I Know I Am Intelligent Because I Know That I Know Nothing .... Socrates

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Meditation & Photography

I find at times it nearly impossible to clear the mind and to live in the here and now, I have always been the type of person to either be stressing about things that have not happened yet or stewed over and regretted things in my past.
For most of my life I have struggled with the ability to appreciate beauty and magic of the moment that I am living in, even though this has been a conscious effort and desire for as long as I can remember.
Recently I have been getting more involved with a passion that I have also had for years, Photography !
I have always enjoyed the artistic side of life and wether it be through my poetry, paintings / drawings or now through my photography, I have always tried to explain to the world what I see and what I feel. This hasn't always been easy as I do have an unusual perspective on life at times and have always viewed the world around me as if I was watching a TV show, detached and yet engrossed !
With the photography I have found that as one of it's benefits, I am forced to focus on the here and now, that moment directly in front of me and the story that it is telling me.
To be distracted is to miss the opportunity !
Below are a few photographs I have taken recently, I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed living in and capturing the moment.
Andrew Swansson 
Flying High On Life
A young lad living life in the moment at the Beenleigh BMX Park

Small Things can certainly offer huge satisfaction, this small flower ( no bigger than a little finger nail ) was growing along side the path at Curtis Falls, Mt Tamborine.
Very proud of this Macro shot.

Morning Dew
It's all about perspective

My Father
Norman Swansson
Love !

My first ever Pregnancy Photographic Shoot
Model : Rita 31 weeks

Sepia / Colour Layer

Love begets Love

In Safe Hands