Category Archives: Journal writing

Learning from the Elders

“The beauty of simplicity – the simplicity of beauty.” ~ Cherel Ito  One only needs to look at the face of this woman, distinguished by age, to know that she has accumulated a lifetime of wealth – of wisdom and … Continue reading

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Spiritual Stones

“Every minute is for observation and making connections.” ~ Cherel Ito  Although there are no sandy beaches, theme parks or awe-inspiring mile high mountain vistas, the wailing wall is a place where millions of tourists flock to every year. The … Continue reading

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One-of-A-Kind Soul and Spirit

“ My photography is committed to ….unrehearsed moments of human expression.” ~Cherel Ito  Cherel Ito’s work as a producer and editor in the filmmaking industry was a natural extension of her photography. Her interests led her to produce and edit … Continue reading

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Poverty Plights

“Entering the Ozarks…a place I can’t touch with words…stopped to photograph……never afraid of the stranger…my smile never died.” ~ Cherel Ito  From the photographic journeys that Cherel Ito took through Mississippi, Louisiana and the Ozark Mountains in the 1970s, one … Continue reading

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Character Adds Strength

“I still find Japan hard to describe. It is more like praying.” ~ Cherel Ito  Nine days before catastrophic events hit Japan, a blog entitled “Harmony among People” was featured on this blog site Through the Lens of Her Camera: … Continue reading

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Documenting the Past

“..only two obstacles – camera broken and Indians refuse photos, But I take it all into my heart.” ~ Cheryl Ito Many of Cherel Ito’s photographic journeys took her to places outside of the United States. During the late 1960’s … Continue reading

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A Sociological Study in Cultures

“There aren’t as many unanswerables as one might think. Thought in it’s purest form is a basis for sanity, curiosity, awareness.” ~ Cherel Ito   The book Through the Lens of Her Camera is a study in sociology, of sorts. This … Continue reading

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