Tao Of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing

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Tao Of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing

by Philippe L. Gross, S. I. Shapiro

Ten Speed Press | January 9, 2001 | Trade Paperback

Tao Of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing is rated 4 out of 5 by 1.
This provocative, visually stunning volume draws upon Taoist teachings to explore the creative and spiritual dimensions of the art of photography. Excerpts from the Taoist classic the Chuang-tzu and the writings of Western aesthetes are complemented by over 60 photographs from the work of such canonical photographers as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Stieglitz, and Dorothea Lange. Lucid instructional text and enlightening exercises assure that photographers of all levels will be able to incorporate the lessons of the Tao into their own work.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 9.9 × 10.09 × 0.47 in

Published: January 9, 2001

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1580081940

ISBN - 13: 9781580081948

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from great book i picked this up without even hearing about it and thought i would end up returning it.. but it was filled with great words of wisdom and inspiration... also it was the best photography book i've read... it reads so much better than any other textbook i've read.
Date published: 2002-01-25

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Tao Of Photography: Seeing Beyond Seeing

by Philippe L. Gross, S. I. Shapiro

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 9.9 × 10.09 × 0.47 in

Published: January 9, 2001

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1580081940

ISBN - 13: 9781580081948

From the Publisher

This provocative, visually stunning volume draws upon Taoist teachings to explore the creative and spiritual dimensions of the art of photography. Excerpts from the Taoist classic the Chuang-tzu and the writings of Western aesthetes are complemented by over 60 photographs from the work of such canonical photographers as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Stieglitz, and Dorothea Lange. Lucid instructional text and enlightening exercises assure that photographers of all levels will be able to incorporate the lessons of the Tao into their own work.

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"A great gift choice . . . a treasure trove of inspiration for photographers of any level open to letting a little Taoist creativity into their picture taking."-New Age Retailer "Wonderfully stimulating work on many levels."- the NAPRA ReView

About the Author

A native of Switzerland, PHILIPPE L. GROSS, Ph.D. is a writer, teacher, and photographer, and editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. He is based in Honolulu, Hawaii.
S. I. SHAPIRO, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii.

Editorial Reviews

"A great gift choice . . . a treasure trove of inspiration for photographers of any level open to letting a little Taoist creativity into their picture taking."-New Age Retailer "Wonderfully stimulating work on many levels."- the NAPRA ReView
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