“Meditative Photography: How Finding your Zen can improve your art”

I too believe daily #distractions are damaging ourselves & our art. But it’s a hard thing to fight.

On February 13th, photographer and educator David Ulrich published his book, Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography.

Ulrich’s philosophy revolves around the idea that “Creativity arises from stillness”. This theory has been the foundation of his classroom as well as his photography since the 1970s.

At first, this mix of meditation and photography might seem a little silly. Images of fourty-year-old women mumbling “ohm” on yoga mats might come to mind. You might think that you simply don’t have time to engage in a meditative lifestyle. The world is fast paced and, as an artist, god knows you have to work fast in order to survive.

But meditative thought could be essential to the way that you go about photography; it could renew and focus your perspective, and make you more effective with your art.

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