On Meditation - qrux


The photos below are of Buddhist devotional objects, images of the Chinese and Japanese gardens at the Huntington Library in San Marino and at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. Included are a few smaller Buddhist statues, borrowed from my meditation instructor and friend, Victor Byrd.

I sought to photograph scenes of peacefulness and tranquility through images of "silent" objects existing in nature and in their surroundings. The Buddha figures were of various sizes and settings and I chose to add filtration and manipulation to impart a sense of otherworldliness.

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