andy Warhol
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. ~ Emily Dickinson