The Tao of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing

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Ten Speed Press, 2001 - Photography - 136 pages
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This provocative, visually stunning volume draws upon Taoist teachings to explore the creative and spiritual dimensions of the art of photography. Excerpts from the Taoist classic the Chuang-tzu and the writings of Western aesthetes are complemented by over 60 photographs from the work of such canonical photographers as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Stieglitz, and Dorothea Lange. Lucid instructional text and enlightening exercises assure that photographers of all levels will be able to incorporate the lessons of the Tao into their own work.

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"The more you look, the more you see." - Pirsig. The "Tao of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing" teaches you how to look and see with exerpts from Tao philosophy and wise quotes from various sources. A beautiful book, all round. Read full review

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From the inside cover: "The Tao of Photography: Seeing beyond Seeing is a unique approach to the art of living that draws upon Taoist wisdom and photographic artistry to provide insights into ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

A native of Switzerland, PHILIPPE L. GROSS, Ph.D. is a writer, teacher, and photographer, and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. He is based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
S. I. SHAPIRO, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii.

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