Robert Bridges' Profile

About

“We are all flowers flowering in a blooming universe.”

I grew up in gardens. The love I felt radiating from my grandmother and flowers and gardens planted those early seeds of equating love and beauty - flowers and serenity.

I am struck by how true it is that “learning to use a camera changes the way one perceives the world.” I try to use the camera as a means of cultivating the qualities of curiosity, playfulness, concentration, mindfulness, gratitude, serenity and joy. Remembering that each time one picks up the camera an opportunity arises to see the world with “fresh eyes.”

I was educated in the “backyard school” of photography and am largely self-taught. My heartfelt gratitude to Minor White, Edward Weston, Ernest Hass and Freeman Patterson for…

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  • Male
  • Born on January 17
  • Joined November 11, 2011

Favorite materials

Iris, Tulip, Day Lily, Dahlia, Columbine, Mindfulness, Stillness, Solitude

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About

“We are all flowers flowering in a blooming universe.”

I grew up in gardens. The love I felt radiating from my grandmother and flowers and gardens planted those early seeds of equating love and beauty - flowers and serenity.

I am struck by how true it is that “learning to use a camera changes the way one perceives the world.” I try to use the camera as a means of cultivating the qualities of curiosity, playfulness, concentration, mindfulness, gratitude, serenity and joy. Remembering that each time one picks up the camera an opportunity arises to see the world with “fresh eyes.”

I was educated in the “backyard school” of photography and am largely self-taught. My heartfelt gratitude to Minor White, Edward Weston, Ernest Hass and Freeman Patterson for inspiration, and to Dency Kane, Ian Adams, and Nancy Rotenberg for encouraging me and helping me learn to shoot from the heart.

For price listings of Signed, Limited Edition Gallery prints please visit my website at
www.rbridgesimagery.com.



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