As I began my quest to suggest books for this post, I realized that the books Ive been reading are not photo books but all are indeed still perfect for photographers. Photographic vision and the act of photography are divine gifts….thus my suggestions for you to read this summer are:25 Lessons I’ve Learned about [Photography] Life! (in Color)
by Lorenzo Domínguez and Stephanie Staal
A wonderful long essay on photography as life…
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
by Eckhart Tolle
This is Tolle’s first and, I feel, most impactful book. Here he reminds us that we are NOT our brain and teaches how to tap into your intuitive powers. Isn’t that what creative thrives on, intuitive connection?
Heart Steps: Prayers and Declarations For a Creative Life
by Julia Cameron (author of The Artist’s Way)
Cameron has channeled a lovely book of affirmations for creative people. I read out of this book at the end of my lectures and I receive so many requests for copies of the affirmation I have read.