In college my painting professor took us on a long walk through the campus to look carefully at what we saw. He pointed out the within the bark of every tree is contained the color of the leaves, if you look closely. I noticed from that moment forward that nothing in nature clashes. Everything in a meadow is color coordinated.
Alexandra Horowitz, who wrote the giant #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, has written a book called On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes. She’s also created a delightful video trailer of the book. I can’t wait to read it. Today I’ll take a photoshoot walk and look, look, look around. I love the experience of seeing deeply.
Here is the link to the video trailer.