14 imagesOn a warm Spring morning in the heart of Tuscany, I had the opportunity to photograph Valentina and Julia — two dancers from the Sienese ballet company. Nestled behind rows of cypress trees and vineyards, this Tuscan villa and gardens became a backdrop to capture their style and grace.
11 imagesThe term numinous is defined as having a mysterious, holy, or spiritual quality that appeals to the higher emotions and aesthetic senses. I ponder the term to positively differentiate my interpretation of spirituality from the restricted definitions and considerations that seem confined to religious discourse. Environments can be viewed to contemplate a spiritual reality not defined by religious creeds or ethical criteria but as meditative and contemplative moments. They offer a vision of mystery and sublimation. For C.G. Jung, ‘numinous’ is an alteration of consciousness that involves powerful experiences coupled with the unconscious mind that include memory, dreams and reflections.
14 imagesPostcards represent visual communication from another century. I liken them to image sharing technologies today.
9 imagesReflection and visual impediments are always at play in the act of seeing.