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Kim Manley Ort
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Living a contemplative life with my camera.
Living a contemplative life with my camera.

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Enjoy this pause in your day to refocus.
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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.92″ background_layout=”light”] I’m all about being here in the present, but sometimes it’s good to reflect on where you’ve been and where you’re going. This…
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How do you see? For it’s not what you see but how you see that determines your worldview. And, you can consciously expand your worldview by changing how you see. In this post, I’ll share the inspiring work of Uta Barth, who explores this idea of…
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  The word chance is used in many different ways. You can take a chance or have a chance encounter. You can decide not to take chances or you can decide you have a chance. There is an element of luck to chance – whether that’s good luck or bad depends on…
Invite Chance In
Invite Chance In
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  About six months ago, I listened to a podcast with Cal Newport, author of a new book called Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World. Although I cant find that original podcast and haven’t read the book, a seed was planted that I’ve…
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  It’s that time of year when I look back on what I’ve been reading. Today, I’d like to share a few of my recent favourites in case you’re looking for a book to read or a gift for someone you love. My selections are a little eclectic because I had two…
Favourite Books of 2017
Favourite Books of 2017
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  It’s Thanksgiving week in the U.S. of A. and I’m off visiting my family. Recently, one of my favourite sites, On Being, rebroadcast a podcast with the wonderful social psychologist Ellen Langer – The Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness. Langer has…
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While at a workshop with writer, Dani Shapiro, she referred to a piece in her book, Still Writing – Advice for Writers from Poet Jane Kenyon. I realized that I’ve incorporated many of these things into my life over the past few years. Below I’ve adapted…
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Confession: I’m still learning to see. Even though I’ve been practicing visual design principles for my photography for fifteen years, I’m still learning. Even though I’ve been teaching workshops on seeing for seven years, I’m still learning to see.…
Still Learning to See
Still Learning to See
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  Last weekend, I spent a day with Freeman Patterson, one of my mentors in seeing. Patterson is a well-known and loved Canadian photographer, known for his workshops with Andre Gallant in New Brunswick and South Africa, as well as other places. He’s been…
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