Images and Writing

image (1) WebThrough 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.


You can find most of my writing right here on my blog. Here are a few other places I’ve written.

Posts on Medium are here.

A Love Affair with Western Ireland – posted December 8, 2014 on Maptia

Living a Contemplative Life through Photography – a guest post at the community site, Focusing on Life (May 14, 2014).

The Fun and Freedom of Abstract Photography at Life as a Human, the human interest magazine for evolving minds (March 25, 2014).

Simplifying Isn’t Giving Up Stuff, it’s Doing What Matters – posted December 30, 2013 on Medium

Patricia Turner (A Photographic Sage) on What Contemplative Photography Means to Me  (August 28, 2013)

Eileen Pardini on Practicing Reverence – Profile of Kim Manley Ort (April 2, 2013)

Tiny Buddha – A Creative Way to Judge Less and Appreciate Life (January 2, 2013)

The Inspired Way e-book by Ariane Hunter and Kate Watson (January 5, 2012)

Digital Photography School – Review of The Practice of Contemplative Photography (September 18, 2011)

Roots of She – Discovering my Roots (September 7, 2011)

Satsuma Blog – What is Contemplative Photography? (September 2, 2011)

Digital Photography School – 8 Photo Projects in your own Backyard (June 25, 2011)


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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.

1 Comment

  1. Susan Rogers

    Would rather pay for your six week course by mail rather then pay pal. I need an address.



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