Contemplative Photography 06

16 04 2012

See my previous posts on my Contemplative Photography page

Contemplative Photography
Miksang is an art form centred on Contemplative Photography. Miksang is a Tibetan word that translates as “Good Eye” and is based on the Shambala and Dharma art teaching of the late meditation master, artist and scholoar Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche.According to the Miksang Institute for Contemplative Photography, miksang “is (at its most basic level) photography concerned with uncovering the truth of pure perception. We see something vivid and penetrating, and in that moment we can express our perception without making anything up – nothing added, nothing missing. Totally honest about what we see – straight shooting.

My weekly Monday Miksang Offering to you:
The seven Metals of Antiquity are: Gold (discovered 6000BC), Copper (4200BC), Silver (4000BC), Lead (3500BC), Tin (1750BC), Iron – first smelted from meteors (1500BC), and Mercury discovered around 750BC. Currently, there are 86 known metals but only 12 were known up until the end of the 17th century.

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7 responses

16 04 2012
dadirri7

exquisite, perfect for contemplation …. thank you louise 🙂

16 04 2012
Lynne Ayers

I DO like this contemplative photography.

16 04 2012
Madhu

Beautiful! As always!

17 04 2012
Cee Neuner

I love your eye for photography!

17 04 2012
Louise

Wow! thanks Cee!

19 04 2012
Balsillie & Associates

Love the slide show – great effect

23 04 2012
Inger-M

Great shots; I love the texture of the different metals.

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