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A Photojournalists Perspective

This blog has been authored and submitted by Sue Batton Leonard ****** “My photography is committed to the discovery of the basic spirit of human beings in their natural environment and to unrehearsed moments of human expression.” ~ Cherel Ito … Continue reading

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A Continuing Legacy: Cherel Ito Photojournalist

The historical importance of photojournalist Cherel Ito’s documentary film work has recently been made even more visible at the National Museum of Women in the Arts inWashington,D.C.  A permanent plaque, outside the entryway to the third floor gallery, has been … Continue reading

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Written All Over Her Face

“People – their faces – a reflection of their soul.” ~ Cherel Ito  A photograph captures a moment in a life. This one frame begs the question ‘Is this how this woman was feeling only in this very moment or … Continue reading

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Stories Captured Stories Told

“Ito’s black-and-white photographs offer a chronicle of one woman’s journey to expand her humanity. … an important contribution to the museum’s growing collection of documentary photography,” said Susan Fisher Sterling, Chief Curator http://www.nmwa.org.   To leaf through Cherel Ito’s book … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in the Everyday

“Get up early to take photos of the marketplace…melons, pears, fish…bought bread from back seat of a car from a very happy man.” ~ Cherel Ito Many artists are stereo-typically said to be self absorbed in themselves and their craft, … Continue reading

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A Product of Art and Soul

“I have learned to be at peace doing nothing – to empty the mind- simplify and curb desires.” ~ Cherel Ito  Creative economy has been the buzzword in pockets all over the United States. It is about living a life … Continue reading

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Open Doors and Open Heart

“The flowers in your eyes are more beautiful than those in the fields.” ~ Cherel Ito  From this quotation, it would seem that Cherel Ito was seduced by her subject’s eyes. However, it was not the eyes that held mystery … Continue reading

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