The Inner Path of Photography

We yearn for the taste of the sacred…and through our cameras discover it, the world, and ourselves.

Category: Images

“Pleasure – A Meditation”

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Stop.

Breathe deeply.

Allow the peace within.

You are still a sacred being
Here to celebrate life.

At this moment – and throughout your day today –

Know that simply being you

Being Love 

makes a difference.

Relax. It is a noble act to share your pleasure.

Image: Morning Pleasure
© 2017 Heidi Straube

“Blizzard” Chosen for CCAA “All New England” Exhibition

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Save the Date!

Please join me at the reception for
the Cape Cod Art Association’s
special exhibition 
“All New England.”

My image
“Blizzard” –
First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod

has been chosen
to be one of the images celebrated

I promise to tell you fabulous stories of…
the magic of shooting photos in the middle of a blizzard
how I stayed warm (I may even show you a photo)
and why I am back on the Cape, after a year’s break,

for yet another winter’s beauty, expansiveness,
and nights by the fireplace

Perhaps you’ll want to stay?

Reception
October 20, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

 Exhibition
October 17 – November 13, 2016

Cape Cod Art Association
Photography Center of Cape Cod
3480 Main Street
Barnstable, MA  02630
508/362.2909

Image: “Blizzard”
First Encounter Beach, Eastham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
© 2016 Heidi Straube

 

“Sweetness”

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Elegance.

Simple beauty.

Softness.

I wish you much sweetness today.

 

Image: “Morning Love”
© Heidi Straube 2016

“Sculpting Light”

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The
Difference
Between a good artist
And a great one

Is:

The novice
Will often lay down her tool
or brush

Then pick up an invisible club
On the mind’s table

And helplessly smash the easels and
Jade.

Whereas the vintage man
No longer hurts himself or anyone

And keeps on
Sculpting

Light.

*****

Photographer’s Note:

I have always loved this poem by Hafiz and its layered meanings.

The idea of an artist not giving up, quietly continuing to create, making images of beauty, even when an original project does not come out as anticipated. Always drawing from the depths of Soul, seeing and sculpting the light.

And in our lives – an encouragement for keeping on, through loss, change, the unknown.
A reminder of the Light still alive within, more miracles of life yet ahead to be created.

In happy times, and those of sorrow –  May you always see and sculpt the Light.

*****

Image: “New Road to Taos: Trust”
© 2016, Heidi Straube
Hafiz poem, “The Vintage Man”

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