Images and Writing

Through my photography, I hope to reflect surprising encounters with a world filled with wonder. Not always traditionally beautiful encounters, but paradoxical ones – simplicity in chaos, beauty in imperfection, the joy and sadness in impermanence.

My goal is to present a view that you might not have seen or considered before, to have you see the subject in a new way. If you can sense the essence of the moment, then I’ve done my job.

* Most of my photographs are available for use – with attribution – through a Creative Commons license on Flickr.

* To purchase images, visit Imagekind. Images for licensing are available at EyeEm Market.

* Follow my daily adventures in seeing at Instagram.


Most of my writing is right here on my blog, beginning November 2010. Here is a list of articles I’ve written in other places.

Posts on Medium are here.

In the Conversation with Kim Manley Ort – an interview with Leanne of The Creative Contemplative

Photography and the Web of Connection – Lee Aspland’s Blog

How to Pause and Learn to Make Better and Fewer Photos – Digital Photography School

A Love Affair with Western Ireland –  on Maptia

Living a Contemplative Life through Photography – a guest post at the community site, Focusing on Life

The Fun and Freedom of Abstract Photography at Life as a Human, the human interest magazine for evolving minds

Patricia Turner (A Photographic Sage) on What Contemplative Photography Means to Me 

Eileen Pardini on Practicing Reverence – Profile of Kim Manley Ort

Tiny Buddha – A Creative Way to Judge Less and Appreciate Life

The Inspired Way e-book by Ariane Hunter and Kate Watson

Digital Photography School – Review of The Practice of Contemplative Photography

Roots of She – Discovering my Roots

Satsuma Blog – What is Contemplative Photography?

Digital Photography School – 8 Photo Projects in your own Backyard

Stay Connected

Stay in touch through my bi-monthly letter which includes a contemplative photo, inspiration, latest posts and advance notice on workshops. You also have the option of receiving a free 5-emails course on The Roots of Photography.


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