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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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Women Connecting Globally

“Sometimes the space where we met stands still.” ~ Cherel Ito  It is International Women’s Day! When this image of mother and child was taken by photographer Cherel Ito http://www.throughthelensofhercamera.com  in Nepal in 1978, there was not the connectedness among … 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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Capturing Beauty in Aging

“Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.” ~ Cherel Ito  Well, it is a New Year! With each year added to their lives, human beings ripen a little more. Many do not like the physical changes … Continue reading

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Deep Awareness

Lani Alpert Hall wrote that Cherel Ito “always interpreted her world with depth and subtext…details moved her.”   To be able to recognize and capture a wide range of emotions, is a talent that photographers strive for. It is for this … Continue reading

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People in Balance – Cultural Exchange

“There is a sense of rhythm – a balance between nature and the people walk around connected with their environment. ~ Cherel Ito   Cherel Ito’s photographic journeys took her to places, such as Morocco, where most people from the United … Continue reading

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Striking Contrasts

“I contemplate rhythm, movement, pulse” ~ Cherel Ito  As you look back on this blogsite, you will see only a small glimpse of what the book “Through the Lens of Her Camera” is all about. Through observation of captured human … Continue reading

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Haitian Happiness

“Haiti is so gentle and romantic…the mysteries of this island run deep.”~ Cherel Ito  Photographer Cherel Ito knew about dreams! A dream of hers was fulfilled as she traveled to Haiti capturing it’s people, using her insightful eye, through the lens of … Continue reading

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Art Enriches Lives

“To treat each moment as a supreme performance” ~ Cherel Ito  Many years ago, Cherel Ito came across this musician deep in the heart of the Ozark Mountains. He was far removed from concert halls filled with audiences to appreciate … Continue reading

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Dignity and Opportunity

“No matter what our faith, we can still come together.”                 ~ Cherel Ito In the year 1978, Cherel Ito fulfilled her dreams of traveling to Africa on a quest to capture photographic images of a  culture that at the time, far … Continue reading

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