Photography As Meditation
I intended to keep this website's focus on spirituality and not involve other aspects of my life, but I've realized the things we enjoy the most become important to tell the whole story.
Photography has for the past few years been one of those.
More specifically, it's been landscape photography that's been the most rewarding and meditative.
Being outside, watching the wildlife and the changing of the seasons is a beautiful experience. It's spiritual to me.
You may have something else in your life that gives you the same joy.
When you truly enjoy doing it, it becomes meditation to you. It stills the mind and lets you focus completely on the task at hand.
Shakti Through The Camera Lens
If you know a bit about me, you'll know that Kundalini is very important to me on the spiritual path.
Shakti is when the divine energy becomes manifest and active. As it is in nature.
Kundalini can be substituted for the for word Divine. The manifestation of it can be seen in all that's created, if we look closely.
When I look through the lens, and try to compose a shot I can be happy with, I have to strive every time.
In addition, I strive to see new details and find the best angle of view to bring out its beauty.
There's beauty in all places if we look at them the right way. The great thing about a photograph is that you get to keep the result.
Your Creative Outlet Is Meditation
Meditation isn't always easy. Neither is being creative. But both are very rewarding and they can go hand in hand.
Music, dance, woodworking, knitting, they're all creative. They require focus and dedication and all do great things for the mind.
Being creative also energizes the sacral chakra.
Cherish your favorite activities and you'll see that find both the meditative and the spiritual within them.
Visit My Gallery
To see more of the island I live on here in Norway, you'll browse my gallery here.
It will be updated regularly, but already has moments from every season.
Our cold winters last 7-8 months and include the Northern Lights. Springtime is explosive and short and is filled with small, beautiful arctic flower and foliage.
All the photographs in my gallery are available as prints in a variety of sizes with worldwide shipping, delivered by Fine Art America.