Contemplative Photography II: Telling The Story

Telling The Story

Photography and Meditation II  Telling The Story  April 27th & May 4th  Two Sessions from 9:30-12:30 @ $90.00   Open To All participants that are comfortable using Digital as well as DSLR cameras and Participants of Photography and Mediation I (participation in Photography and Meditation l is not a prerequisite)   If you are comfortable taking photographs and if you have been trying to break out of your usual visual ‘box’, then Photography and Mediation II is for you! It is open to all those who love using the camera as a source of inspiration and introspection. These workshops are designed to bring you to the creation of your own personal narrative in the visual sense.  Meditation and visualization will be used as empowering tools to focus the mind, enhance consciousness and self-awareness. We will work on eliminating inner distraction allowing for enhanced perception and illumination. Through the contemplative method of visualization you will have an expanded experience with greater capacity for creativity. Through a series of meditation exercises, photography fieldwork and story boarding, you will create your own visual tale. We will look into techniques of using visuals as metaphor, enhanced use of color and light to add meaning and capturing the social and emotional conditions that we all share.   Venue & Registration:   https://mariandale.org/event/photography-and-meditation-ll-telling-the-story/2019-04-27/    299 N. Highland Avenue Ossining, NY 10561 United States    Phone: 914-941-4455; ext. 106  register with Karen Noreika  For Further Information Contact: Joy Baum: inhabitretreats@gmail.com

Photography and Meditation II

Telling The Story

April 27th & May 4th

Two Sessions from 9:30-12:30 @ $90.00

Open To All participants that are comfortable using Digital as well as DSLR cameras and Participants of Photography and Mediation I (participation in Photography and Meditation l is not a prerequisite)

If you are comfortable taking photographs and if you have been trying to break out of your usual visual ‘box’, then Photography and Mediation II is for you! It is open to all those who love using the camera as a source of inspiration and introspection. These workshops are designed to bring you to the creation of your own personal narrative in the visual sense.

Meditation and visualization will be used as empowering tools to focus the mind, enhance consciousness and self-awareness. We will work on eliminating inner distraction allowing for enhanced perception and illumination. Through the contemplative method of visualization you will have an expanded experience with greater capacity for creativity. Through a series of meditation exercises, photography fieldwork and story boarding, you will create your own visual tale. We will look into techniques of using visuals as metaphor, enhanced use of color and light to add meaning and capturing the social and emotional conditions that we all share.

Venue & Registration: https://mariandale.org/event/photography-and-meditation-ll-telling-the-story/2019-04-27/

299 N. Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10561 United States

Phone: 914-941-4455; ext. 106 register with Karen Noreika

For Further Information Contact: Joy Baum: inhabitretreats@gmail.com

Seeing Clearly

When I first began practicing mindfulness, I noticed that colors seemed more vivid. I hadn’t changed the prescription of my eyeglasses, I hadn’t taken new vitamins.  I thought I was imagining the experience. After eight weeks of daily mindfulness practice, I realized I wasn’t seeing anything differently. What was happening was a noticing, a clear noticing of color without confusion of object or idea. It was a pure sensory experience. We sometimes refer to all of mindfulness practice as the practice of seeing clearly.

I’m looking forward to seeing the world clearly through my camera lens, with beginner’s eyes and mind at this summer’s Immersion Retreat Workshop on Contemplative Photography led by Joy Baum.

“Contemplative photography trains you to see the world in fresh ways by distinguishing the sensory from the conceptual. It is a practice that brings out your natural ability to see clearly. It allows you to express what you see photographically.” Andy Karr

This summer’s contemplative photography workshops, will cultivate mindful awareness, stimulate the senses and open channels to seeing anew. There is not only one way of seeing, there are many. Find yours.  

     Photographs can represent significant moments of being, as expressed by the minds’ eye and the emanation of heart.                                                                           

   Photographs can represent significant moments of being, as expressed by the minds’ eye and the emanation of heart.