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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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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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Rooted in Musical History

“He played his fiddle and I wept.” ~ Cherel Ito  Much of the Ozark Mountain region is remote, and economically underserved. It is rich in musical history and in that geographical area of the country, much of the music is … 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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Nepal Rings in the Year 2068

“I like wandering alone – my own time to discover and shoot pictures.” ~ Cherel Ito Photographer and filmmaker, Cherel Ito, captured this image through the lens of her camera as she traveled through Nepal. According to the Gregorian calendar, … Continue reading

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Life from a Different Point of View

“Truth in Haiti is like a kaleidoscope. It may appear one way, then suddenly shift.” ~ Cherel Ito A few months ago, in the blog writing Mysterious Natural Disasters http://bit.ly/fSk9r0, life in Haiti today was compared with photo journalist Cherel Ito’s … Continue reading

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