photography

photography

I have spent the last 20 years trying to portray the sense of place I experience at the lake of my childhood. Located in Upper East Tennessee, South Holston Lake is cradled in the Appalachian Mountains.

Being in the presence of a deep, quiet body of water gently surrounded by this wise mountain range pulls me out of the shallow fray of my frantic life to rest in a centered awareness. It is a threshold — a true “thin place.”

I love this photo.

It's relatable. It's humanizing. It's neighborhood. The photographer has captured an image with layers of meaning and connectedness.

At first glance, one's eye is drawn to hijab and hands. It's what we Americans have been trained to do — to look for the extreme, the other, the different, the enemy training their children to be Islamic fundamentalists. This lens, even for an editor and producer who spends most of his days breaking through the stereotypes to discover the humanity in the other, is difficult to shatter.

While searching for a lead photo for this week's show, I chanced upon this awesome scene of the Prince of Wales Hotel, nestled in the Canadian Rockies in Waterton National Park in Alberta. A must-visit someday!

The story behind this one powerful shot of "vulnerability and shame" from Segovia, Columbia.

Memorials in Berlin and New York remind us to pray for those who have no one to pray for them.

Folks continue to gift us with picturesque images of their physical sanctuaries and healing spaces. The common themes? Home and nature.

If you pay attention, you'll see connections that one often overlooks — even in a Tumblr dashboard.

"I picked up a camera in journalism class, and it was truly spiritual." We've had the honor of working with Ann Marsden many times over the years. Her passion for her craft inspired all of us at On Being, and we’ll miss her deeply.

Meeting Jane Goodall was a highlight of our production trip. A photo of the legendary primatologist and conservationist chatting with Krista.

A video that's so heartbreakingly gorgeous and unswerving in its emotional sway, it'll have you pondering your own station in life.

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